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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, non-financial public enterprises, the private sector, and other banking institutions.
Source: The World Bank: World Development Indicators    # of Reporting Countries: 182
Frequency: Annual    Earliest: 1997-12     Latest: 2016-12

2010-12 2011-12 2012-12 2013-12 2014-12 2015-12 2016-12
1) Afghanistan
34.6
67.4
65.7
60
73.7
70.7
83
2) Albania
14.5
13.4
13.4
13.8
13.6
18
18
3) Algeria
86
83.3
73.9
59.2
49.2
33
17.4
4) Angola
48.5
38.5
32.9
32
35.2
34.2
32.6
5) Antigua and Barbuda
7.43
8.51
10.1
12.3
16.5
17.7
17.3
6) Arab World
22.8
14.7
14.1
15
15.4
17.4
12.8
7) Armenia
17.1
20.4
16.8
24.1
20.4
22
22.3
8) Australia
0.51
0.49
0.47
1.21
1.05
1
0.95
9) Austria
2.33
3.08
3.56
2.53
2.37
3.82
4.81
10) Azerbaijan
10.2
12
10
7.25
7.55
12.9
44.8
11) Bangladesh
9.71
10.9
11.2
12
10.6
13.8
14.8
12) Belarus
18.8
31.8
23.6
17.9
16.9
18.3
19.2
13) Belgium
1.69
2.85
2.73
2.05
1.32
2.87
5.46
14) Belize
13.1
15.2
17.7
21
26.3
32
31.1
15) Benin
12.9
8.12
6.21
5.37
5.71
6.44
5.75
16) Bhutan
68.6
33
24.2
29.1
46.5
26.1
32
17) Bolivia
23.9
30.1
30.8
27.9
27.6
27
17.2
18) Bosnia Herzegovina
21.7
19.8
19
21
22.1
23.9
25.3
19) Botswana
68
40.1
30.2
21.8
17
21.9
22.4
20) Brazil
26.7
25.2
25
21.6
24.2
25
29.5
21) Brunei
5.5
9.25
10.7
11.1
10.8
13
12.8
22) Bulgaria
11.2
11.1
13.3
11.8
13.4
26
24.5
23) Burkina Faso
10.4
10.2
7.91
7.06
6.01
6.02
5.11
24) Burundi
12.8
6.39
11.3
11.8
14.6
11.3
18.5
25) Cambodia
44
34.9
31.5
29.9
27.4
29.2
31.2
26) Cameroon
40.3
31.9
36.5
27.9
27.9
22.9
17.9
27) Cape Verde
21.7
14.9
21.6
24.9
31.7
30.4
37.1
28) Caribbean small states
13.1
12.9
15.7
14.2
15.1
16.1
17.3
29) Central African Republic
20.4
8.39
7.93
11.9
16.2
18.2
13.6
30) Central Europe and the Baltics
11.2
11.1
13.3
16.5
16.4
18
16.1
31) Chad
27
35.3
33.5
27.6
27.9
29
7.52
32) Chile
13
15
12.9
10.6
10.1
10.4
10.7
33) Colombia
7.79
7.62
7.89
8.06
6.67
6.58
6.2
34) Comoros
48.3
51.8
59.8
36.2
45.7
41.1
34.9
35) Congo
51.6
64.8
59.6
30.8
72
30.9
16.9
36) Costa Rica
19.1
20.2
21.4
22.6
18.2
18.2
18.7
37) Croatia
15
16.6
16.8
17.7
17.1
16.8
20.1
38) Cyprus
2.22
3.02
3.78
3.97
6.03
10.3
14.5
39) Czech Republic
15.4
14.4
13.8
22.2
22.1
27
37.2
40) DR Congo
11
14.2
14.9
14.9
13.7
14.1
10.8
41) Denmark
2.76
3.28
5.41
4.34
2.86
2.68
0.77
42) Djibouti
4.72
6.09
6.77
8.23
8.78
7.11
8.31
43) Dominica
8.43
10.2
11.7
12.7
13.3
16.1
29.8
44) Dominican Republic
44
45.9
43.3
40.9
36
33.6
34.8
45) East Asia & Pacific (developing only)
30.97
32.55
27.77
46) Ecuador
5.1
4.92
6.54
9.8
6.99
5.53
12.5
47) Egypt
33.3
16.7
13.4
26.7
29.2
37.9
40.4
48) El Salvador
25.3
24.1
24.3
23.4
22.2
22.1
21
49) Equatorial Guinea
84.5
56.8
145.5
85.1
94.7
56.3
27.5
50) Eritrea
72.2
55.4
51.5
79.4
84.8
51) Estonia
6.64
3.26
9.56
8.83
16.4
18
16.1
52) Euro area
2.33
3.08
3.78
2.85
2.35
4.4
7.45
53) Europe & Central Asia (developing only)
17.15
20.43
18.62
54) European Union
2.64
3.35
4.45
3.97
2.86
5.38
8.06
55) Fiji
18.9
23.2
24.7
23.2
20.7
18.4
16.5
56) Finland
5.29
13.7
15.5
5.23
4.04
5.92
11
57) Fragile and conflict affected situations
21.2
26.4
22.6
24.7
27.1
21.2
17.7
58) France
1.13
3.89
4.45
2.68
2.58
4.85
7.16
59) Gabon
51.9
52.5
44.7
26.1
29
34.8
21.3
60) Gambia
21.2
22.1
17.3
24.7
27.1
61) Georgia
12.9
21.2
21.8
22.3
20.6
17.4
18.2
62) Germany
2.64
3.89
5.2
2.85
1.81
3.87
7.45
63) Ghana
23.5
26.9
28.6
28.3
24.4
25.8
33.9
64) Greece
3.19
2.08
1.57
1.8
1.64
1.08
0.93
65) Grenada
7.39
8.43
8.37
11.4
11.6
12
12.9
66) Guatemala
26.2
25.4
23.7
24.8
23.6
22.8
23.3
67) Guinea Bissau
15.8
29.5
17.6
11.8
20
25.8
8.67
68) Guyana
24
18.6
18.6
18.6
16.6
21.1
22.2
69) Haiti
93.7
80.7
67.6
62.9
60.5
65.6
73.7
70) Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC)
22
22.1
20.5
21.4
22.8
21.7
18.5
71) High income
5.28
5.23
7.17
6.17
5.95
6.85
10.7
72) Honduras
28.5
28.5
24.6
24.9
26.1
27.1
27.8
73) Hungary
17.3
20.7
23.8
33.7
34.1
28.2
13.4
74) Iceland
2.86
3.57
5.27
6.17
5.06
10.7
14.2
75) Indonesia
30.9
32.9
27.7
21.6
23
19.5
20.1
76) Iraq
162.2
158.3
115.5
99.6
79.6
81.7
77) Ireland
1.08
0.72
0.5
0.54
0.59
1.2
2.17
78) Israel
17.6
20.6
21.4
21.8
20.3
23.2
26.4
79) Italy
1.37
1.72
1.54
1.37
1.14
1.48
3.47
80) Ivory Coast
11.4
25.8
14.4
14.1
15.4
15.3
11.3
81) Jamaica
25.9
19.9
16.2
14.2
11.9
11.6
14.6
82) Japan
3.09
4.5
5.39
11.1
17.5
24.1
30.1
83) Kazakhstan
12
8.53
6.5
6.08
10.5
21.5
26.1
84) Kenya
10.3
9.23
12.1
9.16
10.4
9.07
8.09
85) Kosovo
9.39
9.43
12.7
13.1
12.1
11.4
9.84
86) Kuwait
8.5
10.6
12
13.6
13.8
10.4
12.7
87) Kyrgyzstan
20.1
19.5
26
20.9
13.8
14.1
24.5
88) Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
21.03
19.31
19.41
89) Latin America & Caribbean (developing only)
21.55
19.31
19.41
90) Latvia
10.2
7.84
11.2
19
9.96
19.9
18.8
91) Least developed countries: UN classification
19.8
17
18.5
18.6
20
18.6
20
92) Lesotho
5.09
4.82
6.63
6.54
9.18
7.02
9.25
93) Lithuania
6.41
11
8.48
9.09
25.4
16.2
12.7
94) Low & middle income
20.3
19.7
19
20.5
19.2
20.3
20.1
95) Low income
19.1
16.9
17.4
15.4
17.4
18.3
15.2
96) Lower middle income
23.5
21.2
23.9
24.4
23.3
22.5
22.8
97) Luxembourg
1
5.23
4.45
2.98
1.87
6.4
9.82
98) Macau
5.28
7.13
7.28
4.78
3.93
4.98
4.95
99) Macedonia
25.2
26.9
25.1
22.5
24.5
21.3
24
100) Madagascar
27.2
38
36.5
26.7
22.8
21.7
27
101) Malaysia
20.6
22.4
19.3
16.5
13
10.8
10.1
102) Maldives
27.9
29
33
37.1
54
45.7
38.7
103) Mali
17.1
15.7
13.8
12.5
10.8
11.6
9.6
104) Malta
1.29
2.51
3.38
2.76
1.32
3.87
8.06
105) Mauritius
3
3.05
2.91
4.18
4.91
6.01
7.42
106) Mexico
9.44
8.05
7.8
7.21
7.48
7.29
7.03
107) Middle income
21.1
19.9
20.1
21
19.7
21.2
21
108) Moldova
25.9
26.5
26.8
20.5
15
19.8
31.1
109) Mongolia
46.5
31.9
31.2
37.9
29.8
23.5
27.7
110) Morocco
4.97
4.07
3.19
3.28
2.25
2.77
3.85
111) Mozambique
11.5
16.8
22.6
18.6
15.5
18.6
22.5
112) Myanmar
61.5
44.9
124.5
129.4
103.6
21.2
21.8
113) Namibia
7.42
5.62
4.5
4.74
6.21
5.04
6.87
114) Nepal
10.7
14.8
11.8
14.5
11.4
12
12.6
115) Netherlands
2.52
8.58
7.71
3.9
2.35
5.38
8.01
116) Nicaragua
40.6
38.1
30.6
30
30.5
31
25.2
117) Niger
22
15.2
20.5
12
16.3
11.3
16.8
118) Nigeria
7.3
17
16.3
31
34.2
32.1
25.8
119) Norway
2.08
2.07
0.85
1.58
1.48
1.09
0.95
120) OECD members
2.86
3.89
5.27
4.35
3.14
5.92
7.45
121) Oman
18.3
15.5
14.1
15
16.1
17.8
11
122) Other small states
13.5
9.68
10.7
11.1
16.4
12.8
13.5
123) Pacific island small states
25.59
23.24
24.79
124) Pakistan
9.68
11.6
12.8
12.8
8.72
11.4
13.2
125) Panama
1.65
1.84
1.67
1.93
1.52
1.61
1.87
126) Papua New Guinea
64.5
85.3
75.4
44.3
47.4
36.9
41.2
127) Paraguay
28.8
31.2
28.7
31.3
28.5
24.5
29.1
128) Philippines
34.9
32.5
31.2
45.6
35
32.3
30.1
129) Poland
14.7
13.5
16.9
16.5
13.1
11.7
10.7
130) Portugal
1.43
1.64
2.38
2.62
1.43
2.79
2.31
131) Qatar
24.9
5.14
6.53
5.28
5.95
4.56
4.81
132) Romania
25
23.6
21.1
24
21.9
22.1
20.8
133) Russia
12.4
8.6
9.13
8
8.28
6.54
134) Rwanda
19.1
20.1
14.4
11
14.3
13.4
10.8
135) Saint Lucia
6.25
6.34
7.08
6.37
10.9
13
12.1
136) Samoa
25.5
12.4
13.4
17.4
17.9
20.7
13.2
137) Sao Tome and Principe
20.3
15.9
18.7
32.1
30.7
37.8
40.8
138) Senegal
19.2
14.2
12.1
16
14.3
17.2
12
139) Serbia
25.8
31.7
25.6
30.4
20.9
23.3
20.9
140) Seychelles
12.7
8.53
8.84
8.5
7.58
10.6
12.1
141) Sierra Leone
10.7
9.06
10.2
13.3
18.5
18.4
22.9
142) Slovakia
3.16
3.07
3.17
4.35
3.14
4.4
4.64
143) Slovenia
2.62
3.35
4.12
7.16
5.79
6.41
8.75
144) Small states
15.2
12.9
15.7
14.2
16.6
17.8
15.3
145) Solomon Islands
65
99
131.2
121.9
88.3
100.4
101.7
146) South Africa
3.93
3.98
3.52
3.54
3.45
3.13
3.49
147) South Asia
13.5
14.8
12.8
14.5
11.4
13.8
14.8
148) South Korea
7.38
7.15
7.17
7.1
7.04
6.85
6.41
149) South Sudan
249.6
179.1
154
217.7
390.1
284.5
150) Spain
1.21
2.02
2.92
1.58
1.11
1.65
2.98
151) Sri Lanka
13.5
7.15
6.81
7.96
10.4
5.72
6.95
152) St Kitts Nevis
8.7
12.9
10.9
11.9
12.1
11.3
12.4
153) St Vincent Grenadines
15.2
11.7
15.7
19.7
25.8
27.3
26.6
154) Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)
20.85
16.97
20.26
155) Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)
20.85
16.97
20.26
156) Sudan
23.7
27.1
37.3
34.3
38.3
38.2
37
157) Suriname
18.7
14.5
20.1
19.4
15.1
15.8
14.1
158) Swaziland
12.4
10.3
9.85
9.11
10.5
11.7
12.8
159) Sweden
0.2
0.31
0.45
0.56
0.56
2.32
3.26
160) Syria
22.8
14.3
161) Tajikistan
33.3
25.9
28.2
19.6
19.7
22.8
37.8
162) Tanzania
22.8
23.5
22
21.4
22.2
22.8
20
163) Thailand
22.99
21.09
20.5
19.05
19.19
17.3
164) Timor Leste
13.5
9.68
17.8
12
19.2
12.5
8.12
165) Togo
15.4
17
9.56
8.15
9
8.12
9.09
166) Tonga
28.4
46.1
57.6
56.4
60.4
57.6
52.5
167) Trinidad and Tobago
22.8
28.9
28
32.6
31.8
25.3
22.1
168) Turkey
10.9
12.8
16
17
16.2
15.7
14.9
169) Uganda
16.6
14.3
18.5
21.1
24.3
18.6
24.2
170) Ukraine
6.29
5.8
5.48
7
5.76
11.6
11.3
171) United Arab Emirates
13.8
13.1
14.1
14.9
14.7
16.9
14.4
172) United States
7.11
11.2
10.6
15.8
16.6
13.9
12.2
173) Upper middle income
18.9
18.6
18.6
18.6
17
18.4
19.6
174) Uruguay
26.6
28.8
37.2
39
39.8
32.5
32
175) Vanuatu
11.9
13.5
13.9
17.6
17
20.3
24.2
176) Venezuela
44.8
43.2
44.1
47.2
48.6
45.9
177) West Bank and Gaza
17.4
14.7
14.8
12.8
12.6
12.7
12.8
178) World
15.1
14.5
14.6
15.4
16.2
17.3
16.1
179) Zambia
38.8
17.1
25.9
28.4
31.9
29.4
35.3
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