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Austria’s largest credit institutes and insurance companies at a glance.
  • 543

    number of banks

    In 2020, there were 543 banks in Austria.

  • 13.7%

    savings quota

    In 2020, the savings quota was 13.7% of the nominal available household income, and the trend was an upward one.

  • 2,833

    residents per bank branch in Austria

    2,833 residents share a bank branch in Austria.

  • 27,800


    In 2020, Austria’s insurance companies employed around 27,800 people.



Source: OeNB. Facts on Austria and its banks, 10/2020
Austrian banks – Key data for 2019
Period result EUR 6.7 billion
Net interest income EUR 15.6 billion
Total capital ratio in % of risk-weighted assets 18.7%
Current account surplus of Austrian banks in 2019 (share of GDP) 1.5%
Source: Trend Top 500
Austria’s TOP banks, ordered according to balance sheet total in EUR million (2017)
Erste Group Bank AG220.659,00
Raiffeisen Bank International AG - RBI135.146,00
UniCredit Bank Austria AG102.128,00
BAWAG Group46.071,00
Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich AG40.319,50
Raiffeisenlandesbank NÖ-Wien AG25.711,60
Oberbank AG20.830,61
Steiermärkische Bank und Sparkassen AG15.007,00
Raiffeisen-Landesbank Steiermark AG14.714,60
Hypo NOE Landesbank für Niederösterreich und Wien AG14.368,00
Source: Austrian Association of Insurance Companies (VVO), Annual Report 2020
Austrian insurances – Key data for 2020
Premiums in EUR million18,044
Life insurances5,399
Health insurances2,403
Indemnity/accident insurances10,242
Benefits in EUR million15,575
Life insurances7,848
Health insurances1,421
Indemnity/accident insurances6,306
Quelle: Trend Top 500
Austria’s TOP insurance companies, ordered according to volume of earned premiums in EUR million (2017)
Vienna Insurance Group AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe8,509.60
Uniqa Group4,628.00
Generali Versicherung AG2,003.00
Allianz Elementar Versicherungs-AG1,320.20
Wüstenrot Versicherungs-AG503.70
Ergo Versicherung AG496.17
Grazer Wechselseitige Versicherung AG482.04
Merkur Versicherung AG454.00
Zürich Versicherung AG421.00
Helvetia Versicherungen AG406.60


Last update : 2021-06-28