Bank equity as a share of bank assets reached 10.7 % in 2018 in Greece, according to the National Central Bank. This is 10.7 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank equity as a share of bank assets in Greece reached an all time high of 12.0 % in 2017 and an all time low of 4.39 % in 2011. When compared to Greece's main peers, bank equity as a share of bank assets in Albania amounted to 10.1 %, 10.8 % in Bulgaria, 10.8 % in Macedonia and 10.8 % in Turkey in 2018.
Greece has been ranked 58th within the group of 118 countries we follow in terms of bank equity as a share of bank assets, 19 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.