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Compare Countries By Banking Sector

This page provides 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 14.1 n/a
 Anguilla [6] 6 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Austria 559 1 43 948.9 5.229
 Belgium 95 2 4 993.8 5.254
 Bermuda [6] 4 n/a n/a 18.2 n/a
 British Virgin Islands [6] 7 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Bulgaria 29 0 0 50.7 4.318
 Cayman Islands [6] 149 n/a n/a 982.5 n/a
 Croatia 29 0 1 61.3 4.870
 Curacao [7] 52 n/a n/a n/a n/a
 Cyprus 36 0 19 67.7 3.296
 Czech Republic 60 2 3 263.3 6.029
 Denmark 104 2 4 870.2 5.819
 Estonia 38 1 2 25.3 5.659
 Finland 271 2 13 418.8 6.614
 France 544 4 20 6945.7 5.585
 Germany 1597 6 73 6864.1 5.315
 Gibraltar [6] 11 n/a n/a 10.7 n/a
 Greece 46 3 3 262.5 2.569
 Guernsey [6] 23 n/a n/a 139.8 n/a
 Hungary 72 0 31 120.1 4.661
 Iceland 9 0 0 n/a 4.891
 Ireland 348 4 25 428.2 4.008
 Isle of Man [6] 14 n/a n/a 67.6 n/a
 Italy 532 8 65 2633.2 3.682
 Jersey [6] 27 n/a n/a 157.5 n/a
 Latvia 55 0 3 28.6 4.667
 Liechtenstein 14 0 0 55.9 n/a
 Lithuania 86 0 5 27.3 4.809
 Luxembourg 142 5 5 821.7 6.133
 Macedonia 16 n/a n/a n/a 5.310
 Malta 26 0 2 47.8 5.855
 Monaco 19 0 2 44.8 n/a
 Montenegro 16 n/a n/a 4.1 4.329
 Netherlands 99 4 5 2462.9 5.445
 Norway 168 7 6 392.4 6.307
 Poland 650 3 22 427.5 5.350
 Portugal 146 2 3 381.2 3.084
 Romania 39 0 0 93.7 4.581
 San Marino 8 0 2 n/a n/a
 Serbia 29 n/a n/a n/a 4.389
 Slovakia 29 0 3 77.6 5.868
 Slovenia 18 0 1 41.7 4.148
 Spain 257 5 6 3536.4 4.559
 Sweden 165 9 3 1536.6 5.814
 Switzerland 261 1 9 2776.8 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 387 11 1 9964.8 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 2017.

[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 2017.

[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 2017, except for Cayman Islands (2016), Guernsey (2016), Isle of Man (2016), Jersey (2016), Gibraltar (2015) and 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.