Non-performing loans as a share of bank loans reached 9.71 % in 2018 in Croatia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 13.3 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans as a share of bank loans in Croatia reached an all time high of 25.3 % in 1998 and an all time low of 4.75 % in 2007. When compared to Croatia's main peers, non-performing loans as a share of bank loans in Bosnia and Herzegovina amounted to 8.77 %, 7.43 % in Montenegro and 6.01 % in Slovenia in 2018.
Croatia has been ranked 23rd within the group of 119 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans as a share of bank loans, 9 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.