Bank equity as a share of bank assets reached 16.6 % in 2018 in Colombia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.23 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank equity as a share of bank assets in Colombia reached an all time high of 16.6 % in 2018 and an all time low of 12.6 % in 2008. When compared to Colombia's main peers, bank equity as a share of bank assets in Brazil amounted to 10.1 % and 12.5 % in Peru in 2018.
Colombia has been ranked 7th within the group of 118 countries we follow in terms of bank equity as a share of bank assets, 12 places above 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.