Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 106 % in 2017 in Nepal, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.42 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Nepal reached an all time high of 106 % in 2017 and an all time low of 1.41 % in 1964. When compared to Nepal's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Bangladesh amounted to 59.2 %, 79.7 % in Bhutan, 320 % in China and 88.6 % in India in 2017.
Nepal has been ranked 43rd within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 50 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.