Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 55.9 % in 2015 in Mauritania, according to the National Central Bank. This is 30.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Mauritania reached an all time high of 55.9 % in 2015 and an all time low of 26.9 % in 2006. When compared to Mauritania's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Algeria amounted to 67.4 %, 50.1 % in Mali, 116 % in Morocco and 67.9 % in Senegal in 2015.
Mauritania has been ranked 107th within the group of 147 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 18 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.