Non-performing loans as a share of bank assets reached 1.85 % in 2017 in Czech Republic, according to the National Central Bank. This is 27.2 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans as a share of bank assets in Czech Republic reached an all time high of 8.83 % in 1996 and an all time low of 1.27 % in 2007. When compared to Czech Republic's main peers, non-performing loans as a share of bank assets in Hungary amounted to 3.17 %, 3.98 % in Poland and 2.61 % in Slovakia in 2017.
Czech Republic has been ranked 50th within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans as a share of bank assets, 17 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
A non-performing loan is a loan that is in default or close to being in default.