Number of banks reached 30.0 banks in 2018 in Iran, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.45 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of banks in Iran reached an all time high of 30.0 banks in 2014 and an all time low of banks in. When compared to Iran's main peers, number of banks in Iraq amounted to 71.0 banks and 34.0 banks in Pakistan in 2018.
Iran has been ranked 53rd within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of number of banks, 68 places above the position seen 10 years ago.