Annual Report

Every year the ECB publishes an annual report on how it has carried out its supervisory tasks. The report is usually published in March of the following year.

The Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB presents the report to the European Parliament at a public hearing.

Annual Report
2018

2018
In key figures
14.1%

CET1 ratio

Banks’ ratios of the highest quality capital, Common Equity Tier 1, rose to 14.1% in 2018 from 11.3% at the end of 2014.

4.2%

NPL ratio

The quality of banks’ assets further improved. The non-performing loans ratio fell to 4.2% in 2018 from 8% in 2014.

1,924

supervisory decisions

The Supervisory Board of the ECB took 1,924 decisions, most of which were on fit and proper assessments (1,006), internal models (160) and own funds (153).

Reporting obligations

The ECB submits the annual report on supervisory activities to the European Parliament, the EU Council, the Eurogroup, the European Commission and the national parliaments of the euro area countries.

21 March 2019
ECB Annual Report on supervisory activities 2018
26 March 2018
ECB Annual Report on supervisory activities 2017
23 March 2017
ECB Annual Report on supervisory activities 2016
23 March 2016
ECB Annual Report on supervisory activities 2015
31 March 2015
ECB Annual Report on supervisory activities 2014