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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.

  • 14.4%

    savings quota

    In 2020, the savings quota was 14.4% 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, 10/2021
Austrian banks – Key data for 2020
Period result EUR 3.7 billion
Net interest income EUR 15.5 billion
Total capital ratio in % of risk-weighted assets 19.5%
Current account surplus of Austrian banks (share of GDP) 1.9%
Source: Trend Top 500
Austria’s TOP banks, ordered according to balance sheet total in EUR million (2020)
Erste Group Bank AG277.394,00
Raiffeisen Bank International AG - RBI165.959,00
UniCredit Bank Austria AG118.510,00
BAWAG Group53.128,00
Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich AG48.568,70
Raiffeisenlandesbank NÖ-Wien AG28.662,71
Oberbank AG24.432,93
Steiermärkische Bank und Sparkassen AG18.537,00
Raiffeisen-Landesbank Steiermark AG17.697,34
Hypo NOE Landesbank für Niederösterreich und Wien AG16.417,00
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 (2020)
Vienna Insurance Group AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe9,336.60
Uniqa Group5,029.50
Generali Versicherung AG2,423.78
Allianz Elementar Versicherungs-AG1,646.40
Grawe – Vermögensverwaltung (Grawe Group)900.02
Merkur Versicherung AG529.28
Ergo Versicherung AG485.36
Wüstenrot Versicherungs-AG406.50
Helvetia Versicherungen AG398.80
Zürich Versicherung AG376.83


Last update : 2022-02-21