Retail deposits as a share of GDP reached 59.0 % in 2012 in France, according to the National Central Bank. This is 12.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, retail deposits as a share of GDP in France reached an all time high of 59.3 % in 2004 and an all time low of 50.9 % in 2008. When compared to France's main peers, retail deposits as a share of GDP in Belgium amounted to 77.1 %, 64.8 % in Germany and 58.0 % in Italy in 2012.
France has been ranked 12th within the group of 62 countries we follow in terms of retail deposits as a share of GDP.
A bank retail deposit is money placed into a banking institution for safekeeping by physical persons.