Bank equity as a share of bank assets reached 18.5 % in 2017 in Serbia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 7.75 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank equity as a share of bank assets in Serbia reached an all time high of 22.6 % in 2008 and an all time low of -16.5 % in 2001. When compared to Serbia's main peers, bank equity as a share of bank assets in Bosnia and Herzegovina amounted to 14.0 %, 14.8 % in Croatia, 10.8 % in Hungary and 8.89 % in Romania in 2017.
Serbia has been ranked 4th within the group of 126 countries we follow in terms of bank equity as a share of bank assets, 1 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.