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Economy > Bank liquid > Reserves to bank assets ratio: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Ratio of bank liquid reserves to bank assets is the ratio of domestic currency holdings and deposits with the monetary authorities to claims on other governments, nonfinancial public enterprises, the private sector, and other banking institutions.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Panama 25.36 billion 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 1.33 billion 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 768.36 million 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 614.29 million 2003
2 Federated States of Micronesia 156.14 million 2005
3 Equatorial Guinea 114.89 2005
4 Guinea-Bissau 107.72 2005
5 Libya 104.62 2005
6 Iraq 99.95 2004
7 Comoros 85.79 2005
8 Congo, Republic of the 76.68 2005
9 Bhutan 76.43 2005
10 Solomon Islands 51.04 2005
11 Romania 50.34 2005
12 Lebanon 43.43 2005
13 Peru 42.81 2005
14 Haiti 40.74 2005
15 Ethiopia 36.93 2005
16 Zimbabwe 34.17 2005
17 Cambodia 33.84 2005
18 Liberia 32.12 2005
19 Paraguay 31.69 2005
20 Dominican Republic 30.03 2005
21 Maldives 29.54 2005
failed states average (profile) 29.08 2004
22 Cameroon 28.71 2005
23 Moldova 28.02 2005
24 Jordan 27.78 2005
25 Yemen 26.51 2005
26 Algeria 25.4 2005
27 Zambia 25.34 2005
28 Angola 25.21 2005
29 Venezuela 24.6 2005
30 Uruguay 23.45 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 22.86 2005
31 Malawi 22.47 2005
=32 Nepal 21.81 2005
=32 Egypt 21.81 2005
34 Nicaragua 21.45 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 21.03 2005
35 The Gambia 20.69 2005
36 Cape Verde 20.43 2005
37 Madagascar 20.08 2005
38 Gabon 19.99 2005
39 Croatia 19.57 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 19.48 2005
40 Armenia 19.43 2005
41 Azerbaijan 18.98 2005
42 Chad 18.1 2005
43 Eritrea 18.09 2005
44 Laos 17.92 2005
45 Guyana 17.69 2005
46 Sudan 17.65 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 17.63 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 17.19 2005
47 Seychelles 16.72 2005
48 Nigeria 16.7 2005
49 Mali 16.66 2005
50 Tonga 16.64 2005
51 China 16.29 2005
52 Rwanda 15.75 2005
53 Benin 15.73 2005
54 Niger 15.61 2005
55 Indonesia 15.52 2005
=56 Mozambique 14.49 2005
=56 Uganda 14.49 2005
58 Senegal 13.58 2005
59 Ukraine 13.49 2005
60 Suriname 13.44 2005
61 Honduras 13.34 2005
=62 Tajikistan 13.32 2005
=62 Syria 13.32 2004
64 Tanzania 13.3 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 13.15 2005
65 Kyrgyzstan 13.07 2005
66 Georgia 12.99 2005
67 Iran 12.73 2005
=68 Central African Republic 12.34 2005
=68 Burundi 12.34 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 12.13 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 12.02 2005
70 Russia 11.91 2005
71 Morocco 11.9 2005
72 Guatemala 11.66 2005
73 Albania 11.56 2005
74 Costa Rica 11.42 2005
75 Trinidad and Tobago 11.18 2005
76 Jamaica 11.09 2005
77 Bulgaria 11.04 2005
78 Sierra Leone 10.95 2005
79 Belarus 10.81 2005
80 Fiji 10.55 2005
81 El Salvador 10.5 2005
82 Mongolia 10.45 2005
83 Guinea 10.38 2005
84 Lesotho 10.16 2005
85 Aruba 10.1 2005
86 Argentina 10.07 2005
87 Papua New Guinea 9.93 2005
88 Turkey 9.83 2005
89 Samoa 9.77 2005
90 Belize 9.63 2005
91 Ghana 9.4 2005
92 Philippines 9.17 2005
93 United Arab Emirates 9.15 2005
94 Bangladesh 9.13 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 9.13 2005
95 Estonia 9.11 2005
96 Pakistan 9.03 2005
97 Cote d'Ivoire 8.96 2005
98 Mexico 8.83 2005
99 Grenada 8.38 2005
100 Dominica 8.37 2005
101 Togo 8.11 2005
=102 Bahrain 7.87 2005
=102 Sri Lanka 7.87 2005
104 Lithuania 7.79 2005
105 Kenya 7.73 2005
106 Burkina Faso 7.62 2005
107 Cyprus 7.5 2005
108 Brazil 7.33 2005
109 Saint Lucia 7.1 2005
110 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7.06 2005
111 Turkmenistan 6.89 2001
112 Antigua and Barbuda 6.8 2005
113 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6.69 2005
114 Vanuatu 6.67 2005
115 Latvia 6.49 2005
116 Vietnam 6.29 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 6.27 2005
117 Saint Kitts and Nevis 6.18 2005
118 Colombia 6.09 2005
119 Chile 5.75 2005
120 Botswana 5.6 2005
European Union average (profile) 5.59 2005
121 Kazakhstan 5.54 2005
122 Bolivia 5.24 2005
123 Brunei 5.23 2005
124 Swaziland 4.91 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 4.8 2005
125 Saudi Arabia 4.75 2005
126 Slovakia 4.56 2005
127 Tunisia 4.46 2005
128 Qatar 4.32 2005
129 Barbados 4.18 2005
130 Japan 4.09 2005
131 Ecuador 3.96 2005
132 Hungary 3.92 2005
133 Mauritania 3.5 2003
134 Malaysia 3.48 2005
135 Israel 3.11 2005
136 Poland 2.95 2005
137 South Africa 2.78 2005
138 Oman 2.76 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 2.74 2005
139 Norway 2.7 2005
140 Thailand 2.54 2005
141 South Korea 2.52 2005
142 Singapore 2.51 2005
143 Namibia 2.48 2005
144 Slovenia 2.39 2005
145 Mauritius 2.19 2005
146 Czech Republic 2.16 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 2.04 2005
147 Finland 2 2005
148 Luxembourg 1.99 2005
149 Greece 1.93 2005
150 Malta 1.91 2005
151 Macau 1.65 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1.33 2005
152 Ireland 1.25 2005
153 Belgium 1.24 2005
154 Netherlands 1.21 2005
155 Iceland 1.19 2005
156 Germany 1.18 2005
157 Kuwait 1.13 2005
158 Djibouti 1.12 2005
159 Austria 1.05 2005
160 Spain 1.04 2005
161 France 0.92 2005
162 Australia 0.79 2005
163 Switzerland 0.78 2005
164 United States 0.76 2005
165 Italy 0.73 2005
166 Denmark 0.7 2005
167 New Zealand 0.54 2005
168 The Bahamas 0.44 2005
169 Portugal 0.42 2003
170 Canada 0.29 2005
=171 Hong Kong 0.25 2005
=171 Sweden 0.25 2005

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Interesting observations about Economy > Bank liquid > Reserves to bank assets ratio

  • Panama has had the highest bank liquid > reserves to bank assets ratio since 1969.
  • Libya ranked first for bank liquid > reserves to bank assets ratio amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Lebanon ranked first for bank liquid > reserves to bank assets ratio amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2005.
  • Romania ranked first for bank liquid > reserves to bank assets ratio amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Bhutan ranked first for bank liquid > reserves to bank assets ratio amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • Iraq ranked #5 for bank liquid > reserves to bank assets ratio amongst Hot countries in 2004.
  • Estonia ranked first for bank liquid > reserves to bank assets ratio amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • Equatorial Guinea ranked first for bank liquid > reserves to bank assets ratio amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2005.
  • Federated States of Micronesia ranked second for bank liquid > reserves to bank assets ratio amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Peru ranked second for bank liquid > reserves to bank assets ratio amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Croatia ranked second for bank liquid > reserves to bank assets ratio amongst European Union in 2005.
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