Cameroon: Bank overhead cost

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 Cameroon

Bank overhead costs, percent of total assets

 Latest value 3.14
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2020
 Average 4.08
 Min - Max 2.79 - 5.68
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 2000 to 2020. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 4.08 percent with a minimum of 2.79 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 5.68 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2020 is 3.14 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 150 countries is 2.72 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Cameroon - Bank overhead cost - recent values

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Cameroon - Bank overhead cost - historical chart - 2000-2020




Definition: Operating expenses of a bank as a share of the value of all assets held. Total assets include total earning assets, cash and due from banks, foreclosed real estate, fixed assets, goodwill, other intangibles, current tax assets, deferred tax assets, discontinued operations and other assets. 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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