Number of banks reached 85.0 banks in 2019 in Belgium, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.30 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of banks in Belgium reached an all time high of 150 banks in 1993 and an all time low of banks in. When compared to Belgium's main peers, number of banks in France amounted to 259 banks, 259 banks in Germany, 127 banks in Luxembourg and 88.0 banks in Netherlands in 2019.
Belgium has been ranked 18th within the group of 140 countries we follow in terms of number of banks, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.