Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 282 % in 2016 in Lebanon, according to the National Central Bank. This is 6.69 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Lebanon reached an all time high of 282 % in 2016 and an all time low of 140 % in 2009. When compared to Lebanon's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Cyprus amounted to 339 %, 125 % in Israel and 159 % in Jordan in 2016.
Lebanon has been ranked 13th within the group of 128 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP.
Banking assets are everything that a bank owns, including loans, securities, and physical assets such as buildings.