Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 94.1 % in 2016 in Saudi Arabia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.81 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Saudi Arabia reached an all time high of 94.1 % in 2016 and an all time low of 2.17 % in 1974. When compared to Saudi Arabia's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Jordan amounted to 159 % and 198 % in United Arab Emirates in 2016.
Saudi Arabia has been ranked 55th within the group of 128 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 28 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.