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Table 1
Survey Respondents, Summary Statistics, 1999
Deposit Insurer Population GDP Banking Industry
Total Population (millions) Share of World Population (percent) Total GDP (US$ millions) Share of World GDP (percent) Number of Banks Banking Assets (US$ billions) Share of World Banking Assets (percent)
Advanced Economies
Austria 8.18 0.14% $208,949 0.69% 844 $ 608.3 1.32%
Belgium 10.15 0.17 245,706 0.81 84 938.1 2.03
Canada 30.49 0.52 612,049 2.03 112 584.6 1.27
France 59.10 1.01 1,410,262 4.67 328 3,506.3 7.59
Germany 82.09 1.40 2,081,202 6.89 2,517 6,877.7 14.89
Greece 10.63 0.18 123,934 0.41 28 82.1 0.18
Isle of Mana 0.08 0.00 985 0.00 49 n.a. n.a.
Italy 57.34 0.98 1,149,958 3.81 363 2,263.2 4.90
Japan 126.51 2.15 4,395,083 14.55 177 7,620.0 16.50
Netherlands 15.81 0.27 384,766 1.27 80 1,328.5 2.88
Portugal 9.96 0.17 107,716 0.36 50 334.2 0.72
Spain 39.42 0.67 562,245 1.86 154 1,470.1 3.18
Sweden 8.86 0.15 226,338 0.75 40 260.1 0.56
Taiwan 22.00 0.37 362,000 1.20 49 n.a. n.a.
United Kingdom 58.74 1.00 1,373,612 4.55 302 3,628.3 7.86
   Subtotal 539.36 9.18% $13,244,805 43.85% 5,177 >$29,501.5 >63.88%
Developing Economies and Economies in Transition
Africa
  Nigeria 108.95 1.85 43,286 0.14 81 9.5 0.02
  Tanzania 32.79 0.56 8,777 0.03 10 1.3 0.00
  Uganda 21.62 0.37 6,349 0.02 21 0.9 0.00
Europe
  Czech Republic 10.28 0.17 56,379 0.19 36 84.5 0.18
  Hungary 10.07 0.17 48,355 0.16 46 26.7 0.06
  Latvia 2.43 0.04 6,664 0.02 25 3.2 0.01
  Lithuania 3.66 0.06 10,454 0.03 11 2.7 0.01
  Poland 38.65 0.66 154,146 0.51 87 76.2 0.17
  Romania 22.46 0.38 33,750 0.11 18 8.0 0.02
  Slovak Republic 5.40 0.09 19,307 0.06 25 15.6 0.03
  Turkey 64.39 1.10 188,374 0.62 67 96.2 0.21
Middle East
  Bahrain 0.67 0.01 5,350 0.02 36 8.1 0.02
  Oman 2.46 0.04 14,962 0.05 18 9.4 0.02
Western Hemisphere
  Brazil 163.95 2.79 760,345 2.52 208 286.5 0.62
  El Salvador 6.15 0.10 12,229 0.04 18 7.6 0.02
  Jamaica 2.56 0.04 6,134 0.02 16 4.1 0.01
  Mexico 97.37 1.66 474,951 1.57 63 202.7 0.44
  Peru 25.23 0.43 57,318 0.19 20 20.4 0.04
  Trinidad and Tobago 1.29 0.02 6,998 0.02 17 3.7 0.01
   Subtotal 620.38 10.54% $ 1,914,128 6.34% 823 $ 867.3 1.88%
Total 1,159.74 19.72 15,158,933 50.18 6,000 >30,368.8 >65.77
United States 273.13 4.65 8,708,870 28.83 8,907 7,956.9 17.23
World 5,879.00 100.00% $30,211,993 100.00% n.a. $46,177.5 100.00%

Note:

Population -1999 midyear estimates. Source: International Monetary Fund (June 2000), International Financial Statistics. Taiwan and Isle of Man statistics from CIA (1999), World Factbook.

GDP -1999. Source: World Bank, 2000, Development Indicators. Taiwan and Isle of Man statistics are 1998 estimates from CIA (1999), World Factbook.

Banking Industry - Number of banks. Source: Thomson Bank Directory (2000), Thomson Financial Publishing. Banking assets as of 1999: International Monetary Fund (June 2000), International Financial Statistics (bank assets are summations of lines 20 through 22 in the International Financial Statistics, converted to December 1999 U.S. dollars). World total does not include Afghanistan, Dem. Rep. of Congo, People's Dem. Rep. of Yemen, St. Pierre & Miquelon, and Vietnam. December 1999 data were not available for Djibouti, Greece, Guinea, Republic of Yemen, so data from second-quarter 1998 were used.

aBritish Crown Dependency.

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