Number of banks reached 59.0 banks in 2019 in Bangladesh, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.72 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of banks in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 59.0 banks in 2019 and an all time low of banks in. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, number of banks in Bhutan amounted to 5.00 banks, 193 banks in China, 161 banks in India and 43.0 banks in Myanmar in 2019.
Bangladesh has been ranked 29th within the group of 140 countries we follow in terms of number of banks, 8 places above the position seen 10 years ago.