Banking sector regulatory capital - 2019 Q4

This quarterly statistical release shows levels of capital and risk-weighted assets for the UK banking sector. It includes breakdowns of the movements in different tiers of capital and risk exposure types, and overall capital ratios.
Published on 27 March 2020

Key points

  • The common equity Tier 1 (CET1) capital ratio for the UK banking sector increased by 0.3 percentage points on the quarter to 15.6%.
  • The level of CET1 capital decreased by 4.5% on the quarter from £451bn to £431bn in Q4 2019.
  • There was a 6.5% decrease in total risk-weighted assets on the quarter, from £2,956bn to £2,764bn.

Next release date: 3 August 2020*

*Following the PRA statement on 2 April 2020, to extend the reporting deadline of key regulatory returns, the publication of the Banking sector regulatory capital – 2020 Q1 statistical release has been delayed by one month. This statistical release will now be published on 3 August 2020, instead of 3 July 2020.  For further information, see Covid-19 regulatory reporting and disclosure amendments.

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