Benin: Return on equity

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 Benin

Bank return on equity, in percent

 Latest value 9.51
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2019
 Average 14.33
 Min - Max -5.87 - 37.37
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 2000 to 2019. The average value for Benin during that period was 14.33 percent with a minimum of -5.87 percent in 2017 and a maximum of 37.37 percent in 2001. The latest value from 2019 is 9.51 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 159 countries is 16.05 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Benin - Return on equity - Recent values chart

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Benin - Return on equity - historical chart - 2000-2019




Definition: Commercial banks’ pre-tax income to yearly averaged equity. 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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