Bank capital adequacy ratio reached 26.4 % in 2017 in Sweden, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.88 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank capital adequacy ratio in Sweden reached an all time high of 26.9 % in 2016 and an all time low of 10.0 % in 2006. When compared to Sweden's main peers, bank capital adequacy ratio in Denmark amounted to 21.7 %, 21.4 % in Finland, 22.0 % in Norway and 12.1 % in Russia in 2017.
Sweden has been ranked 9th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank capital adequacy ratio, 90 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The capital adequacy ratio is the proportion of capital to the bank's risk-weighted assets.