Banking industry in Europe

Statistics report on the banking industry in Europe

Banking industry in Europe

This report provides an overview of several banking activities in Europe, such as retail banking, investment banking, and corporate banking. The report starts with some key statistics of the European banking sector, and concludes with an overview of online banking in Europe.

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  • Premium Statistic Largest European banks 2023, by assets
  • Premium Statistic Leading European banks 2023, by market capitalization
  • Premium Statistic Largest European banks 2022, by tier 1 capital
  • Premium Statistic Leading European banks 2024, by brand value
  • Premium Statistic Number of banks in Europe 2023, by country
  • Basic Statistic Total assets of the Eurosystem 2012-2022
  • Premium Statistic Total assets of banks in Europe Q4 2022, by country
  • Basic Statistic Number of bank employees in Europe 2022, by country

Retail banking

  • Premium Statistic Household net savings rate in the EU 2000-2021
  • Premium Statistic Household gross saving rate in the EU Q1 2020-Q3 2022, by country
  • Premium Statistic Average mortgage interest rate in Europe 2021-2023, by country
  • Premium Statistic Composition of household loans in the EU 2021
  • Premium Statistic Mobile payment market size in 10 countries in Europe in 2020, with a 2025 forecast
  • Basic Statistic Value of card payments at POS terminals in the EU-27 as a whole 2000-2021
  • Premium Statistic Value of POS transaction in Europe 2018-2020, with 2024 forecast

Investment banking

  • Premium Statistic Leading financial advisors to M&A deals Europe biannual 2022-2023, by deal value
  • Premium Statistic Biggest all-time M&A transactions in Europe as of 2024
  • Premium Statistic Value of M&A deals Europe 1985-2024
  • Premium Statistic Total number of initial public offerings (IPOs) in Europe 2009-2022
  • Premium Statistic Largest IPOs in Europe 2022

Corporate banking

  • Premium Statistic Market penetration of banking services for large corporations Europe 2024
  • Premium Statistic Rejection of bank loans to SMEs in selected EU countries 2016-2022
  • Basic Statistic Business loan interest rate in the euro area 2019-2023
  • Basic Statistic Outstanding loans to non-financial corporations in the euro area 2020-2023

Online banking

  • Premium Statistic Online banking penetration in Europe 2023, by country
  • Premium Statistic Number of customers at selected digital banks in Europe 2023
  • Premium Statistic Largest European digital banks 2024, by funding amount
  • Basic Statistic Largest European digital banks 2024, by number of countries of operation

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