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 1
1,8571,8281,7561,6911,646
Breakdown of 'total number of institutions offering
 payment services/instruments' by category
Central bank11111
Number of branches or offices4135353535
Number of payment accounts23,27323,04222,99522,90122,940
Value of payment accounts (EUR millions)10,09674,356118,635135,379154,421
Banks
Total number of entities1,8081,7741,7021,6321,584
Number of branches or offices 237,09034,00331,95930,05727,818
Number of payment accounts (thousands) 3100,191102,080104,568104,676106,581
Partial breakdown of 'banks, number of payment accounts'
Of which: internet-linked (thousands) 378,61881,47485,97189,33793,527
Value of payment accounts (EUR millions) 41,630,5681,776,0831,898,1272,050,5202,190,478
Breakdown of 'banks' by subcategory
Domestic banks
Total number of entities1,6981,6661,6001,5261,473
Number of branches or offices 236,83133,74431,70829,79727,555
Number of payment accounts (thousands) 397,63998,404100,699100,587102,408
Value of payment accounts (EUR millions) 41,545,9931,680,9161,799,6751,944,8522,080,087
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Bank type III
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Branches of foreign banks
Total number of entities110108102106111
Number of branches of foreign banks259259251260263
Number of payment accounts (thousands) 32,5523,6753,8694,0894,173
Value of payment accounts (EUR millions) 484,57595,16798,452105,668110,391
Non-banks offering payment services/instruments
Total number of entities 54853535861
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 entities 647775
Number of branches or officesnavnav106100100
Number of payment accounts (thousands)nav1,0251,2151,3621,548
Value of payment accounts (EUR millions) 7navnavnavnavnav
Non-banks relying on storage of value on payment
 accounts or on a device offered by others
Total number of entities 84446465156
MEMO: FOCUS on E-MONEY
Total number of e-money issuers1,8131,7821,7101,6401,590
Partial breakdown of 'total number of e-money issuers'
 by type of institution
Of which: non-banks47775
Total outstanding e-money value (EUR millions)9695969483
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 by type of institution
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 1 Includes electronic money institutions. 2 Includes those post office branches of Deutsche Postbank AG which are entrusted with the semi-cashless payment systems on behalf of the Postbank AG. 3 Up to 2014, includes only accounts for transferable deposits and not accounts for card-based e-money. 4 Includes transferable and non-transferable deposits as well as deposits for card-based e-money. 5 From reference period 2012 the number of payment institutions providing services through an established branch is added to the number of payment institutions resident in the country. The recent list of payment institutions resident in the country is published on the website of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin). 6 ND 7 Until reference period 2010 by approximation: liabilities to non-MFIs which mature daily. 8 From reference period 2012 the number of payment institutions providing services through an established branch is added to the number of payment institutions resident in the country. The recent list of payment institutions resident in the country is published on the website of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin): https://portal.mvp.bafin.de/database/ZahlInstInfo/