At the end of August 2016 the balance sum of the banking sector of the Czech Republic totaled CZK 5.84 trillion. The dominant item on the asset side of the balance was loans extended to residents. They totaled CZK 3.83 trillion. The volume of resident deposits, which account for the largest item on the banking sector’s liabilities side, totaled CZK 3.72 trillion. This is based on data from the Czech National Bank (ČNB).