Bank tier 1 capital reached 30.8 EUR bil in 2017 in Greece, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.08 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in Greece reached an all time high of 34.6 EUR bil in 2015 and an all time low of 15.9 EUR bil in 2008. When compared to Greece's main peers, bank tier 1 capital in Albania amounted to 130 ALL bil, 10.9 BGN bil in Bulgaria, 49.0 MKD bil in Macedonia and 349 TRY bil in Turkey in 2017.
Greece has been ranked 78th within the group of 116 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 capital.
Tier 1 capital is the core measure of a bank's financial strength from a regulator's point of view.