Bank capital adequacy ratio reached 15.7 % in 2017 in Macedonia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.3 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank capital adequacy ratio in Macedonia reached an all time high of 36.7 % in 2000 and an all time low of 15.2 % in 2016. When compared to Macedonia's main peers, bank capital adequacy ratio in Albania amounted to 16.6 %, 22.1 % in Bulgaria, 17.0 % in Greece and 18.1 % in Kosovo in 2017.
Macedonia has been ranked 84th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank capital adequacy ratio, 61 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The capital adequacy ratio is the proportion of capital to the bank's risk-weighted assets.