Bank tier 1 capital reached 2.86 EUR bil in 2017 in Estonia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 17.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in Estonia reached an all time high of 2.86 EUR bil in 2017 and an all time low of EUR bil in. When compared to Estonia's main peers, bank tier 1 capital in Finland amounted to 14.9 EUR bil, 2.73 LVL bil in Latvia, 2.19 LTL bil in Lithuania and 6,575 RUB bil in Russia in 2017.
Estonia has been ranked 107th within the group of 119 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 capital, 58 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Tier 1 capital is the core measure of a bank's financial strength from a regulator's point of view.