* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Bank concentration: percent of bank assets held by top three banks, 2021 - Country rankings:

The average for 2021 based on 135 countries was 67.43 percent.The highest value was in Barbados: 100 percent and the lowest value was in Nepal: 17.87 percent. The indicator is available from 2000 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: Bankscope
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* indicates monthly or quarterly data series


Countries Banking system concentration, 2021 Global rank Available data
Barbados 100 1 2000 - 2021
Fiji 100 2 2015 - 2021
Iceland 100 3 2000 - 2021
Lesotho 100 4 2000 - 2021
Liberia 100 5 2015 - 2021
Malawi 100 6 2000 - 2021
Lebanon 99.69 7 2000 - 2021
Namibia 98.79 8 2005 - 2021
Lithuania 98.73 9 2000 - 2021
North Macedonia 97.39 10 2000 - 2021
Bermuda 96.63 11 2003 - 2021
Qatar 96.58 12 2000 - 2021
Bhutan 92.86 13 2013 - 2021
Finland 92.57 14 2000 - 2021
Tr.&Tobago 92.56 15 2000 - 2021
Greece 92.39 16 2004 - 2021
Estonia 91.37 17 2000 - 2021
Burma 90.97 18 2005 - 2021
Sweden 89.63 19 2000 - 2021
Malta 89.44 20 2000 - 2021
Netherlands 88.29 21 2000 - 2021
Tajikistan 85.92 22 2005 - 2021
Haiti 85.62 23 2003 - 2021
Mongolia 85.14 24 2000 - 2021
Cyprus 84.82 25 2000 - 2021
Venezuela 84.46 26 2000 - 2021
Georgia 84.25 27 2000 - 2021
Nicaragua 83.98 28 2000 - 2021
Jamaica 83.4 29 2002 - 2021
Montenegro 83.19 30 2003 - 2021
Kuwait 82.31 31 2000 - 2021
Bahrain 81.96 32 2000 - 2021
Zimbabwe 81.83 33 2000 - 2021
Denmark 81.78 34 2000 - 2021
Singapore 80.81 35 2000 - 2021
Tanzania 80.49 36 2004 - 2021
South Africa 79.45 37 2000 - 2021
Germany 79.43 38 2000 - 2021
Slovakia 78.92 39 2000 - 2021
Mozambique 78.71 40 2000 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 78.12 41 2000 - 2021
Burundi 77.99 42 2000 - 2021
Macao 76.48 43 2000 - 2021
Botswana 75.81 44 2000 - 2021
Israel 75.76 45 2000 - 2021
Latvia 74.56 46 2000 - 2021
Egypt 74.52 47 2000 - 2021
El Salvador 74.45 48 2000 - 2021
Albania 74.01 49 2000 - 2021
Colombia 73.77 50 2000 - 2021
Ireland 73.75 51 2000 - 2021
Cape Verde 73.56 52 2008 - 2021
UA Emirates 73.22 53 2000 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 73.12 54 2000 - 2021
Guyana 72.92 55 2000 - 2021
Uruguay 72.76 56 2000 - 2021
Spain 71.96 57 2000 - 2021
Moldova 70.64 58 2000 - 2021
Peru 70.55 59 2000 - 2021
Brazil 70.39 60 2000 - 2021
Australia 69.13 61 2000 - 2021
Belarus 68.86 62 2000 - 2021
Portugal 68.85 63 2000 - 2021
Angola 68.42 64 2001 - 2021
Ivory Coast 68.31 65 2000 - 2021
Azerbaijan 68.25 66 2000 - 2021
Belgium 68.05 67 2000 - 2021
Romania 67.41 68 2000 - 2021
Uganda 67.29 69 2000 - 2021
Croatia 66.84 70 2000 - 2021
Morocco 66.54 71 2000 - 2021
Slovenia 66.49 72 2000 - 2021
France 66.26 73 2000 - 2021
Zambia 65.94 74 2000 - 2021
Switzerland 65.63 75 2000 - 2021
Afghanistan 65.1 76 2006 - 2021
Austria 64.79 77 2000 - 2021
Guatemala 64.69 78 2000 - 2021
Bulgaria 63.99 79 2000 - 2021
Oman 63.86 80 2000 - 2021
Ukraine 63.57 81 2000 - 2021
Czechia 63.22 82 2000 - 2021
Jordan 63.09 83 2000 - 2021
Laos 63.08 84 2008 - 2021
Italy 62.58 85 2000 - 2021
Hong Kong 62.47 86 2000 - 2021
Rwanda 62.22 87 2001 - 2021
Honduras 61.71 88 2000 - 2021
Hungary 60.92 89 2000 - 2021
Canada 60.75 90 2000 - 2021
Bahamas 60.41 91 2000 - 2021
Kazakhstan 60.32 92 2000 - 2021
Uzbekistan 59.47 93 2000 - 2021
Nigeria 59.32 94 2000 - 2021
Mauritius 59.14 95 2000 - 2021
Sri Lanka 57.66 96 2011 - 2021
New Zealand 57.18 97 2006 - 2021
South Korea 56.31 98 2000 - 2021
Costa Rica 55.94 99 2000 - 2021
Ecuador 55.51 100 2000 - 2021
Armenia 55.16 101 2000 - 2021
Malaysia 52.99 102 2000 - 2021
Philippines 52.25 103 2000 - 2021
Chile 52.18 104 2000 - 2021
Argentina 52.15 105 2000 - 2021
Ethiopia 51.29 106 2000 - 2021
Russia 50.4 107 2000 - 2021
Poland 49.9 108 2000 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 49.56 109 2000 - 2021
Mexico 49.54 110 2000 - 2021
Syria 49.17 111 2004 - 2021
Serbia 47.68 112 2000 - 2021
Turkey 46.77 113 2000 - 2021
Japan 46.33 114 2000 - 2021
Thailand 44.82 115 2000 - 2021
Kenya 44.81 116 2000 - 2021
Tunisia 44.53 117 2000 - 2021
Panama 43.77 118 2000 - 2021
Cambodia 43.54 119 2002 - 2021
Bolivia 43.33 120 2000 - 2021
Indonesia 43.3 121 2000 - 2021
Luxembourg 43.26 122 2000 - 2021
UK 42.91 123 2000 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 41.66 124 2000 - 2021
Paraguay 41.54 125 2000 - 2021
India 40.9 126 2000 - 2021
Pakistan 40.63 127 2000 - 2021
USA 38.4 128 2000 - 2021
China 38.32 129 2000 - 2021
Vietnam 37.85 130 2000 - 2021
Ghana 32.84 131 2005 - 2021
Iraq 29.27 132 2005 - 2021
Bangladesh 26.78 133 2000 - 2021
Taiwan 25.08 134 2000 - 2021
Nepal 17.87 135 2000 - 2021


Economic outlook around the world

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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100.00
100.00
100.00
100.00
100.00
99.69
98.79
98.73
97.39
96.63
96.58
92.86
92.57
92.56
92.39
91.37
90.97
89.63
89.44
88.29
85.92
85.62
85.14
84.82
84.46
84.25
83.98
83.40
83.19
82.31
81.96
81.83
81.78
80.81
80.49
79.45
79.43
78.92
78.71
78.12
77.99
76.48
75.81
75.76
74.56
74.52
74.45
74.01
73.77
73.75
73.56
73.22
73.12
72.92
72.76
71.96
70.64
70.55
70.39
69.13
68.86
68.85
68.42
68.31
68.25
68.05
67.41
67.29
66.84
66.54
66.49
66.26
65.94
65.63
65.10
64.79
64.69
63.99
63.86
63.57
63.22
63.09
63.08
62.58
62.47
62.22
61.71
60.92
60.75
60.41
60.32
59.47
59.32
59.14
57.66
57.18
56.31
55.94
55.51
55.16
52.99
52.25
52.18
52.15
51.29
50.40
49.90
49.56
49.54
49.17
47.68
46.77
46.33
44.82
44.81
44.53
43.77
43.54
43.33
43.30
43.26
42.91
41.66
41.54
40.90
40.63
38.40
38.32
37.85
32.84
29.27
26.78
25.08
17.87
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