Non-performing loans as a share of bank equity reached 42.0 % in 2016 in Ireland, according to the National Central Bank. This is 11.4 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans as a share of bank equity in Ireland reached an all time high of 93.0 % in 2009 and an all time low of 6.02 % in 2005.
Ireland has been ranked 26th within the group of 89 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans as a share of bank equity, 14 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A non-performing loan is a loan that is in default or close to being in default.