Bank capital adequacy ratio reached 18.8 % in 2017 in Slovakia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 4.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank capital adequacy ratio in Slovakia reached an all time high of 22.4 % in 2003 and an all time low of 2.43 % in 2000. When compared to Slovakia's main peers, bank capital adequacy ratio in Austria amounted to 18.8 %, 18.1 % in Czech Republic, 18.1 % in Hungary and 18.1 % in Poland in 2017.
Slovakia has been ranked 43rd within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank capital adequacy ratio, 19 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The capital adequacy ratio is the proportion of capital to the bank's risk-weighted assets.