For that indicator, Bankscope provides data for Germany from 1996 to 2016. The average value for Germany during that period was 5.18 percent with a minumum of -12.94 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 25.72 percent in 1998.
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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.