Number of bank employees reached 71,927 persons in 2017 in Austria, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.41 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of bank employees in Austria reached an all time high of 78,754 persons in 2008 and an all time low of 67,000 persons in 1989. When compared to Austria's main peers, number of bank employees in Germany amounted to 597,319 persons, 38,877 persons in Hungary and 281,928 persons in Italy in 2017.
Austria has been ranked 9th within the group of 30 countries we follow in terms of number of bank employees, 8 places above the position seen 10 years ago.