Bank capital adequacy ratio reached 22.1 % in 2017 in Bulgaria, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.334 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank capital adequacy ratio in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 41.3 % in 1999 and an all time low of 13.8 % in 2007. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, bank capital adequacy ratio in Greece amounted to 17.0 %, 20.0 % in Romania and 16.8 % in Turkey in 2017.
Bulgaria has been ranked 20th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank capital adequacy ratio, 37 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The capital adequacy ratio is the proportion of capital to the bank's risk-weighted assets.