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2017 SRF Levies (ex-ante contributions)

Target level and amount collected

  • The 2017 target level was based on 1.05% of covered deposits (2016).
  • The amount of ex-ante contributions collected by the SRF at the end of June 2017 was €6.6bn. This amount takes into account the deduction of 2015 contributions and other adjustments.
  • 89.7% of the contributions were transferred as paid-in contributions (€5.96bn), whereas 10.3% were provided as irrevocable payment commitments (IPCs) (€685 million).



  • In 2017, 3,512 institutions were in scope of the SRF.
  • 53% paid a lump-sum amount (small institutions).
  • 26% were medium size institutions (total asset below €3bn).
  • 20% of institutions paid 96% of the total 2017 ex-ante contributions.
  • The 20 largest contributing banking groups paid 65% of the total 2017 ex-ante contributions.


For more statistical information on the calculation results, please consult the 2016/17 ex-ante contributions tables.  

Risk adjustment factor in the Euro Area

Intervals for the risk adjustment factorSRM risk adjustment factors:
number of  banks in each interval

Mutualisation path

  • According to the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA), in 2017, 60% of the amount collected in the SRF is mutualised.