Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 197 % in 2017 in Portugal, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.12 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Portugal reached an all time high of 293 % in 2012 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Portugal's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in France amounted to 354 %, 188 % in Ireland and 298 % in Spain in 2017.
Portugal has been ranked 25th within the group of 132 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 9 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.