Compare Countries By Banking Sector

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 14.0 ↓ n/a
 Anguilla [6] 7 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Austria 629 1 61 1056.7 ↓ 2
 Belgium 96 3 8 970.3 ↓ 2
 Bermuda [6] 4 n/a n/a 22.1 ↑ n/a
 British Virgin Islands [6] 6 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Bulgaria 29 0 0 45.5 ↑ 7
 Cayman Islands [6] 179 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Croatia 34 0 1 57.6 ↑ 6
 Curacao [7] 55 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Cyprus 64 0 1 73.2 ↓ n/a
 Czech Republic 59 1 1 199.2 ↑ 4
 Denmark 111 1 4 871.3 ↓ 3
 Estonia 39 2 3 23.3 ↑ 6
 Finland 285 3 5 547.3 ↓ 2
 France 565 3 15 6940.1 ↓ 2
 Germany 1708 4 75 6954.9 ↓ 2
 Gibraltar [6] 13 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Greece 45 0 1 350.2 ↓ 10
 Guernsey [6] 30 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Hungary 112 2 34 102.6 ↑ 7
 Iceland 9 1 4 n/a 7
 Ireland 380 2 44 482.1 ↓ 7
 Isle of Man [6] 23 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Italy 619 14 57 2723.2 ↑ 4
 Jersey [6] 33 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Latvia 58 0 4 32.2 ↑ 8
 Liechtenstein 15 0 1 52.7 ↑ 2
 Lithuania 89 0 2 23.4 ↓ 7
 Luxembourg 145 3 6 811.2 ↑ 2
 Macedonia 16 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Malta 29 0 0 47.1 ↓ n/a
 Monaco 22 0 0 n/a n/a
 Montenegro 16 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Netherlands 100 4 111 2527.7 ↓ 2
 Norway 168 3 2 n/a 2
 Poland 668 0 4 376.4 ↑ 5
 Portugal 150 3 1 408.1 ↓ 7
 Romania 39 1 0 84.5 ↑ n/a
 San Marino 11 0 0 n/a n/a
 Serbia 31 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Slovakia 31 2 0 67.4 ↑ 4
 Slovenia 20 0 4 40.4 ↓ 7
 Spain 260 2 11 3664.4 ↑ 5
 Sweden 159 1 1 1622.4 ↓ 2
 Switzerland 275 8 15 2474.3 ↑ 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 366 18 13 11488.1 ↓ 3
Table 1. Banking sectors of European countries. Source: S&P, ECB, National Central Banks.

[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 2015, except for Andorra (2014), Liechtenstein (2014) and Switzerland (2014).

[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.

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