Bank tier 1 capital reached 170 PLN bil in 2019 in Poland, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.93 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 capital in Poland reached an all time high of 170 PLN bil in 2019 and an all time low of PLN bil in. When compared to Poland's main peers, bank tier 1 capital in Czech Republic amounted to 498 CZK bil, 8,225 RUB bil in Russia and 103 UAH bil in Ukraine in 2019.
Poland has been ranked 53rd within the group of 98 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 capital, 14 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.