Bank equity as a share of bank assets reached 16.6 % in 2013 in Azerbaijan, according to the National Central Bank. This is 7.53 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank equity as a share of bank assets in Azerbaijan reached an all time high of 31.5 % in 1999 and an all time low of 8.79 % in 1995. When compared to Azerbaijan's main peers, bank equity as a share of bank assets in Azerbaijan amounted to 16.6 %, 16.8 % in Georgia, 13.6 % in Iran and 11.5 % in Russia in 2013.
Azerbaijan has been ranked 10th within the group of 138 countries we follow in terms of bank equity as a share of bank assets, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Bank equity, or net assets or book value, is the difference between total assets on the one hand and current liabilities and non-capitalised long-term liabilities on the other hand.