Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 214 % in 2015 in Sweden, according to the National Central Bank. This is 9.06 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Sweden reached an all time high of 235 % in 2014 and an all time low of 44.6 % in 1971. When compared to Sweden's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Denmark amounted to 321 %, 230 % in Finland, 153 % in Norway and 92.5 % in Russia in 2015.
Sweden has been ranked 25th within the group of 147 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 3 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.