Zambia: Banking system concentration

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

 Latest value 65.94
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 55.98
 Min - Max 44.71 - 66.29
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Zambia from 2000 to 2021. The average value for Zambia during that period was 55.98 percent with a minimum of 44.71 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 66.29 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2021 is 65.94 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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Zambia - Banking system concentration - recent values

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Zambia - 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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 Foreign bank assets 99.00 2013 percent of total bank assets
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