Retail loans reached 821 EUR bil in 2012 in Spain, according to the National Central Bank. This is 4.18 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, retail loans in Spain reached an all time high of 880 EUR bil in 2008 and an all time low of 139 EUR bil in 1995. When compared to Spain's main peers, retail loans in France amounted to 1,127 EUR bil, 920 EUR bil in Italy, 209 MAD bil in Morocco and 151 EUR bil in Portugal in 2012.
Spain has been ranked 30th within the group of 79 countries we follow in terms of retail loans, 13 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
A retail loan is a loan provided by a bank to a physical person.