Italy: Return on assets

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 Italy

Bank return on assets, in percent

 Latest value 0.79
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 0.39
 Min - Max -1.45 - 2.44
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Italy from 2000 to 2021. The average value for Italy during that period was 0.39 percent with a minimum of -1.45 percent in 2013 and a maximum of 2.44 percent in 2004. The latest value from 2021 is 0.79 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 136 countries is 1.57 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
Italy - Return on assets - Recent values chart

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Italy - Return on assets - historical chart - 2000-2021




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