* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Germany: Bank cost to income ratio, in percent: For that indicator, Bankscope provides data for Germany from 1996 to 2014. The average value for Germany during that period was 76.68 percent with a minumum of 63.55 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 95.08 percent in 2008. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.