Bank tier 1 ratio reached 15.3 % in 2018 in Greece, according to the National Central Bank. This is 9.74 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 ratio in Greece reached an all time high of 17.0 % in 2017 and an all time low of 8.74 % in 2008. When compared to Greece's main peers, bank tier 1 ratio in Albania amounted to 17.0 %, 19.4 % in Bulgaria, 15.0 % in Macedonia and 14.0 % in Turkey in 2018.
Greece has been ranked 66th within the group of 120 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 ratio, 7 places above 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.