Retail loans reached 150 EUR bil in 2017 in Ireland, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.12 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, retail loans in Ireland reached an all time high of 214 EUR bil in 2008 and an all time low of 58.6 EUR bil in 2001. When compared to Ireland's main peers, retail loans in Canada amounted to 2,156 CAD bil, 1,328 EUR bil in France and 1,021 ISK bil in Iceland in 2017.
Ireland has been ranked 26th within the group of 40 countries we follow in terms of retail loans, 10 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
A retail loan is a loan provided by a bank to a physical person.