Non-performing loans as a share of bank loans reached 1.88 % in 2018 in Austria, according to the National Central Bank. This is 20.5 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans as a share of bank loans in Austria reached an all time high of 3.47 % in 2014 and an all time low of 1.88 % in 2018. When compared to Austria's main peers, non-performing loans as a share of bank loans in Germany amounted to 1.24 %, 2.47 % in Hungary, 8.39 % in Italy and 0.670 % in Switzerland in 2018.
Austria has been ranked 92nd within the group of 119 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans as a share of bank loans, 5 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.