Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 59.8 % in 2013 in Kuwait, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.51 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Kuwait reached an all time high of 122 % in 1992 and an all time low of 7.91 % in 1974. When compared to Kuwait's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Bahrain amounted to 150 %, 54.6 % in Iran and 46.6 % in Saudi Arabia in 2013.
Kuwait has been ranked 94th within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 46 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Banking assets are everything that a bank owns, including loans, securities, and physical assets such as buildings.