Statistical Press Release – Banking loans and deposits – August 2020
In August 2020 loans granted by banks to non-financial corporations posted an annual rate of change (a.r.) of 7.8%, a 0.6 p.p. increase from the previous month (Chart 1). This evolution is mainly justified by micro-enterprises, whose a.r. rose by 1.2 p.p., to stand at 14.8%.
The a.r. on loans to households for house purchase stood at 1.8%, unchanged from July (Chart 2). Loans to households for consumption posted an a.r. of 3.6%, 0.2 p.p. less than in the previous month (Chart 2).
Household deposits with resident banks totalled €158.0 billion at the end of August. The a.r. stood at 6.8%, a 0.1 p.p. increase from July (Chart 3).
Next update: 27 Oct. 2020