Laos: Banking system z-scores

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 Laos

Banking system z-scores

 Latest value 19.48
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2008 - 2021
 Average 12.51
 Min - Max 8.43 - 19.48
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Laos from 2008 to 2021. The average value for Laos during that period was 12.51 index points with a minimum of 8.43 index points in 2011 and a maximum of 19.48 index points in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 19.48 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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Laos - Banking system z-scores - historical chart - 2008-2021




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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