Statistics are essential for making informed decisions
Sound financial and monetary statistics help us make informed decisions. The ECB and national central banks provide official statistics on the health of the economy.
These statistics support all aspects of the ECB's work, including monetary policy, financial stability and banking supervision.The importance of statistics
FACTS IN FOCUS
Non-performing loans ratio continues to decrease
The non-performing loans (NPL) ratio – i.e. the ratio of NPLs to total loans – in the euro area decreased further to 1.98% in the first quarter of 2022, following the downward trend observed since 2015. This is a key indicator of the quality of banks’ assets.Press release
Browse and download ECB statistics
All ECB official statistics are available free of charge in our comprehensive online data delivery service.Statistical Data Warehouse
Monetary developments in the euro area
See the latest growth rates of loans to households and firms, as well as how quickly the money supply is increasing.Statistics data releases on monetary developments
Statistics governance and quality framework
European national central banks place great importance on producing high-quality statistics. They are committed to good governance, use high quality standards and guarantee the confidentiality of information.Governance and quality framework
Better data for securities issues and holdings
Our data on debt securities and shares are now available faster and with more details. Check out the new datasets on securities issues and holdings.Securities
Explore euro area inflation interactively
How is inflation measured and what is the difference between measured and perceived inflation? Find comparable and always up-to-date inflation data with interactive visuals and your personal inflation calculator, available in 23 EU languages.Explore more
OUR LATEST STATISTICAL DATA RELEASES
Explore euro area statistics
Take a look at visualisations and compare core euro area and national statistics on the “Euro Area Statistics” website. Here, you will find key economic data in an easy-to-digest format.
The statistics are available in all EU languages and are easy to embed in digital media.www.euro-area-statistics.org
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