Bank tier 1 capital reached 55.2 MKD bil in 2018 in Macedonia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 12.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in Macedonia reached an all time high of 55.2 MKD bil in 2018 and an all time low of 21.6 MKD bil in 2005. When compared to Macedonia's main peers, bank tier 1 capital in Albania amounted to 133 ALL bil, 11.1 BGN bil in Bulgaria and 0.474 EUR bil in Kosovo in 2018.
Macedonia has been ranked 64th within the group of 101 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 capital, 16 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.