Number of banks reached 59.0 banks in 2019 in Ireland, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.67 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of banks in Ireland reached an all time high of 82.0 banks in 2008 and an all time low of banks in. When compared to Ireland's main peers, number of banks in Canada amounted to 80.0 banks, 259 banks in France, 8.00 banks in Iceland and 311 banks in United Kingdom in 2019.
Ireland has been ranked 30th within the group of 140 countries we follow in terms of number of banks, 6 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.