- Total assets of EU-headquartered credit institutions increased from €30.45 trillion in March 2021 to €31.71 trillion in March 2022, an increase of 4.15%,
- EU non-performing loans ratio dropped by 0.54 percentage points year on year to 1.96% in March 2022
- EU average return on equity was 1.39% and Common Equity Tier 1 ratio was 15.15% in March 2022
The European Central Bank (ECB) has published the consolidated banking data with reference to end-March 2022, a dataset of the EU banking system compiled on a group consolidated basis.
The quarterly data cover the information required to analyse the EU banking sectorand comprise a subset of the information that is available in the year-end dataset. The end-March 2022 data refer to 318banking groupsand 2457stand-alone credit institutionsoperating in the EU (including foreign subsidiaries and branches), covering nearly 100% of the EU banking sector’s balance sheet. These data include an extensive range of indicators on profitability and efficiency, balance sheets, liquidity and funding, asset quality, asset encumbrance, capital adequacy and solvency. Aggregates and indicators are published for the full sample of the banking industry.
Reporters generally apply International Financial Reporting Standards and the European Banking Authority’s implementing technical standards on supervisory reporting, while some medium-sized and small reporters may apply national accounting standards.Accordingly, aggregates and indicators may also cover data based on national accounting standards, depending on the availability of the underlying items.