T3: Institutions offering payment services / instruments
(units, unless otherwise stated; end of year)
Year
«  2017  »
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Total number of institutions offering
 payment services/instruments
734711687649583
Breakdown of 'total number of institutions offering
 payment services/instruments' by category
Central bank11111
Number of branches or offices5252433939
Number of payment accounts8536282725
Value of payment accounts (EUR millions)10,1839,4058,01918,41116,194
Banks
Total number of entities684664643604538
Number of branches or offices31,76130,74030,25829,02727,374
Number of payment accounts (thousands)37,35638,17339,25540,31540,951
Partial breakdown of 'banks, number of payment accounts'
Of which: internet-linked (thousands) 131,42632,09333,72135,54037,914
Value of payment accounts (EUR millions)741,866809,706881,183911,4801,053,919
Breakdown of 'banks' by subcategory
Public limited (SpA) banks
Total number of entities182171164162147
Number of branches or offices21,12319,77819,43020,53321,333
Number of payment accounts (thousands)26,96026,69727,55930,74134,027
Value of payment accounts (EUR millions)533,652560,802613,041664,805869,908
Cooperative banks
Total number of entities3737332523
Number of branches or offices5,9296,2786,1443,9731,619
Number of payment accounts (thousands)5,7476,6396,6324,4351,630
Value of payment accounts (EUR millions)127,526153,069154,360118,28052,563
Mutual banks
Total number of entities385376365334289
Number of branches or offices4,4494,4324,4304,3504,257
Number of payment accounts (thousands)4,0364,1464,2994,4344,508
Value of payment accounts (EUR millions)62,75869,29976,44387,26193,382
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Branches of foreign banks
Total number of entities8080818379
Number of branches of foreign banks260252254171165
Number of payment accounts (thousands)613690765705786
Value of payment accounts (EUR millions)17,93126,53537,33941,13438,065
Non-banks offering payment services/instruments
Total number of entities 24946434439
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)
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Number of branches or offices12,94113,06912,90312,57612,580
Number of payment accounts (thousands)5,8956,0566,2536,2076,186
Value of payment accounts (EUR millions) 443,90343,95345,16949,64355,769
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 issuers 5689670648609543
Partial breakdown of 'total number of e-money issuers'
 by type of institution
Of which: non-banks55444
Total outstanding e-money value (EUR millions)navnavnavnavnav
Partial breakdown of 'total outstanding e-money value'
 by type of institution
Of which: issued by a non-bank (EUR millions)navnavnavnavnav
 1 Internet-linked overnight deposits other than payment accounts are included 2 Payment Institutions and the Post Office are included 3 Post Office and Payment institutions with full operativity are included 4 Figures are drawn from the Poste Italiane Financial Statement (daily averages for the reference year) 5 All banks are authorised to issue e-money