Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 33.1 % in 2016 in Swaziland, according to the National Central Bank. This is 11.6 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Swaziland reached an all time high of 37.4 % in 2015 and an all time low of 12.0 % in 2001. When compared to Swaziland's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Botswana amounted to 48.4 %, 41.0 % in Lesotho and 113 % in South Africa in 2016.
Swaziland has been ranked 115th within the group of 128 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 4 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.