Bank tier 1 ratio reached 14.1 % in 2017 in Turkey, according to the National Central Bank. This is 6.99 % more 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 20.9 % and 17.0 % in Greece in 2017.
Turkey has been ranked 79th within the group of 113 countries we follow in terms of bank tier 1 ratio, 73 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.