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
ALM Money markets, debt securities or other markets
C Consumer credit
DSM Debt securities - medium to long term (including covered bonds)
DSS Debt securities - short term (e.g. certificates of deposit or commercial paper)
FIX Fixed investment
GMR Government announcement of recapitalisation support and state guarantees for debt securities
H Loans for house purchase
H00 Loans secured by real estate and for purchase of second homes or homes for investment purposes
INV Inventories and working capital
LE Large enterprises
MAA M and A and corporate restructuring
MMS Interbank unsecured money market - short-term (more than one week)
MMV Interbank unsecured money market - very short term (up to one week)
O Overall
OM1 Other markets - product 1 (see OBS_COM)
OM2 Other markets - product 2 (see OBS_COM)
OM3 Other markets - product 3 (see OBS_COM)
RLD Retail long-term deposits
RSD Retail short-term deposits
SCL Securitisation of corporate loans
SEC Securitisation
SHL Securitisation of loans for house purchase
SIV Structured investment vehicles
SME Small and medium-sized enterprises
TCR Ability to transfer credit risk off balance sheet
X00 Loans secured by real estate and purpose other than purchase of a home for oneself
Z Not applicable