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Bank concentration: percent of bank assets held by top three banks, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 40 countries was 71.32 percent. The highest value was in Iceland: 100 percent and the lowest value was in Bosnia and Herzegovina: 41.66 percent. The indicator is available from 2000 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: Bankscope
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Countries Banking system concentration, 2021 Global rank Available data
Iceland 100 1 2000 - 2021
Lithuania 98.73 2 2000 - 2021
North Macedonia 97.39 3 2000 - 2021
Finland 92.57 4 2000 - 2021
Greece 92.39 5 2004 - 2021
Estonia 91.37 6 2000 - 2021
Sweden 89.63 7 2000 - 2021
Malta 89.44 8 2000 - 2021
Netherlands 88.29 9 2000 - 2021
Cyprus 84.82 10 2000 - 2021
Montenegro 83.19 11 2003 - 2021
Denmark 81.78 12 2000 - 2021
Germany 79.43 13 2000 - 2021
Slovakia 78.92 14 2000 - 2021
Latvia 74.56 15 2000 - 2021
Albania 74.01 16 2000 - 2021
Ireland 73.75 17 2000 - 2021
Spain 71.96 18 2000 - 2021
Moldova 70.64 19 2000 - 2021
Belarus 68.86 20 2000 - 2021
Portugal 68.85 21 2000 - 2021
Belgium 68.05 22 2000 - 2021
Romania 67.41 23 2000 - 2021
Croatia 66.84 24 2000 - 2021
Slovenia 66.49 25 2000 - 2021
France 66.26 26 2000 - 2021
Switzerland 65.63 27 2000 - 2021
Austria 64.79 28 2000 - 2021
Bulgaria 63.99 29 2000 - 2021
Ukraine 63.57 30 2000 - 2021
Czechia 63.22 31 2000 - 2021
Italy 62.58 32 2000 - 2021
Hungary 60.92 33 2000 - 2021
Russia 50.4 34 2000 - 2021
Poland 49.9 35 2000 - 2021
Serbia 47.68 36 2000 - 2021
Turkey 46.77 37 2000 - 2021
Luxembourg 43.26 38 2000 - 2021
UK 42.91 39 2000 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 41.66 40 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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