Malawi: Bank assets to GDP

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 Malawi

Bank assets, percent of GDP

 Latest value 9.88
 Year 2016
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1965 - 2016
 Average 9.29
 Min - Max 3.01 - 26.19
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 1965 to 2016. The average value for Malawi during that period was 9.29 percent with a minimum of 3.01 percent in 1997 and a maximum of 26.19 percent in 1979. The latest value from 2016 is 9.88 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 173 countries is 64.64 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
Malawi - Bank assets to GDP - Recent values chart

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Malawi - Bank assets to GDP - historical chart - 1965-2016




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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