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
5262849397
Breakdown of 'total number of institutions offering
 payment services/instruments' by category
Central bank11111
Number of branches or offices2121212121
Number of payment accountsnavnavnavnavnav
Value of payment accounts (TRY millions) 113,85922,67712,69740,84718,104
Banks
Total number of entities5051525152
Number of branches or offices12,01312,07311,74011,58211,576
Number of payment accounts (thousands)159,737168,308186,072201,876222,475
Partial breakdown of 'banks, number of payment accounts'
Of which: internet-linked (thousands) 214,95818,33021,69136,78446,431
Value of payment accounts (TRY millions)1,115,5301,322,6001,548,5081,820,4962,176,653
Breakdown of 'banks' by subcategory
Private Banks
Total number of entities 32424242425
Number of branches or offices7,6737,4617,0296,8156,674
Number of payment accounts (thousands)87,54092,527102,082114,491123,766
Value of payment accounts (TRY millions)708,147829,217963,1201,091,6701,269,123
Public Banks
Total number of entities33333
Number of branches or offices3,5003,6813,7023,6773,718
Number of payment accounts (thousands)68,49371,53379,12381,71292,075
Value of payment accounts (TRY millions) 4348,721418,538497,120614,888759,330
Participation Banks
Total number of entities34555
Number of branches or offices7908809591,0321,122
Number of payment accounts (thousands)3,3513,8934,5365,3416,621
Value of payment accounts (TRY millions)57,89371,90385,664107,311139,988
SDIF Controlled Banks
Total number of entities 511111
Number of branches or offices11111
Number of payment accounts (thousands) 63493503263267
Value of payment accounts (TRY millions) 7248524449293
Investment Banks
Total number of entities1313131313
Number of branches or offices4142415054
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Branches of foreign banks
Total number of entities66655
Number of branches of foreign banks88877
Number of payment accounts (thousands)45665
Value of payment accounts (TRY millions) 87452,0902,1596,5348,119
Non-banks offering payment services/instruments
Total number of entities 9110314144
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 10110314144
Number of branches or offices 114,4824,5154,3314,5195,060
Number of payment accounts (thousands) 124,7285,1485,7546,6097,163
Value of payment accounts (TRY millions) 131,8922,6333,0523,1222,958
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 14nav471214
Partial breakdown of 'total number of e-money issuers'
 by type of institution
Of which: non-banksnav471214
Total outstanding e-money value (TRY millions)navnavnavnavnav
Partial breakdown of 'total outstanding e-money value'
 by type of institution
Of which: issued by a non-bank (TRY millions)navnavnavnavnav
 1 Data as revised by the CBRT: public sector TRY deposits plus other TRY deposits shown in liabilities of the balance sheet. 2017,2018 and 2019: Increase/Decrease in value stems from the increase/decrease in deposits of the Treasury, General and Special Budgeted Administrations. 2017: Increase in value stems from the increase in deposits of the Treasury, General and Special Budgeted Administrations. 2018: Decrease in value stems from the decrease in deposits of the Treasury, General and Special Budgeted Administrations. 2019: Increase in value stems from the increase in deposits of the Treasury, General and Special Budgeted Administrations. 2020: Increase in value stems from the increase in deposits of the Treasury, General and Special Budgeted Administrations. 2 Since the data for internet-linked payment accounts regardless of the device used to access account is only available for 2017, data given between 2012 and 2016 mostly represents the internet/PC-linked accounts. 3  2020: SDIF classified a bank differently which was previously type I 4  2020: Public banks showed a rapid increase above the sector average in both loans and deposits in 2020. 5  2020: SDIF has added a bank that it previously classified differently. 6  2018: The decline in the number of accounts is due to the liquidation proceedings of banks, of which all zero balance accounts have been closed. 7  2015: The increase is due to increase in public sector deposits and interbank deposits. 2016: The decrease is due to decrease in public sector deposits and interbank deposits. 8  2017: Increase in value stems from a foregin bank opening branches in Turkey 2020: The "foreign banks having branches in Turkey" group does not include all foreign banks operating in Turkey and its share in the banking sector is very small. This increase is thought to be high due to the low base. 9  2019: The reason for data correction is that the last year calculations mistakenly did not include PTT. 10 Total number of licensed payment institutions, e-money institutions and Turkish postal organisation (PTT). 2015: Increase in value stems from the entry of the law into force for licensing of the payment institutions and e-money institutions in 2015 2019: The reason for data correction is that the last year calculations mistakenly did not include PTT. 11 Includes only branches or offices of Turkish postal organisation (PTT) since information regarding other institutions is not available. 12 Includes only the number of payment accounts in Turkish postal organisation (PTT) since information regarding other institutions is not available. 13 Includes only the value of payment accounts in Turkish postal organisation (PTT) since information regarding other institutions is not available. 2020: By the end of 31.12.2020, the total amount of Postal Institution's payment accounts is 4,515,818.10 TL. The specified amount is taken instantly and changes daily. Trade, supply chains and employment have been adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Covid-19 aid money and unemployment payments made by public institutions also played a role in the increase in the year-end balance. 14 Banks and e-money institutions can issue e-money inTurkey. Only the number of e-money institutions is reported since relevant information regarding e-money issuer banks is not available.