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Banks by Country

The table below summarizes the total number of banks operating and recently closed down in each country, business focus of the banks, and availability of financial data of individual banks.

Number of Banks
Operating: 6
Closed down: 1
Business Focus
international private banking
domestic retail banking
Financial Data
available for all banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 5
Closed down: 3
Business Focus
universal banking
offshore banking
corporate and investment banking
Financial Data
not available
Number of Banks
Operating: 540
Closed down: 218
Business Focus
cooperative retail banking
retail banking
real estate financing
Financial Data
available except for branches of foreign banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 92
Closed down: 36
Business Focus
universal banking
retail banking
corporate banking
Financial Data
available for all banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 4
Closed down: 0
Business Focus
private banking and wealth management
universal banking
international banking
Financial Data
available for all banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 7
Closed down: 0
Business Focus
retail banking
business banking
universal banking
Financial Data
not available
Number of Banks
Operating: 27
Closed down: 6
Business Focus
universal banking
corporate banking
SME lending
Financial Data
available for all banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 149
Closed down: 70
Business Focus
international banking
international banking and trust
corporate banking
Financial Data
not available
Number of Banks
Operating: 27
Closed down: 10
Business Focus
retail and corporate banking
housing financing
retail banking
Financial Data
available for all banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 52
Closed down: 8
Business Focus
savings and loans
international banking
retail and corporate banking
Financial Data
not available
 Cyprus
Number of Banks
Operating: 32
Closed down: 106
Business Focus
cooperative universal banking
universal banking
retail and corporate banking
Financial Data
available for major banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 61
Closed down: 9
Business Focus
savings and loans
retail banking
universal banking
Financial Data
available for major banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 101
Closed down: 81
Business Focus
regional retail banking
cooperative retail banking
retail banking
Financial Data
available except for branches of foreign banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 42
Closed down: 9
Business Focus
savings and loans
retail and corporate banking
universal banking
Financial Data
available for all banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 263
Closed down: 68
Business Focus
retail banking
universal banking
corporate and investment banking
Financial Data
available except for branches of foreign banks
 France
Number of Banks
Operating: 544
Closed down: 106
Business Focus
retail banking
corporate banking
leasing solutions
Financial Data
available for selected commercial banks, mutual banks, specialized credit institutions
Number of Banks
Operating: 1566
Closed down: 342
Business Focus
cooperative retail banking
retail banking
corporate banking
Financial Data
available except for branches of foreign banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 11
Closed down: 6
Business Focus
international private banking
savings and mortgage products
asset management
Financial Data
not available
 Greece
Number of Banks
Operating: 42
Closed down: 20
Business Focus
cooperative retail banking
universal banking
retail banking
Financial Data
available for major banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 23
Closed down: 9
Business Focus
private banking
wealth management
wealth management
Financial Data
available for one bank only
Number of Banks
Operating: 70
Closed down: 129
Business Focus
retail banking
universal banking
corporate and investment banking
Financial Data
available for all banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 9
Closed down: 6
Business Focus
retail banking
universal banking
asset management
Financial Data
available for all banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 344
Closed down: 146
Business Focus
savings and loans
corporate banking
investment banking
Financial Data
available for major domestic banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 13
Closed down: 16
Business Focus
savings products
retail banking
offshore savings accounts
Financial Data
available for selected banks
 Italy
Number of Banks
Operating: 512
Closed down: 263
Business Focus
cooperative retail banking
retail banking
regional universal banking
Financial Data
available except for branches of foreign banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 27
Closed down: 7
Business Focus
offshore banking
private banking
wealth management
Financial Data
available for major banks
 Latvia
Number of Banks
Operating: 60
Closed down: 14
Business Focus
savings and loans
retail and corporate banking
universal banking
Financial Data
available except for credit unions and branches of foreign banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 14
Closed down: 3
Business Focus
asset management
private banking
wealth management
Financial Data
available for all banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 86
Closed down: 19
Business Focus
savings and loans
retail and corporate banking
corporate banking
Financial Data
available except for credit unions and branches of foreign banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 137
Closed down: 41
Business Focus
corporate banking
wealth management
private banking
Financial Data
available except for branches of foreign banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 16
Closed down: 0
Business Focus
retail banking
business banking
securities trading
Financial Data
not available
 Malta
Number of Banks
Operating: 24
Closed down: 9
Business Focus
corporate banking
retail banking
universal banking
Financial Data
available except for branches of foreign banks
 Monaco
Number of Banks
Operating: 18
Closed down: 9
Business Focus
private banking
wealth management
private banking
Financial Data
available for all banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 14
Closed down: 2
Business Focus
universal banking
retail and corporate banking
retail banking
Financial Data
available for all banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 99
Closed down: 202
Business Focus
local cooperative banking
corporate banking
retail banking
Financial Data
available for major banks
 Norway
Number of Banks
Operating: 168
Closed down: 22
Business Focus
regional retail banking
retail banking
direct retail banking
Financial Data
available for all banks
 Poland
Number of Banks
Operating: 637
Closed down: 74
Business Focus
cooperative retail banking
retail banking
universal banking
Financial Data
available for major banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 155
Closed down: 19
Business Focus
cooperative retail banking
universal banking
retail banking
Financial Data
available for all banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 77
Closed down: 10
Business Focus
cooperative retail banking
universal banking
retail and corporate banking
Financial Data
available for all banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 8
Closed down: 3
Business Focus
private banking
corporate banking
universal banking
Financial Data
available for all banks
 Serbia
Number of Banks
Operating: 27
Closed down: 5
Business Focus
universal banking
retail banking
retail and corporate banking
Financial Data
available for all banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 29
Closed down: 4
Business Focus
universal banking
retail banking
housing financing
Financial Data
not available
Number of Banks
Operating: 18
Closed down: 7
Business Focus
retail and corporate banking
retail banking
universal banking
Financial Data
available for all banks
 Spain
Number of Banks
Operating: 255
Closed down: 76
Business Focus
cooperative retail banking
retail banking
corporate banking
Financial Data
available except for Caja Rural
 Sweden
Number of Banks
Operating: 170
Closed down: 29
Business Focus
regional retail banking
retail banking
investment banking
Financial Data
available for commercial banks and largest savings banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 255
Closed down: 79
Business Focus
regional retail banking
asset management
securities services
Financial Data
available for all banks
 Turkey
Number of Banks
Operating: 53
Closed down: 2
Business Focus
universal banking
corporate and investment banking
retail and corporate banking
Financial Data
available except for participation banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 7
Closed down: 0
Business Focus
retail banking
business banking
international banking
Financial Data
available for all banks
Number of Banks
Operating: 375
Closed down: 80
Business Focus
corporate banking
housing financing
corporate and investment banking
Financial Data
available except for branches of foreign banks

[1]   Dependent territory of the United Kingdom.

[2]   Dependent territory of the Netherlands.