Non-performing loans as a share of bank loans reached 2.47 % in 2018 in Hungary, according to the National Central Bank. This is 40.8 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans as a share of bank loans in Hungary reached an all time high of 16.8 % in 2013 and an all time low of 2.47 % in 2018. When compared to Hungary's main peers, non-performing loans as a share of bank loans in Austria amounted to 1.88 %, 3.14 % in Czech Republic, 3.85 % in Poland and 3.08 % in Slovakia in 2018.
Hungary has been ranked 80th within the group of 119 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans as a share of bank loans, 28 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.