Non-performing loans reached 0.659 EUR bil in 2017 in Malta, according to the National Central Bank. This is 12.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, non-performing loans in Malta reached an all time high of 0.921 EUR bil in 2015 and an all time low of 0.369 EUR bil in 2007. When compared to Malta's main peers, non-performing loans in Greece amounted to 104 EUR bil, 252 EUR bil in Italy and 64.0 TRY bil in Turkey in 2017.
Malta has been ranked 83rd within the group of 90 countries we follow in terms of non-performing loans, 30 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.