Costa Rica: Bank assets to GDP

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 Costa Rica

Bank assets, percent of GDP

 Latest value 71.56
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 34.84
 Min - Max 12.20 - 71.88
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 34.84 percent with a minimum of 12.2 percent in 1995 and a maximum of 71.88 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 71.56 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 140 countries is 71.17 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Costa Rica - Bank assets to GDP - Recent values chart

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Costa Rica - Bank assets to GDP - historical chart - 1960-2021




Definition: Total assets held by deposit money banks as a share of GDP. Assets include claims on domestic real nonfinancial sector which includes central, state and local governments, nonfinancial public enterprises and private sector. Deposit money banks comprise commercial banks and other financial institutions that accept transferable deposits, such as demand deposits.

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