Statistical Press Release - Banking loans and deposits - April 2019
In April 2019, loans granted by banks to non-financial corporations posted an annual rate of change (a.r.) of -0.2%, compared to -0.5% in March. The a.r. of loans to households (for house purchase) stood at -1.0%, unchanged from the previous month (Chart 1).
For the euro area as a whole, the a.r. on loans to non-financial corporations and households (for house purchase) stood at 2.7% and 3.5%, after totalling 2.5% and 3.5% respectively in March.
Household deposits with resident banks totalled €145.5 billion at the end of April 2019, reflecting an a.r. of 3.9%. This indicator was unchanged from March (Chart 2).
In the euro area, the a.r. on household deposits was 5.1% in April, remaining unchanged from March.
Next update: 9 Jul. 2019