Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 25.9 % in 2016 in Tanzania, according to the National Central Bank. This is 13 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Tanzania reached an all time high of 34.1 % in 1982 and an all time low of 8.98 % in 2001. When compared to Tanzania's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Kenya amounted to 56.0 % and 27.4 % in Uganda in 2016.
Tanzania has been ranked 122nd within the group of 128 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 1 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.