Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 32.7 % in 2015 in Sierra Leone, according to the National Central Bank. This is 44.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 32.7 % in 2015 and an all time low of 3.20 % in 1991. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Burkina Faso amounted to 57.7 %, 25.2 % in Guinea, 45.9 % in Liberia and 50.1 % in Mali in 2015.
Sierra Leone has been ranked 130th within the group of 147 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 11 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.