Bank loans as a share of bank deposits reached 124 % in 2017 in Germany, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank loans as a share of bank deposits in Germany reached an all time high of 151 % in 2000 and an all time low of 82.7 % in 1960. When compared to Germany's main peers, bank loans as a share of bank deposits in Austria amounted to 107 %, 98.6 % in Belgium and 94.9 % in Poland in 2017.
Germany has been ranked 9th within the group of 93 countries we follow in terms of bank loans as a share of bank deposits, 13 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A bank loan is a type of debt.