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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 86,000 credit unions in 118 countries serving over 375m people. 

Irish Credit Union Movement Key Statistics

Membership 3.6 million
Savings €16.22 billion
Loans €5.08 billion
Assets €19.25 billion

Data per ILCU affiliated credit union statistics (ROI and NI) as at September 2021 and WOCCU 2020 Statistical Report.