Bank capital adequacy ratio reached 15.2 % in 2017 in Sri Lanka, according to the National Central Bank. This is 6.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank capital adequacy ratio in Sri Lanka reached an all time high of 16.7 % in 2014 and an all time low of 13.5 % in 2015. When compared to Sri Lanka's main peers, bank capital adequacy ratio in India amounted to 12.8 %, 17.1 % in Malaysia, 44.6 % in Maldives and 12.8 % in Myanmar in 2017.
Sri Lanka has been ranked 92nd 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.