* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Bank assets, percent of GDP, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 27 countries was 83.47 percent. The highest value was in Denmark: 169.88 percent and the lowest value was in Cyprus: 16.62 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The International Monetary Fund
Select indicator
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Countries Bank assets to GDP, 2021 Global rank Available data
Denmark 169.88 1 1966 - 2021
Sweden 145.84 2 1960 - 2021
France 131.07 3 1960 - 2021
Spain 119.65 4 1972 - 2021
Italy 115.45 5 1963 - 2021
Portugal 114.68 6 1960 - 2021
Finland 105.14 7 1960 - 2021
Netherlands 104.6 8 1960 - 2021
Austria 104.12 9 1960 - 2021
Luxembourg 103.67 10 1960 - 2021
Germany 95.92 11 1970 - 2021
Malta 94.97 12 1970 - 2021
Belgium 82.98 13 1960 - 2021
Slovakia 79.17 14 1993 - 2021
Croatia 77.79 15 1995 - 2021
Greece 73.14 16 1960 - 2021
Czechia 70.79 17 1993 - 2021
Poland 65.81 18 1990 - 2021
Estonia 64.22 19 1995 - 2021
Bulgaria 61.91 20 1991 - 2021
Hungary 57.69 21 1991 - 2021
Slovenia 48.84 22 1995 - 2021
Lithuania 41.53 23 1995 - 2021
Romania 40.8 24 1981 - 2021
Latvia 35.38 25 1995 - 2021
Ireland 31.99 26 1960 - 2021
Cyprus 16.62 27 1975 - 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.

Selected articles from our guide:

What factors determine the exchange rates

International lending and sovereign debt

Are trade deficits bad for the economy?

The unholy trinity of international finance

Most commonly used measures of corruption

All articles

This site uses cookies.
Learn more here


OK