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Key Statistics

The majority of credit unions in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland are represented by the Irish League of Credit Unions (ILCU). Credit unions affiliated to the ILCU have 3.6 million members throughout the island of Ireland. Globally, this is one of the highest numbers of credit union members per head of population. Worldwide there are more than 89,000 credit unions in 117 countries serving 260m people. 

Irish Credit Union Movement Key Statisitics

Number of Credit Unions  326
Membership 3.6 million
Savings €14.8 billion
Loans €4.9 billion*
Assets €17.6 billion

Data per ILCU statistics at end March 2019 and WOCCU 2017 Statistical Report.
*Outstanding loans