Ireland: Non-performing loans

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 Ireland

Non-performing loans as percent of all bank loans

 Latest value 2.48
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2005 - 2021
 Average 9.53
 Min - Max 0.48 - 22.37
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Ireland from 2005 to 2021. The average value for Ireland during that period was 9.53 percent with a minimum of 0.48 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 22.37 percent in 2013. The latest value from 2021 is 2.48 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 122 countries is 5.92 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Ireland - Non-performing loans - Recent values chart

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Ireland - Non-performing loans - historical chart - 2005-2021




The percent non-performing loans in Ireland reflects the health of the banking system. A higher percent of such loans shows that banks have difficulty collecting interest and principal on their credits. That may lead to less profits for the banks in Ireland and, possibly, bank closures.
Definition: Bank nonperforming loans to total gross loans are the value of nonperforming loans divided by the total value of the loan portfolio (including nonperforming loans before the deduction of specific loan-loss provisions). The loan amount recorded as nonperforming should be the gross value of the loan as recorded on the balance sheet, not just the amount that is overdue.

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