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Data presentation - Summary description

These data contain information on the aggregate consolidated 


  • profitability
  • balance sheets
  • asset quality
  • liquidity
  • funding
  • capital adequacy
  • solvency of EU banks

and refer to all EU Member States.


The banks are divided into three size groups: small, medium-sized and large. Information on foreign-controlled institutions active in EU countries is also provided.  

Data presentation - Detailed description

All data (for outstanding amounts and financial transactions) are reported in euro. 

Statistical population

Credit institutions. See data on the number of reporters .

Reference area coverage

European Union

Sector coverage

Domestic credit institutions - Foreign EU & non-EU and Foreign EA controlled subsidiaries and branches

Time coverage

From 2014Q4 onwards. Series starting in 2007 correspond to series with data from 2007 to 2014Q4 coming from the CBD, mapped into CBD2

Methodological information
Source data type

Income statements and balance sheets of banks

Time period
  • 3 months (quarterly data)
  • full year (annual data)
Base weight

Data are not weighted

Frequency of data collection

Quarterly, except for certain detailed breakdowns which are collected only annually.

Statistical concepts and definitions

For information about the naming convention (series key dimensions and metadata), refer to the CBD2 underlying DSD (ECB_CBD2) maintained by the ECB.

Accounting conventions

Financial accounting: stocks and flows

Statistical processing
Data compilation

The data received at national level are aggregated by reference sector.


  • Large domestic banks
  • Medium-sized domestic banks
  • Small domestic banks
  • Foreign EU controlled subsidiaries
  • Foreign non-EU controlled subsidiaries
  • Foreign EU controlled branches
  • Foreign non-EU controlled branches
  • Foreign EA controlled subsidiaries
  • Foreign EA controlled branches
  • SSM significant institutions
  • SSM less-significant institutions

Data for banking groups are reported on a consolidated basis

Data validation

Data verified by accounting identities

Administrative Information

CBD2 - Consolidated Banking Data

Data source

National Supervisory Authorities

Release policy - user access

Not all the CBD items are made publically available. Some series are only disseminated in a restricted database within the internal SDW and to which access is granted on a case by case basis according to business needs.

Documentation on methodology

Some more detailed background information on the Consolidated Banking Data released by the ECB may be found on the CBD Website .

Technical Information

Download the series catalogue containing a full list of series and associated metadata of the dataset CBD2 in CSV format (zipped)

Dataset last update
10 February 2024 02:16 CET
Metadata last update
7 March 2023 11:14 CET