Mortgage loans reached 1,397 USD bil in 2017 in Germany, according to the National Central Bank. This is 17.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, mortgage loans in Germany reached an all time high of 1,413 USD bil in 2007 and an all time low of 63.7 USD bil in 1968. When compared to Germany's main peers, mortgage loans in Austria amounted to 155 USD bil, 1,269 USD bil in France and 113 USD bil in Poland in 2017.
Germany has been ranked 4th within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of mortgage loans, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A mortgage loan is a loan secured by real property through the use of a mortgage note.