Benin: Banking system concentration

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 Benin

Bank concentration: percent of bank assets held by top three banks

 Latest value 73.51
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2019
 Average 82.50
 Min - Max 69.37 - 91.85
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 2000 to 2019. The average value for Benin during that period was 82.5 percent with a minimum of 69.37 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 91.85 percent in 2011. The latest value from 2019 is 73.51 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 159 countries is 65.58 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Benin - Banking system concentration - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Benin - Banking system concentration - historical chart - 2000-2019




Definition: Raw data are from Bankscope. (Sum(data2025) for three largest banks in Bankscope) / (Sum(data2025) for all banks in Bankscope). Only reported if number of banks in Bankscope is 3 or more. Calculated from underlying bank-by-bank unconsolidated data from Bankscope.

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