Number of banks reached 259 banks in 2018 in France, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.388 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of banks in France reached an all time high of 2,050 banks in 1988 and an all time low of 258 banks in 2017. When compared to France's main peers, number of banks in Belgium amounted to 87.0 banks, 267 banks in Germany, 237 banks in Italy and 137 banks in Spain in 2018.
France has been ranked 5th within the group of 151 countries we follow in terms of number of banks, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.