What Country Has the Most Bank Branches?

Number of Branches (branches), 2017 or latest
Banking | February 06, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 66 countries in 2017, France ranked the highest in number of branches with 37,209 branches followed by Russia and Germany. On the other end of the scale was Djibouti with 6.00 branches, Mauritania with 9.00 branches and Zimbabwe with 15.0 branches.

Data for more countries are available at Number of Banking Units (Branches) indicator page.

Number of Banking Units (Branches) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia branches ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6,715 6,827 6,413 6,359 6,218 ...
Austria branches 4,431 4,460 4,352 4,247 4,094
Bangladesh branches ... ... 18,068 17,977 14,674 14,730 15,358
Belgium branches 3,881 3,819 3,738 3,607 3,508
Bulgaria branches ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3,777 3,833 3,770 3,720 3,684
France branches 38,433 38,359 37,862 37,623 37,567
Germany branches 37,675 36,239 36,155 35,284 34,001
Hungary branches 3,449 3,330 3,247 3,112 2,812
Italy branches 33,561 32,872 31,759 30,723 30,258
Poland branches 14,592 15,170 15,479 14,117 14,307
Portugal branches 6,501 6,259 5,987 5,938 5,453
Romania branches ... ... ... ... ... ... 6,046 5,723 5,492 5,304 4,947
Russia branches ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 43,752 42,640 43,230 41,598 36,994
Spain branches 40,103 38,142 33,713 31,999 31,087
Turkey branches 9,834 10,234 11,021 11,223 11,193