Maps: Crises


Banking Failures Have Tapered Off Since The Housing Market Bubble

The FDIC has dealt with three major cycles of bank failures after the Great Depression from 1933-1943, the savings and loan and commercial bank troubles in the 1980s and early 1990s and the housing market bubble and collapse from 2007 to 2009.

world map showing the cost and frequency of recent systemic banking crises
Cost and Frequency of Recent Systemic Banking Crises

Since 1970, the world has seen 147 financial crises in 116 countries. They are shown here by year and by cost (the larger the circle, the larger the fiscal cost of the particular banking crisis).

world map showing the cost and frequency of recent systemic banking crises