Bank tier 1 ratio reached 15.0 % in 2018 in Macedonia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.62 % 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 17.0 %, 19.4 % in Bulgaria, 15.3 % in Greece and 15.5 % in Kosovo in 2018.
Macedonia has been ranked 71st within the group of 120 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 ratio, 43 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.