Germany: Return on equity

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 Germany

Bank return on equity, in percent

 Latest value 7.66
 Reference 2020
 Measure percent
 Source Bankscope

For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 2000 to 2020. The average value for Germany during that period was 4.45 percent with a minimum of -13.43 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 19.6 percent in 2007. The latest value from 2020 is 7.66 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 125 countries is 9.84 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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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