Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 47.5 % in 2013 in World, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.61 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in World reached an all time high of 47.5 % in 2013 and an all time low of 17.1 % in 1962. When compared to World's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in China amounted to 255 %, 268 % in Germany, 195 % in Japan and 88.3 % in USA in 2013.
World has been ranked 114th within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 29 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.