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Compare Countries By Banking Sector

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This page provided main indicators to compare the size and reliability of banking sectors in European countries:

Country Number of Banks[1] Number of Opened Banks[2] Number of Closed Banks[3] Consolidated Banking Assets (bln EUR)[4] BICRA[5]
 Andorra 6 1 1 14.5 n/a
 Anguilla [6] 6 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Austria 624 1 61 946.2 2
 Belgium 95 3 8 1021.9 2
 Bermuda [6] 4 n/a n/a 21.5 n/a
 British Virgin Islands [6] 6 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Bulgaria 29 0 0 48.0 7
 Cayman Islands [6] 158 n/a n/a 982.5 n/a
 Croatia 34 0 1 58.1 6
 Curacao [7] 53 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Cyprus 63 0 1 67.3 n/a
 Czech Republic 59 1 1 222.5 4
 Denmark 109 1 4 909.3 3
 Estonia 37 2 3 24.8 6
 Finland 277 3 5 537.4 2
 France 555 3 15 7216.0 2
 Germany 1690 4 75 7083.6 2
 Gibraltar [6] 13 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Greece 44 0 1 301.5 10
 Guernsey [6] 24 n/a n/a 139.8 n/a
 Hungary 99 2 34 108.2 7
 Iceland 9 1 4 n/a 7
 Ireland 370 2 44 439.1 7
 Isle of Man [6] 19 n/a n/a 67.6 n/a
 Italy 591 14 57 2700.4 4
 Jersey [6] 27 n/a n/a 157.5 n/a
 Latvia 58 0 4 29.7 8
 Liechtenstein 15 0 1 55.9 2
 Lithuania 87 0 2 25.8 7
 Luxembourg 145 3 6 845.8 2
 Macedonia 16 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Malta 27 0 1 46.4 n/a
 Monaco 22 0 0 n/a n/a
 Montenegro 16 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Netherlands 100 4 111 2533.0 2
 Norway 172 3 2 n/a 2
 Poland 657 0 4 387.5 5
 Portugal 150 3 1 385.9 7
 Romania 39 1 0 88.2 n/a
 San Marino 8 0 0 n/a n/a
 Serbia 31 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Slovakia 30 2 0 73.1 4
 Slovenia 19 0 4 40.6 7
 Spain 261 2 11 3591.2 5
 Sweden 161 1 1 1593.4 2
 Switzerland 269 5 15 2887.4 1
 Turkey 53 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Turks and Caicos Islands [6] 7 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 United Kingdom 375 18 13 10935.8 3
 

[1] Total number of credit institutions operating in each country. The data are based on those provided by European Central Bank and National Central Banks.

[2] Number of new credit institutions recently opened in each country. The data are based on those provided by European Central Bank and National Central Banks. For all of the countries the data are given for 2016, except for Andorra (2015), Iceland (2015), Liechtenstein (2015), Norway (2015), San Marino (2015) and Switzerland (2015).

[3] Number of credit institutions recently closed in each country. The data are based on those provided by European Central Bank and National Central Banks. For all of the countries the data are given for 2016, except for Andorra (2015), Iceland (2015), Liechtenstein (2015), Norway (2015), San Marino (2015) and Switzerland (2015).

[4] Consolidated banking assets. The data are based on those provided by European Central Bank and National Central Banks. For all of the countries the data are given for 2016, except for Liechtenstein (2015).

[5] Banking Industry Country Risk Assessment (BICRA) is a methodology designed by Standard&Poor's "to evaluate and compare global banking systems". A BICRA is scored on a scale from 1 to 10, ranging from the lowest-risk banking systems (group 1) to the highest-risk (group 10).

[6]  Dependent territory of the United Kingdom.

[7]  Dependent territory of the Netherlands.