Data on the Belgian Banking Sector

The following table provides statistical information on key aspects of the domestic banking sector, covering both credit institutions and investment firms.

Data on the domestic banking sector

2010

2009

2008 2007
Number and Size of Credit Institutions Number

107

104

107 110
Total Assets

1.162.997

1.217.686,08

1.349.958 1.402.212
Total Assets per GDP

329,5%

360,52%

392 % 438 %
Number and Size of Foreign Credit Institutions From EEA Countries Number of Branches

50

47

47 49
Total Assets of Branches

43.757

41.037

46.779 40.447
Number of Subsidiaries

20

20

20 21
Total Assets of Subsidiaries

546.035

605.839

235.645 232.935
From Third Countries Number of Branches

9

9

9 9
Total Assets of Branches

49.824

46.521

62.038 48.608
Number of Subsidiaries

7

7

7 6
Total Assets of Subsidiaries

42.434

38.284

5.041 5.387
Total Capital and Capital Requirements of Credit Institutions Total Tier I Capital as % of Total Capital

81,16%

77,38%

70,72 % 72,19 %
Total Tier II Capital as % of Total Capital

20,36%

23,78%

30,31 % 27,65 %
Total Capital Requirements

31.708

34.480

39.595 11.402
Total Capital Adequacy Ratio

18,95%

17,08%

16,47 % 13,19 %
Number and Size of Investment Firms Number of Investment Firms

23

65

72 66
Total Assets of Investment Firms

2.381

2.358

2.779 3.158
Total Asstes of Investment Firms per GDP

0,67%

0,70%

0,81 % 1 %
Total Capital and Capital Requirements of Investment Firms Total Tier I Capital as % of Total Capital

98.77%

97.25%

99,36 % N/M
Total Tier II Capital as % of Total Capital

0,28%

0,58%

0,63 % N/M
Total Capital Requirements

87

146

124 N/M
Total Capital Adequacy Ratio

66,73% 

47,33% 

51,97 % N/M

Index:
N/A: not available
C: confidential
N/M: non material

For an overview regarding statistical data on the national banking sector of the EU Member States see the corresponding table on the EBA homepage.