Banking system capital, percent of assets, 2017 - Country rankings:
The average for 2017 based on 114 countries was 10.84 percent.The highest value was in the Maldives: 24.15 percent and the lowest value was in Macao: 4.81 percent. The indicator is available from 1998 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Measure: percent; Source: The International Monetary Fund
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Definition: Ratio of bank capital and reserves to total assets. Capital and reserves include funds contributed by owners, retained earnings, general and special reserves, provisions, and valuation adjustments. Capital includes tier 1 capital (paid-up shares and common stock), which is a common feature in all countries' banking systems, and total regulatory capital, which includes several specified types of subordinated debt instruments that need not be repaid if the funds are required to maintain minimum capital levels (these comprise tier 2 and tier 3 capital). Total assets include all nonfinancial and financial assets. Reported by IMF staff. Note that due to differences in national accounting, taxation, and supervisory regimes, these data are not strictly comparable across countries.