Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 58.0 % in 2017 in Peru, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.11 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Peru reached an all time high of 63.6 % in 2015 and an all time low of 4.86 % in 1989. When compared to Peru's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Bolivia amounted to 79.9 %, 87.6 % in Brazil, 126 % in Chile and 71.4 % in Colombia in 2017.
Peru has been ranked 81st within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 23 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.