Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 190 % in 2017 in Malaysia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 4.38 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Malaysia reached an all time high of 204 % in 2014 and an all time low of 11.1 % in 1961. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Cambodia amounted to 145 % and 113 % in Thailand in 2017.
Malaysia has been ranked 22nd within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 1 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.