Facts and Figures -  Banking / Insurance

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Austria’s largest credit institutes and insurance companies at a glance.
  • 520

    number of banks

    In 2021, there were 520 banks in Austria.

  • 11.8%

    savings quota

    In 2021, the savings quota was 11.8% of the nominal available household income.

  • 2,594

    residents per bank branch in Austria

    2,594 residents share a bank branch in Austria.

  • 27,600


    In 2021, Austria’s insurance companies employed around 27,600 people.

Source: OeNB. Facts on Austria and its banks, 04/2022
Austrian banks – Key data for 2021
Period result EUR 7.2 billion
Net interest income 2020 EUR 15.5 billion
Total capital ratio in % of risk-weighted assets 18.9 %
Current account surplus of Austrian banks 2020 (share of GDP) 2.5 %
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 2021
Austrian insurances – Key data for 2021
Premiums in EUR million18,649
Life insurances5,432
Health insurances2,491
Indemnity/accident insurances10,726
Benefits in EUR million16,756
Life insurances7,134
Health insurances2,092
Indemnity/accident insurances7,519
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 : 13.09.2022