Non-performing loans as a share of bank assets reached 3.98 % in 2017 in Poland, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.16 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans as a share of bank assets in Poland reached an all time high of 9.53 % in 2003 and an all time low of 2.74 % in 2007. When compared to Poland's main peers, non-performing loans as a share of bank assets in Czech Republic amounted to 1.73 %, 7.24 % in Russia and 44.3 % in Ukraine in 2017.
Poland has been ranked 33rd within the group of 88 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans as a share of bank assets, 22 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.