Bank capital adequacy ratio reached 18.9 % in 2017 in France, according to the National Central Bank. This is 6.51 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank capital adequacy ratio in France reached an all time high of 18.9 % in 2017 and an all time low of 10.2 % in 2007. When compared to France's main peers, bank capital adequacy ratio in Belgium amounted to 19.0 %, 19.4 % in Germany, 16.7 % in Italy and 15.6 % in Spain in 2017.
France has been ranked 41st within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank capital adequacy ratio, 57 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The capital adequacy ratio is the proportion of capital to the bank's risk-weighted assets.