Facts and Figures -  Banking / Insurance

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Austria’s largest credit institutes and insurance companies at a glance.
  • 493

    number of banks

    In 2022, there were 493 banks in Austria.

  • 8.8%

    savings quota

    In 2022, the savings quota was 8.8% of the nominal available household income.

  • 2,715

    residents per bank branch in Austria

    2,715 residents share a bank branch in Austria.

  • 26,905


    In 2022, Austria’s insurance companies employed around 27,000 people.

Source: OeNB. Facts on Austria and its banks, 04/2023
Austrian banks – Key data for 2022
Period result EUR 10.2 billion
Net interest income EUR 10.6 billion
Total capital ratio in % of risk-weighted assets 19.2 %
Current account surplus of Austrian banks (share of GDP) 0.7 %
Source: Trend Top 500
Austria’s TOP banks, ordered according to balance sheet total in EUR million (2021)
Erste Group Bank AG307.428,00
Raiffeisen Bank International AG - RBI192.101,00
UniCredit Bank Austria AG118.404,00
BAWAG Group AG56.325,00
Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich AG51.446,60
Raiffeisenlandesbank NÖ-Wien AG28.592,30
Oberbank AG27.539,66
Steiermärkische Bank und Sparkassen AG19.631,50
Raiffeisen-Landesbank Steiermark AG18.512,53
Volksbank Wien AG16.925,00
Source: Austrian Association of Insurance Companies (VVO), Annual Report 2022
Austrian insurances – Key data for 2022
Premiums in EUR million19,421
Life insurances5,374
Health insurances2,593
Indemnity/accident insurances11,454
Benefits in EUR million16,795
Life insurances7,091
Health insurances2,208
Indemnity/accident insurances11,382
Quelle: Trend Top 500
Austria’s TOP insurance companies, ordered according to volume of earned premiums in EUR million (2021)
Vienna Insurance Group AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe9,705.60
Uniqa InsuranceGroup AG5,697.60
Generali Versicherung AG2,462.88
Allianz Österreich1,529.00
Grawe – Vermögensverwaltung (Grawe Group)1.029.30
Merkur Versicherung AG548.81
Ergo Versicherung AG505.46
Helvetia Versicherungen AG441.30
Wüstenrot Versicherungs-AG420.40
Zürich Versicherung AG391.83

Last update : 22. May 2023