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
281270255261258
Breakdown of 'total number of institutions offering
 payment services/instruments' by category
Central bank11111
Number of branches or offices1616161616
Number of payment accounts2,0451,9951,7741,8831,826
Value of payment accounts (EUR millions)7612619,47024,87021,599
Banks
Total number of entities226218207206200
Number of branches or offices31,99931,08728,80727,48026,166
Number of payment accounts (thousands)64,52462,43261,36660,92261,141
Partial breakdown of 'banks, number of payment accounts'
Of which: internet-linked (thousands) 136,26736,57636,74946,40451,133
Value of payment accounts (EUR millions)617,671724,269821,610932,3921,019,190
Breakdown of 'banks' by subcategory
Credit institutions legally incorporated in the reporting country
Total number of entities 2144134125122116
Number of branches or offices31,75530,85428,58327,26325,958
Number of payment accounts (thousands) 364,52462,43261,36660,92261,141
Value of payment accounts (EUR millions)582,360685,951778,855885,709968,495
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Branches of foreign banks
Total number of entities 48284828484
Number of branches of foreign banks244233224217208
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Value of payment accounts (EUR millions)35,31138,31842,75546,68350,695
Non-banks offering payment services/instruments
Total number of entities5451475457
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 entities5451475457
Number of branches or offices143143154152152
Number of payment accounts (thousands)1013131112
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Non-banks relying on storage of value on payment
 accounts or on a device offered by others
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MEMO: FOCUS on E-MONEY
Total number of e-money issuersnavnavnavnavnav
Partial breakdown of 'total number of e-money issuers'
 by type of institution
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Partial breakdown of 'total outstanding e-money value'
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 1 Figures from 2010 to November 2014 have been estimated on the basis of information collected under Regulation ECB/2008/32.Figures from December 2014 have been estimated on the basis of information collected under Regulation ECB/2013/33. 2 Data refers to commercial banks, savings banks and credit cooperatives. 3 Data refers to payment accounts for credit institutions legally incorporated in the reporting countries and branches of foreign banks.Figures from 2010 to November 2014 have been estimated on the basis of info collected under Reg. ECB/2008/32. Figures onwards have been estimated on the basis of info collected under Reg. ECB/2013/33. 4 Data refers to offices reported by other payment services as defined in the ECB payments statistics regulation ECB/2013/43.