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Statistical Press Release – Banking loans and deposits – April 2020

Today, Banco de Portugal publishes statistics, in Table A.9 and in BPstat, on banking loans and deposits of non-financial corporations and households for April 2020.


In April 2020 loans granted by banks to non-financial corporations posted an annual rate of change (a.r.) of 2.5%, a 0.8 p.p. increase from March (Chart 1).

The a.r. on loans to households for house purchase stood at 1.5%, a 0.2 p.p. increase from the previous month (Chart 2). Loans to households for consumption posted an a.r. of 5.3 %, 1.8 p.p. less than in March (Chart 2).

Household deposits

Household deposits with resident banks totalled €154.3 billion at the end of April. The a.r. stood at 6.0%, a 1.0 p.p. increase from March (Chart 3).

Next update: 26 Jun. 2020