Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 472 % in 2016 in United Kingdom, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.02 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 596 % in 2008 and an all time low of 197 % in 1991. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Belgium amounted to 242 %, 358 % in France, 249 % in Germany and 215 % in Ireland in 2016.
United Kingdom has been ranked 2nd 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.