Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 181 % in 2018 in Kuwait, according to the National Central Bank. This is 10.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Kuwait reached an all time high of 210 % in 2016 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Kuwait's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Iraq amounted to 43.1 % and 79.8 % in Saudi Arabia in 2018.
Kuwait has been ranked 14th within the group of 101 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 59 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Banking assets are everything that a bank owns, including loans, securities, and physical assets such as buildings.