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Statistics at a Glance
Historical Trends As of December 31, 2011
Dollar Amounts in Billions 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
Commercial Banks 6,290 6,530 6,840 7,087 7,284 7,401 7,526 7,631 7770 7,888 8,080 8,315 8,580 8,774 9,143 9,528 9,941 10,452 10,959 11,463 11,921 12,343
New Reporters 3 9 25 89 164 178 166 122 110 91 126 190 230 188 187 145 102 50 58 72 105 163
Mergers 167 184 152 262 282 305 269 261 224 276 354 452 416 557 598 552 606 548 501 425 443 389
Savings Institutions 1,067 1,128 1,172 1,218 1,250 1,279 1,307 1,345 1,411 1,466 1,534 1,589 1,642 1,690 1,780 1,926 2,030 2,152 2,262 2,390 2,561 2,815
New Reporters 0 2 6 9 17 16 13 6 8 4 20 33 40 33 12 12 9 18 9 8 9 28
Mergers 31 13 27 32 39 37 41 58 49 56 63 81 80 114 127 108 116 109 111 84 72 64
Problem Institutions
Number 813 884 702 252 76 50 52 80 116 136 114 94 79 84 92 117 193 318 575 1,066 1,430 1,496
Assets $ 319 390 403 159 22 8 7 28 30 39 40 24 10 11 6 12 31 73 348 601 837 647
Combined Dep. Ins. Fund
Fund Balance $ 9.2 -7.4 -20.9 17.3 52.4 50.2 48.6 47.5 46.0 43.8 41.4 41.7 39.7 39.4 37.7 35.7 28.8 23.8 14.3 0.2 -6.9 4.1
Insured Deposits $ 6,979 6,315 5,408 4,751 4,292 4,154 3,891 3,622 3,453 3,384 3,217 3,055 2,869 2,850 2,746 2,690 2,664 2,589 2,603 2,678 2,733 2,785
Reserve Ratio % 0.13 -0.12 -0.39 0.36 1.22 1.21 1.25 1.31 1.33 1.29 1.29 1.37 1.38 1.38 1.37 1.33 1.08 0.92 0.55 0.01 -0.25 0.15
Number Failed Institutions 92 157 140 25 3 0 0 4 3 11 4 7 8 3 1 6 8 15 50 179 268 381
Failed Assets* $ 34.923 92.085 169.709 371.945 2.615 0.000 0.000 0.170 0.947 2.873 1.822 0.410 1.592 0.290 0.028 0.233 1.226 1.601 9.977 89.555 143.455 146.586
Number Assisted Institutions 0 0 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1
Assisted Assets* $ 0.000 0.000 1,917.482 1,306.042 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.033 0.079 0.014
Estimated Losses(DIF)** $ 7.945 22.332 36.643 19.678 0.184 0.000 0.000 0.004 0.063 0.426 0.306 0.032 0.614 0.223 0.005 0.061 0.113 0.191 0.900 6.909 14.624 18.838
Resolution Receivables*** $ 28.548 29.533 38.409 15.766 0.808 0.482 0.533 0.722 0.784 0.793 1.429 0.354 0.805 0.757 1.114 4.45 4.143 8.197 13.396 27.824 18.675 12.935
Number of FDIC Employees****
(Includes RTC before 1996)
7,975 8,150 6,557 4,988 4,532 4,476 4,514 5,078 5,311 5,430 6,167 6,452 7,266 7,359 7,793 9,151 11,856 17,526 20,994 22,459 22,586 19,247

* Prior years have been revised to reflect failed/assisted assets as reported on the Call Report for the quarter prior to failure/assistance.

** Includes RTC resolutions from 1990-1995, excludes Transaction Account Guarantee program (TAG) losses since inception in 2008.

*** Includes remaining receivership assets from prior years

**** Beginning in 2008, FDIC began reporting the number of FDIC employees based on a new, full-time equivalent methodology.

Prior years have been revised to reflect the number of employees as reported in the FDIC Annual Report.

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