Afghanistan: Bank cost to income ratio

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 Afghanistan

Bank cost to income ratio, in percent

 Latest value 64.39
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2006 - 2021
 Average 71.93
 Min - Max 53.75 - 98.08
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2006 to 2021. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 71.93 percent with a minimum of 53.75 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 98.08 percent in 2007. The latest value from 2021 is 64.39 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 133 countries is 54.80 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Afghanistan - Bank cost to income ratio - recent values

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Afghanistan - Bank cost to income ratio - historical chart - 2006-2021




Definition: Operating expenses of a bank as a share of the sum of net-interest revenue and other operating income. The numerator and denominator are first aggregated on the country level before division. Note that banks used in the calculation might differ between indicators. Calculated from underlying bank-by-bank unconsolidated data from Bankscope.


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 Bank cost to income ratio 64.39 2021 percent
 Non-performing loans 8.89 2018 percent
 Bank overhead cost 2.68 2021 percent
 Net interest margin 1.72 2021 percent
 Bank credit to deposits 16.83 2020 percent
 Return on assets 1.37 2021 percent
 Return on equity 11.05 2021 percent
 Banking system z-scores 24.92 2021 index points
 Liquid assets to deposits 72.38 2021 percent
 Non-interest income to total income 79.01 2021 percent
 Lending interest rate 14.84 2017 percent
 Real interest rate 12.14 2017 percent
 Legal rights 10.00 2020 points
 Credit information sharing 0.00 2019 points
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