Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 199 % in 2017 in Malta, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.75 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Malta reached an all time high of 291 % in 2009 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Malta's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Greece amounted to 147 %, 153 % in Italy and 105 % in Turkey in 2017.
Malta has been ranked 24th within the group of 132 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 10 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.