According to figures released by the European Banking Authority relating to figures for 2017, the number of millionaire bankers in Portugal remained unchanged in relation to the previous year.
On a European level, the number of bankers earning a million euros rose to just under 4,900, with the UK being the largest recipient.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) data shows that the number of high earners in EU banks receiving a remuneration of more than €1 million slightly increased from 4,597 in 2016 to 4,859 in 2017.
The report is part of the EBA’s monitoring activities and is published on an annual basis.
The number of high earners receiving a remuneration of more than one million euros increased from 4,597 in 2016 to 4,859 in 2017 (+5.69 percent).
The largest population of high earners in the EU of 3,567 is located in the United Kingdom (73.27 percent of the total number of high earners) and most of them are remunerated in GBP.
Most of the Member States across the EU have registered an increase in the number of high earners and only a few of them have witnessed a slight decrease.