Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 84.6 % in 2013 in Qatar, according to the National Central Bank. This is 8.15 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Qatar reached an all time high of 84.6 % in 2013 and an all time low of 41.4 % in 2006. When compared to Qatar's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Bahrain amounted to 150 %, 54.6 % in Iran, 46.6 % in Saudi Arabia and 143 % in United Arab Emirates in 2013.
Qatar has been ranked 67th within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 8 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.