Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 44.4 % in 2010 in Syria, according to the National Central Bank. This is 7.84 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Syria reached an all time high of 44.7 % in 1993 and an all time low of 6.83 % in 1988. When compared to Syria's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Jordan amounted to 95.2 %, 142 % in Lebanon and 82.9 % in Turkey in 2010.
Syria has been ranked 113th within the group of 165 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 41 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.