Nigeria: Bank assets to GDP

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 Nigeria

Bank assets, percent of GDP

 Latest value 16.4
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2021
 Average 11.97
 Min - Max 3.97 - 25.49
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 11.97 percent with a minimum of 3.97 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 25.49 percent in 2008. The latest value from 2021 is 16.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 140 countries is 71.17 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
Nigeria - Bank assets to GDP - recent values

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Nigeria - Bank assets to GDP - historical chart - 1960-2021




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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