Nicaragua: Banking system concentration

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

 Latest value 83.98
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 82.38
 Min - Max 67.16 - 96.53
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Nicaragua from 2000 to 2021. The average value for Nicaragua during that period was 82.38 percent with a minimum of 67.16 percent in 2002 and a maximum of 96.53 percent in 2007. The latest value from 2021 is 83.98 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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Nicaragua - Banking system concentration - Recent values chart

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Nicaragua - 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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 Banking system concentration 83.98 2021 percent
 Foreign bank assets 39.00 2012 percent of total bank assets
 Percent people with bank accounts 23.19 2021 percent
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