Germany: Banking system z-scores

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 Germany

Banking system z-scores

 Latest value 16.05
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 13.9
 Min - Max 6.98 - 22.49
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 2000 to 2021. The average value for Germany during that period was 13.9 index points with a minimum of 6.98 index points in 2008 and a maximum of 22.49 index points in 2018. The latest value from 2021 is 16.05 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 136 countries is 17.25 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Germany - Banking system z-scores - recent values

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Germany - Banking system z-scores - historical chart - 2000-2021




Definition: The index captures the probability of default of a country's banking system. Z-score compares the buffer of a country's banking system (capitalization and returns) with the volatility of those returns. It is estimated as (ROA+(equity/assets))/sd(ROA); sd(ROA) is the standard deviation of ROA. ROA, equity, and assets are country-level aggregate figures. Calculated from underlying bank-by-bank unconsolidated data from Bankscope.


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 Return on assets 0.12 2021 percent
 Return on equity 2.62 2021 percent
 Banking system z-scores 16.05 2021 index points
 Liquid assets to deposits 62.43 2014 percent
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 Legal rights 6.00 2020 points
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