Bank regulatory capital reached 280 AUD bil in 2017 in Australia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.92 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank regulatory capital in Australia reached an all time high of 280 AUD bil in 2017 and an all time low of 106 AUD bil in 2004. When compared to Australia's main peers, bank regulatory capital in Indonesia amounted to 1,197,116 IDR bil, 265 MYR bil in Malaysia and 6.51 PGK bil in Papua New Guinea in 2017.
Australia has been ranked 43rd within the group of 106 countries we follow in terms of bank regulatory capital, 18 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Bank regulatory capital is the minimum amount of a bank's capital required to be held for a certain level of assets through regulatory agencies such as the Bank for International Settlements, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or Federal Reserve Board.