Number of branches reached 30,072 branches in 2017 in Germany, according to the National Central Bank. This is 5.95 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of branches in Germany reached an all time high of 63,186 branches in 1997 and an all time low of 30,072 branches in 2017. When compared to Germany's main peers, number of branches in Austria amounted to 3,765 branches, 3,195 branches in Belgium, 37,209 branches in France and 13,855 branches in Poland in 2017.
Germany has been ranked 3rd within the group of 46 countries we follow in terms of number of branches, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.