Dataset: BLS – Bank Lending Survey Statistics

Data Structure Definition: Bank Lending Survey Statistics

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Cube dimensions and attributes
  Concept description Concept Codelist Usage on SDW portal
1. dimension Frequency FREQ CL_FREQ Frequency dimension: used in Dimension Filters on Data Selection, Data Table and Quick View pages.
2. dimension Reference area REF_AREA CL_AREA_EE Country codes: used in Georgraphic Area filters on Data Selection pages.
3. dimension Bank selection BANK_SELECTION CL_BANK_SELECTION
4. dimension Bank lending survey item BLS_ITEM CL_BLS_ITEM
5. dimension BLS contract counterpart BLS_COUNT CL_BLS_COUNT
6. dimension BLS counterpart motivation BLS_COUNT_DETAIL CL_BLS_COUNT_DTL
7. dimension Time horizon TIME_HORIZON CL_TIME_HORIZON
8. dimension Effect domain EFFECT_DOMAIN CL_EFFECT_DOMAIN
9. dimension Market role MARKET_ROLE CL_MARKET_ROLE
10. dimension BLS aggregation method BLS_AGG_METHOD CL_BLS_AGG_METHOD
Observation-level attribute Observation value OBS_VALUE
Observation-level attribute Observation status OBS_STATUS CL_OBS_STATUS Observation status: displayed on the Data Table and Quickview pages, downloadable in SDMX format.
Observation-level attribute Observation confidentiality OBS_CONF CL_OBS_CONF Observation confidentiality: displayed on the Data Table and Quickview pages, downloadable in SDMX format.
Observation-level attribute Pre-break observation value OBS_PRE_BREAK Observation pre-break value: displayed on the Data Table and Quickview pages, downloadable in SDMX format.
Observation-level attribute Observation comment OBS_COM Observation comment: displayed on the Data Table and Quickview pages, downloadable in SDMX format.
Time Series-level attribute Collection indicator COLLECTION CL_COLLECTION Collection attribute: used on the Data Table, Data Chart and Quick View pages, displayed on the Metadata page.
Time Series-level attribute Compiling organisation COMPILING_ORG CL_ORGANISATION
Time Series-level attribute Data dissemination organisation DISS_ORG CL_ORGANISATION
Sibling-level attribute Decimals DECIMALS CL_DECIMALS Number of decimals: used on the Data Table and Quick View pages.
Sibling-level attribute Source agency SOURCE_AGENCY CL_ORGANISATION Source Agency: displayed on the Data Table, Data Chart and Quick View pages.
Sibling-level attribute Title TITLE Short title: used in the Search and displayed on Data Selection, Metadata and Quick View pages.
Sibling-level attribute Title complement TITLE_COMPL Long title/description: used in the Search and displayed on Data Selection, Metadata and Quick View pages.
Sibling-level attribute Unit UNIT CL_UNIT Unit: displayed on the Data Table, Metadata and Quickview pages, downloadable in CSV and SDMX format.
Sibling-level attribute Unit multiplier UNIT_MULT CL_UNIT_MULT Unit Multiplier: displayed on the Data Table, Metadata and Quick View pages, downloadable in CSV and SDMX format.


Code List Description

Code Code Description
A Average
BA Average, weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BDINX Diffusion index weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BF1 Frequency of 1 responses (considerably tightened / strongly negative), weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BF2 Frequency of 2 responses (somewhat tightened / negative), weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BF3 Frequency of 3 responses (basically unchanged / o), weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BF4 Frequency of 4 responses (somewhat eased / positive), weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BF5 Frequency of 5 responses (considerably eased / strongly positive), weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BF6 Frequency of 6 responses (tightest level), weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BF7 Frequency of 7 responses (level remained constant), weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BF8 Frequency of 8 responses (loosest level), weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BFNA Frequency of not applicable responses, weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BFNB Frequency of missing answers, weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BFNET Weighted net percentage (tightened minus eased or reverse), based on the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BFY Frequency of YES responses (number of YES responses divided by the sum of the sum of all answers and the sum of NA answers) weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BSD Standard deviation estimate, weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BWA Weighted average, based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate, also weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BWDINX Weighted diffusion index based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate, also weighted with the share of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the banks in the BLS sample
BWF1 Weighted avg frequency of 1 responses (considerably tightened / strongly negative) based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate and of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the BLS banks sample
BWF2 Weighted avg frequency of 2 responses (somewhat tightened / negative) based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate and of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the BLS banks sample
BWF3 Weighted avg frequency of 3 responses (basically unchanged / o) based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate and of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the BLS banks sample
BWF4 Weighted avg frequency of 4 responses (somewhat eased / positive) based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate and of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the BLS banks sample
BWF5 Weighted avg frequency of 5 responses (considerably eased / strongly positive) based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate and of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the BLS banks sample
BWF6 Weighted avg frequency of 6 responses (tightest level) based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate and of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the BLS banks sample
BWF7 Weighted avg frequency of 7 responses (level remained constant) based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate and of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the BLS banks sample
BWF8 Weighted avg frequency of 8 responses (loosest level) based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate and of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the BLS banks sample
BWFNA Weighted avg frequency of not applicable responses, based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate and of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the BLS banks sample
BWFNB Weighted avg frequency of missing answers, based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate and of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the BLS banks sample
BWFNET Weighted net percentage (tightened minus eased or reverse) based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate and of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the BLS banks sample
BWFY Weighted average frequency of YES responses based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate and of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the BLS banks sample
BWSD Weighted standard deviation estimate, based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate and of each bank in the total loan outstanding amount of the BLS banks sample
DINX Diffusion index
F Frequency of responses in range from 1 to 5
F1 Frequency of 1 responses (considerably tightened / strongly negative / not participated / will not participate)
F2 Frequency of 2 responses (somewhat tightened / negative)
F3 Frequency of 3 responses (basically unchanged / o / undecided)
F4 Frequency of 4 responses (somewhat eased / positive)
F5 Frequency of 5 responses (considerably eased / strongly positive / participated / will participate)
F6 Frequency of 6 responses (tightest level)
F7 Frequency of 7 responses (level remained constant)
F8 Frequency of 8 responses (loosest level)
FNA Frequency of not applicable responses
FNB Frequency of missing answers
FNET Net percentage (frequency of tightened minus that of eased or reverse)
FY Frequency of YES responses (number of YES responses divided by the sum of the sum of all answers and the sum of NA answers)
N Number of numeric responses in range from 1 to 5
N1 Number of 1 responses (considerably tightened / strongly negative)
N2 Number of 2 responses (somewhat tightened / negative)
N3 Number of 3 responses (basically unchanged / o)
N4 Number of 4 responses (somewhat eased / positive)
N5 Number of 5 responses (considerably eased / strongly positive)
N6 Number of 6 responses (tightest level)
N7 Number of 7 responses (level remained constant)
N8 Number of 8 responses (loosest level)
NNA Number of factor not applicable responses (observation value NC with observation status L)
NNB Number of no such business responses (observation value NC with observation status M)
NY Number of YES responses (sum of answers per country)
P1 Proportion of 1 responses (considerably tightened / strongly negative)
P2 Proportion of 2 responses (somewhat tightened / negative)
P3 Proportion of 3 responses (basically unchanged / o)
P4 Proportion of 4 responses (somewhat eased / positive)
P5 Proportion of 5 responses (considerably eased / strongly positive)
P6 Proportion of 6 responses (tightest level)
P7 Proportion of 7 responses (level remained constant)
P8 Proportion of 8 responses (loosest level)
PY Proportion of YES responses (number of YES responses divided by the sum of all answers)
R Raw data - no aggregation
SD Standard deviation estimate
WA Weighted average
WDINX Weighted diffusion index based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate
WF Weighted avg frequency of responses in range from -2 to 2
WF1 Weighted avg frequency of 1 responses (considerably tightened / strongly negative / not participated / will not participate)
WF2 Weighted avg frequency of 2 responses (somewhat tightened / negative)
WF3 Weighted avg frequency of 3 responses (basically unchanged / o / undecided)
WF4 Weighted avg frequency of 4 responses (somewhat eased / positive)
WF5 Weighted avg frequency of 5 responses (considerably eased / strongly positive / participated / will participate)
WF6 Weighted avg frequency of 6 responses (tightest level)
WF7 Weighted avg frequency of 7 responses (level remained constant)
WF8 Weighted avg frequency of 8 responses (loosest level)
WFNA Weighted avg frequency of not applicable responses
WFNB Weighted avg frequency of missing answers
WFNET Weighted net percentage (tightened minus eased or reverse) based on the share of each country in the total loan outstanding amounts of the area aggregate
WFY Weighted avg frequency of YES responses
WP1 Weighted avg proportion of 1 responses (considerably tightened / strongly negative)
WP2 Weighted avg proportion of 2 responses (somewhat tightened / negative)
WP3 Weighted avg proportion of 3 responses (basically unchanged / o)
WP4 Weighted avg proportion of 4 responses (somewhat eased / positive)
WP5 Weighted avg proportion of 5 responses (considerably eased / strongly positive)
WP6 Weighted avg proportion of 6 responses (tightest level)
WP7 Weighted avg proportion of 7 responses (level remained constant)
WP8 Weighted avg proportion of 8 responses (loosest level)
WPY Weighted avg proportion of YES responses
WSD Weighted standard deviation estimate