Bank tier 1 ratio reached 14.2 % in 2017 in Macedonia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.47 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 ratio in Macedonia reached an all time high of 34.4 % in 2001 and an all time low of 13.4 % in 2010. When compared to Macedonia's main peers, bank tier 1 ratio in Albania amounted to 15.1 %, 20.9 % in Bulgaria, 17.0 % in Greece and 16.2 % in Kosovo in 2017.
Macedonia has been ranked 76th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 ratio, 60 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.