China: Banking system concentration

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 China

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

 Latest value 38.32
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 56.69
 Min - Max 34.25 - 99.94
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 2000 to 2021. The average value for China during that period was 56.69 percent with a minimum of 34.25 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 99.94 percent in 2012. The latest value from 2021 is 38.32 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 135 countries is 67.43 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
China - Banking system concentration - Recent values chart

Historical chart
China - Banking system concentration - historical chart - 2000-2021




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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