Non-performing loans as a share of bank assets reached 9.58 % in 2017 in Italy, according to the National Central Bank. This is 17.6 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans as a share of bank assets in Italy reached an all time high of 12.1 % in 2015 and an all time low of 2.97 % in 2004.
Italy has been ranked 7th within the group of 88 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans as a share of bank assets, 2 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.