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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] Soundness of Banks[5]
 Andorra 6 0 0 14.5 n/a
 Anguilla [6] 6 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Austria 587 1 61 946.2 5.229
 Belgium 95 3 8 1021.9 5.254
 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 4.318
 Cayman Islands [6] 158 n/a n/a 982.5 n/a
 Croatia 34 0 1 58.1 4.870
 Curacao [7] 53 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Cyprus 45 0 1 67.3 3.296
 Czech Republic 58 1 1 222.5 6.029
 Denmark 109 1 4 909.3 5.819
 Estonia 37 2 3 24.8 5.659
 Finland 273 3 5 537.4 6.614
 France 548 3 15 7216.0 5.585
 Germany 1640 4 75 7083.6 5.315
 Gibraltar [6] 13 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Greece 45 0 1 301.5 2.569
 Guernsey [6] 24 n/a n/a 139.8 n/a
 Hungary 92 2 34 108.2 4.661
 Iceland 9 0 0 n/a 4.891
 Ireland 359 2 44 439.1 4.008
 Isle of Man [6] 19 n/a n/a 67.6 n/a
 Italy 569 14 57 2700.4 3.682
 Jersey [6] 27 n/a n/a 157.5 n/a
 Latvia 55 0 4 29.7 4.667
 Liechtenstein 15 0 0 55.9 n/a
 Lithuania 84 0 2 25.8 4.809
 Luxembourg 145 3 6 845.8 6.133
 Macedonia 16 n/a n/a n/a 5.310
 Malta 26 0 1 46.4 5.855
 Monaco 19 0 1 44.6 n/a
 Montenegro 16 n/a n/a 3.8 4.329
 Netherlands 99 4 111 2533.0 5.445
 Norway 172 5 4 399.1 6.307
 Poland 652 0 4 387.5 5.350
 Portugal 150 3 1 385.9 3.084
 Romania 39 1 0 88.2 4.581
 San Marino 8 0 0 n/a n/a
 Serbia 31 n/a n/a n/a 4.389
 Slovakia 28 2 0 73.1 5.868
 Slovenia 19 0 4 40.6 4.148
 Spain 260 2 11 3591.2 4.559
 Sweden 163 1 1 1593.4 5.814
 Switzerland 269 2 7 2887.4 6.026
 Turkey 53 n/a n/a n/a 5.201
 Turks and Caicos Islands [6] 7 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 United Kingdom 375 18 13 10935.8 5.164
 

[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.

[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.

[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] Soundness of banks is an indicator provided by World Economic Forum. This indicator is scored on a scale from 1 to 7, where 1 is extremely low (banks may require recapitalization), 7 is extremely high (banks are generally healthy with sound balance sheets). For all of the countries the data are given for 2017, except for Macedonia (2016).

[6]  Dependent territory of the United Kingdom.

[7]  Dependent territory of the Netherlands.