Guide to OECD Banking Statistics

Introduction

The OECD Banking statistics database includes data from 1979 to 2009 on classification of bank assets and liabilities, income statement and balance sheet and structure of the financial system for OECD countries. The OECD has discontinued this dataset, so no further updates will be made.

Main Topics

The OECD Banking Statistics are presented in the following tables (some tables will include missing data):

Classification of bank assets and liabilities

This dataset provides the composition of bank assets and liabilities of residents and non-residents denominated in domestic and foreign currencies based on financial statements of banks in each OECD member country and Russia. Data are reported at current prices in millions of national currency and in millions of Euros for OECD countries. The data cover the years from 2005 until 2009. The countries covered are Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, and Russian Federation.

Income statement and balance sheet

This comparative table comprises statistics on country’s financial profiles by presenting their respective extensive income statements, balance sheets and capital adequacy by banking group that can be further analysed by type of financial institution such as commercial banks, savings banks co-operative banks and other monetary institutions. Data are reported at current prices in millions of national currency. The data cover the years from 1979 until 2009. The countries covered are Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States and Russian Federation.

Structure of the financial system

This dataset provides information on the overall structure of the financial system per country by type of institution and their components: Central banks, other monetary institutions, other financial institutions and insurance institutions. Data relate to number of institutions, number of branches, number of employees, total assets and liabilities and total financial assets. The data covers the years from 1979 until 2009. The countries covered are Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States and Russian Federation.

ACCESS OECD DATA

Access to the OECD Banking Statistics via UKDS.Stat is freely available to all.

Effective July 15th 2015, the UK Data Service made access to OECD online statistics databases free to all users. Please refer to the OECD’s Terms and Conditions, including information on ‘What can you do with OECD published content (data, text and multimedia products).

USER RESOURCES

You'll find more information on the OECD's work in Financial Statistics on the OECD's Financial Statistics Directorate's web page.
The OECD also provides the following documentation associated with this dataset:

 

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