Bank tier 1 ratio reached 14.0 % in 2018 in Turkey, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.461 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank tier 1 ratio in Turkey reached an all time high of 24.3 % in 2005 and an all time low of 13.0 % in 2013. When compared to Turkey's main peers, bank tier 1 ratio in Bulgaria amounted to 19.4 % and 15.3 % in Greece in 2018.
Turkey has been ranked 82nd within the group of 120 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 ratio, 69 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.