Banks' risk-weighted assets reached 3,442 KES bil in 2017 in Kenya, according to the National Central Bank. This is 12.0 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, banks' risk-weighted assets in Kenya reached an all time high of 3,442 KES bil in 2017 and an all time low of 514 KES bil in 2006. When compared to Kenya's main peers, banks' risk-weighted assets in Tanzania amounted to 19,185 TNS bil and 17,502 UGX bil in Uganda in 2017.
Kenya has been ranked 27th within the group of 106 countries we follow in terms of banks' risk-weighted assets, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Risk-weighted assets are a bank's assets or off-balance sheet exposures, weighted according to risk.