Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 30.2 % in 2015 in Niger, according to the National Central Bank. This is 4.25 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Niger reached an all time high of 31.5 % in 2014 and an all time low of 4.78 % in 1998. When compared to Niger's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Algeria amounted to 67.4 %, 16.3 % in Chad, 304 % in Libya and 50.1 % in Mali in 2015.
Niger has been ranked 134th within the group of 147 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 13 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.