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Economy > Financial sector > Monetary holdings > Liabilities > 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.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Libya 235.47% 2009
2 Iraq 156.61% 2008
3 Algeria 93.05% 2008
4 Bhutan 72.07% 2008
5 Equatorial Guinea 63.28% 2009
6 Congo, Republic of the 60.77% 2009
7 Zimbabwe 58.58% 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) 56.81% 2008
8 Tajikistan 55.03% 2008
9 Comoros 52.26% 2008
10 Haiti 51.25% 2008
11 Lebanon 46.15% 2009
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 41.71% 2008
12 Gabon 40.33% 2009
13 Cameroon 39.69% 2009
14 Romania 35.61% 2008
15 Cambodia 34.06% 2008
16 Venezuela 33.54% 2009
17 Serbia and Montenegro 33.39% 2008
18 Uruguay 30.88% 2008
19 Ethiopia 30.58% 2008
20 Liberia 28.89% 2008
21 Dominican Republic 28.88% 2008
22 Paraguay 27.34% 2008
23 Jordan 27.05% 2009
24 Sao Tome and Principe 26.83% 2008
25 Peru 26.3% 2009
26 Moldova 25.82% 2008
27 Eritrea 25.78% 2008
28 Chad 25.57% 2009
29 Central African Republic 25.03% 2009
30 Laos 23.91% 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 23.86% 2008
31 Madagascar 23.22% 2009
32 Argentina 22.92% 2009
33 Zambia 22.78% 2008
34 China 21.37% 2009
35 Nicaragua 20.49% 2008
=36 Maldives 20.11% 2008
=36 Syria 20.11% 2008
38 Aruba 19.95% 2009
Muslim countries average (profile) 19.53% 2005
39 Samoa 19.38% 2009
40 Angola 19.23% 2009
41 Mali 19.18% 2009
42 Niger 18.29% 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 18.12% 2008
43 Cape Verde 17.96% 2008
44 Senegal 17.88% 2009
45 Trinidad and Tobago 17.79% 2008
46 Sudan 17.32% 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 16.49% 2008
47 Suriname 16.42% 2008
48 Armenia 16.27% 2008
49 Philippines 15.87% 2007
50 Rwanda 15.75% 2005
51 Kyrgyzstan 15.36% 2007
52 Costa Rica 14.93% 2008
53 Malawi 14.65% 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 14.43% 2008
54 Saudi Arabia 14.22% 2009
55 Israel 14.12% 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 13.79% 2002
56 The Gambia 13.76% 2009
57 Tanzania 13.6% 2008
58 Benin 13.47% 2009
59 El Salvador 13.33% 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 13.26% 2008
60 Burkina Faso 13.09% 2009
61 Oman 12.95% 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 12.83% 2008
62 Croatia 12.64% 2008
63 Tonga 12.45% 2008
64 United Arab Emirates 12.32% 2009
65 Solomon Islands 12.26% 2008
66 Mozambique 12.23% 2008
67 Nepal 11.94% 2008
68 Indonesia 11.92% 2008
69 Uganda 11.77% 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 11.72% 2008
70 Jamaica 11.7% 2008
71 Guyana 11.38% 2008
72 Togo 11.3% 2009
73 Russia 11.21% 2008
74 Belize 11.2% 2008
75 Guatemala 11.09% 2008
76 Turkey 10.94% 2008
77 Papua New Guinea 10.75% 2008
78 Cote d'Ivoire 10.69% 2009
79 Ghana 10.45% 2006
=80 Bosnia and Herzegovina 10.44% 2002
=80 Honduras 10.44% 2008
82 Guinea 10.38% 2005
83 Albania 10.32% 2008
84 Guinea-Bissau 10.22% 2009
85 Bulgaria 10.15% 2008
86 Mongolia 10.06% 2008
87 Mexico 9.92% 2008
88 Tunisia 9.87% 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) 9.75% 2008
89 Bolivia 9.66% 2008
90 Azerbaijan 9.48% 2008
91 Fiji 9.46% 2008
92 Democratic Republic of the Congo 9.25% 2008
93 Estonia 8.88% 2008
94 Pakistan 8.87% 2007
95 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 8.3% 2008
96 Sierra Leone 8.16% 2009
97 Burundi 8.11% 2008
98 Vanuatu 7.88% 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 7.75% 2008
99 Nigeria 7.75% 2008
100 United States 7.72% 2008
Europe average (profile) 7.68% 2002
101 Kenya 7.54% 2008
102 Grenada 7.53% 2008
103 Georgia 7.35% 2008
104 Bangladesh 7.2% 2008
105 East Timor 7.14% 2008
106 Dominica 7.02% 2008
107 Botswana 6.99% 2008
108 Turkmenistan 6.89% 2001
109 Barbados 6.87% 2008
110 Colombia 6.61% 2008
111 Ecuador 6.55% 2008
112 Sri Lanka 6.47% 2008
113 Seychelles 6.37% 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 6.34% 2008
114 Belarus 6.3% 2008
115 Swaziland 6.28% 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 6.09% 2008
116 Vietnam 5.92% 2009
117 Latvia 5.91% 2008
118 Morocco 5.9% 2009
119 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.66% 2008
120 Saint Lucia 5.63% 2008
121 Bahrain 5.62% 2009
122 Brunei 5.52% 2008
123 Qatar 5.45% 2008
124 Antigua and Barbuda 5.34% 2008
European Union average (profile) 5.32% 2008
125 Finland 5.22% 2009
126 Lithuania 4.97% 2008
127 Czech Republic 4.7% 2008
128 Brazil 4.24% 2008
129 Poland 4.19% 2008
130 Kazakhstan 4.05% 2008
131 Ukraine 3.88% 2008
132 Netherlands 3.77% 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) 3.74% 2008
133 Chile 3.63% 2008
134 Mauritania 3.5% 2003
135 Cyprus 3.41% 2009
136 Sweden 3.29% 2008
137 Malaysia 3.22% 2008
=138 New Zealand 3.09% 2009
=138 Lesotho 3.09% 2008
=140 Switzerland 3.04% 2009
=140 Namibia 3.04% 2008
142 Luxembourg 3% 2009
143 Slovenia 2.97% 2009
144 Austria 2.88% 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.83% 2008
145 Thailand 2.68% 2008
146 Singapore 2.67% 2009
147 Slovakia 2.6% 2009
148 South Africa 2.58% 2008
149 Belgium 2.45% 2009
150 European Union 2.39% 2009
151 Japan 2.33% 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 2.33% 2009
152 Greece 2.32% 2009
153 Djibouti 2.1% 2009
154 Germany 1.86% 2009
155 France 1.85% 2009
156 Kuwait 1.82% 2008
157 Mauritius 1.78% 2008
158 Hungary 1.76% 2008
159 Ireland 1.58% 2009
160 Italy 1.57% 2009
161 Panama 1.44% 2008
162 Spain 1.33% 2009
163 Norway 1.23% 2006
164 Iceland 0.93% 2006
165 Denmark 0.85% 2008
166 Australia 0.78% 2009
167 The Bahamas 0.52% 2009
168 Malta 0.42% 2009
169 Canada 0.25% 2008
170 Portugal 0.0 2009

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