Bank assets as a share of GDP reached 19.5 % in 2013 in Yemen, according to the National Central Bank. This is 26.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank assets as a share of GDP in Yemen reached an all time high of 19.5 % in 2013 and an all time low of 7.58 % in 2002. When compared to Yemen's main peers, bank assets as a share of GDP in Djibouti amounted to 101 %, 48.9 % in Oman and 46.6 % in Saudi Arabia in 2013.
Yemen has been ranked 157th within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of bank assets as a share of GDP, 19 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.