Costa Rica: Banking system concentration

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 Costa Rica

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

 Latest value 55.94
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 58.40
 Min - Max 54.01 - 73.45
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 2000 to 2021. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 58.4 percent with a minimum of 54.01 percent in 2003 and a maximum of 73.45 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2021 is 55.94 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
Costa Rica - Banking system concentration - Recent values chart

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Costa Rica - 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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