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South Korea: Bank assets, percent of GDP: For that indicator, The International Monetary Fund provides data for South Korea from 1973 to 2016. The average value for South Korea during that period was 65.19 percent with a minumum of 28.48 percent in 1977 and a maximum of 148.28 percent in 2016. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.