Bank equity reached 190,000 KRW bil in 2017 in South Korea, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.78 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank equity in South Korea reached an all time high of 190,000 KRW bil in 2017 and an all time low of 10,928 KRW bil in 1990. When compared to South Korea's main peers, bank equity in China amounted to 5,100 CNY bil and 709,267 VND bil in Vietnam in 2017.
South Korea has been ranked 3rd within the group of 111 countries we follow in terms of bank equity, 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.