T3: Institutions offering payment services / instruments
(units, unless otherwise stated; end of year)
Year
«  2018  »
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total number of institutions offering
 payment services/instruments
8279828182
Breakdown of 'total number of institutions offering
 payment services/instruments' by category
Central bank11111
Number of branches or offices11111
Number of payment accounts311288284287298
Value of payment accounts (ARS millions)172,852284,618473,429455,0441,084,472
Banks
Total number of entities6562636263
Number of branches or offices4,3204,3824,4675,2525,266
Number of payment accounts (thousands)38,45758,24067,30376,15481,939
Partial breakdown of 'banks, number of payment accounts'
Of which: internet-linked (thousands)navnavnavnavnav
Value of payment accounts (ARS millions)379,462521,422801,0421,188,8801,791,416
Breakdown of 'banks' by subcategory
Government-owned Banks
Total number of entities1213131313
Number of branches or offices1,5231,5421,5521,8121,845
Number of payment accounts (thousands)15,64024,38828,25331,20732,701
Value of payment accounts (ARS millions)133,474176,844274,177357,586454,199
Domestic private Banks
Total number of entities3332333334
Number of branches or offices1,6141,6191,6781,9861,988
Number of payment accounts (thousands)13,02621,93524,55227,69729,333
Value of payment accounts (ARS millions)108,223147,865228,549362,325569,732
Banking subsidiaries of foreign banks
Total number of entities11101099
Number of branches or offices1,1041,1441,1601,4371,417
Number of payment accounts (thousands)9,34911,45013,99917,24219,898
Value of payment accounts (ARS millions)117,735166,375261,338437,521714,145
Bank type IV
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Bank type V
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Branches of foreign banks
Total number of entities97777
Number of branches of foreign banks7977771716
Number of payment accounts (thousands)44246749978
Value of payment accounts (ARS millions)20,03030,33836,97831,44853,340
Non-banks offering payment services/instruments
Total number of entities1616181818
Breakdown of 'non-banks offering payment services/
 instruments, total number of entities' by subcategory
Non-banks offering storage of value
 (on a payment account or on a device)
Total number of entities1616151515
Number of branches or offices818083137128
Number of payment accounts (thousands)163222280353363
Value of payment accounts (ARS millions)00000
Non-banks relying on storage of value on payment
 accounts or on a device offered by others
Total number of entitiesnavnav333
MEMO: FOCUS on E-MONEY
Total number of e-money issuersnavnav333
Partial breakdown of 'total number of e-money issuers'
 by type of institution
Of which: non-banksnavnavnavnavnav
Total outstanding e-money value (ARS millions)navnavnavnavnav
Partial breakdown of 'total outstanding e-money value'
 by type of institution
Of which: issued by a non-bank (ARS millions)navnavnavnavnav