Germany: Banking system concentration

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 Germany

Bank concentration: percent of bank assets held by top three banks

 Latest value 79.43
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 74.55
 Min - Max 67.59 - 79.43
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 2000 to 2021. The average value for Germany during that period was 74.55 percent with a minimum of 67.59 percent in 2019 and a maximum of 79.43 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 79.43 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 135 countries is 67.43 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Germany - Banking system concentration - recent values

Historical chart
Germany - Banking system concentration - historical chart - 2000-2021




Definition: Raw data are from Bankscope. (Sum(data2025) for three largest banks in Bankscope) / (Sum(data2025) for all banks in Bankscope). Only reported if number of banks in Bankscope is 3 or more. Calculated from underlying bank-by-bank unconsolidated data from Bankscope.


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