Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 208 % in 2017 in Malta, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.643 % 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 55.8 % in 1981. When compared to Malta's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Greece amounted to 144 %, 154 % in Italy and 102 % in Turkey in 2017.
Malta has been ranked 18th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 5 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.