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Data presentation - Summary description

OFI statistics currently contain selected balance sheet items for financial corporations engaged in lending to households and non-financial corporations (FCLs).

Statistical population

FCLs resident in the euro area, which is a sub-sector of “Other financial intermediaries, except insurance corporations and pension funds” (OFIs), S.125, in the European System of Accounts 2010 (ESA 2010).

Reference area coverage

Euro Area

Time coverage

Annual OFI data for FCLs are available starting with reference period 2010.

Methodological information
Source data type

The data are collected and compiled by the NCBs or national statistical institutes and transmitted to the to the ECB.

Time period


Time period - collection

End of period

Statistical concepts and definitions

For information about the naming convention (series key dimensions and metadata), refer to the OFI underlying DSD (ECB_OFI1) maintained by the ECB.

Statistical processing
Data compilation

Data are aggregated across individual entity in each Member State by NCBs or national statistical institutes to derive contributions to the aggregated balance sheet of the corresponding OFI sector.

Data validation

Based on the verification of balance sheet constraints, plus checks on plausibility of developments at various levels of aggregation based on time-series techniques and judgement.

Data revision - policy

Revisions to previous period are accepted routinely, while revisions to periods further in history are taken into account under certain conditions.

Administrative Information

OFI - Other Financial Intermediaries

Data source

National Central Banks (NCBs) and ECB

Quality management

Quality is ensured by means of a comprehensive legal framework included in Guideline ECB/2014/15 , Article 15.

Dissemination format - publications

EU Shadow Banking Monitor, Section 2.3.4 of " Entity-based monitoring" section.

Technical Information

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

Dataset last update
20 June 2023 10:00 CEST
Metadata last update
7 September 2022 12:17 CEST