Mauritania: Banking system concentration

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 Mauritania

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

 Latest value 82.74
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2020
 Average 76.49
 Min - Max 62.89 - 100.00
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Mauritania from 2000 to 2020. The average value for Mauritania during that period was 76.49 percent with a minimum of 62.89 percent in 2018 and a maximum of 100 percent in 2001. The latest value from 2020 is 82.74 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 150 countries is 66.62 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
Mauritania - Banking system concentration - Recent values chart

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Mauritania - Banking system concentration - historical chart - 2000-2020




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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