Bank tier 1 ratio reached 17.0 % in 2018 in Albania, according to the National Central Bank. This is 12.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 ratio in Albania reached an all time high of 17.0 % in 2018 and an all time low of 13.7 % in 2015. When compared to Albania's main peers, bank tier 1 ratio in Greece amounted to 15.3 %, 15.5 % in Kosovo, 15.0 % in Macedonia and 14.4 % in Montenegro in 2018.
Albania has been ranked 42nd within the group of 120 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 ratio, 26 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
The Tier 1 capital ratio is the ratio of a bank's core equity capital to its total risk-weighted assets.