Retail loans reached 727 CHF bil in 2013 in Switzerland, according to the National Central Bank. This is 3.07 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, retail loans in Switzerland reached an all time high of 727 CHF bil in 2013 and an all time low of 162 CHF bil in 1985. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, retail loans in Austria amounted to 133 EUR bil, 1,157 EUR bil in France, 1,580 EUR bil in Germany and 921 EUR bil in Italy in 2013.
Switzerland has been ranked 26th within the group of 64 countries we follow in terms of retail loans, 10 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
A retail loan is a loan provided by a bank to a physical person.