Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 36.7 % in 2004 in Pakistan, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Pakistan reached an all time high of 39.2 % in 1998 and an all time low of 15.1 % in 1961. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in China amounted to 194 %, 72.4 % in India and 35.3 % in Iran in 2004.
Pakistan has been ranked 88th within the group of 155 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 29 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.