Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 83.4 % in 2019 in Sri Lanka, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.35 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Sri Lanka reached an all time high of 83.4 % in 2019 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Sri Lanka's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in India amounted to 87.2 %, 187 % in Malaysia and 60.1 % in Maldives in 2019.
Sri Lanka has been ranked 41st within the group of 88 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 81 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.