Bank capital adequacy ratio reached 38.1 % in 2017 in Papua New Guinea, according to the National Central Bank. This is 7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank capital adequacy ratio in Papua New Guinea reached an all time high of 38.1 % in 2017 and an all time low of 25.9 % in 2008. When compared to Papua New Guinea's main peers, bank capital adequacy ratio in Australia amounted to 14.5 %, 23.0 % in Indonesia and 14.4 % in Philippines in 2017.
Papua New Guinea has been ranked 2nd within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank capital adequacy ratio.
The capital adequacy ratio is the proportion of capital to the bank's risk-weighted assets.