Statistical Press Release - Banking loans and deposits - September 2018
In September 2018 loans granted by banks to non-financial corporations posted an annual rate of change (a.r.) of -0.2%, compared with the rate of -0.7% in August. The a.r. of loans to households (for house purchase) stood at -0.8%, reflecting an increase of 0.1 percentage points (p.p.) from August (Chart 1).
For the euro area as a whole, the a.r. in loans to non-financial corporations and households (for house purchase) stood at 3.1% and 3.2% respectively, compared with 3.0% and 3.2% in August.
Household deposits with resident banks totalled €141.9 billion at the end of September 2018, reflecting an a.r. of 2.7%. This indicator decreased by 0.1 pp compared with August (Chart 2).
In the euro area, the a.r. in household deposits was 3.9% in September, remaining unchanged since July 2018.
Next update: 11 Dec. 2018