Lebanon: Bank cost to income ratio

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 Lebanon

Bank cost to income ratio, in percent

 Latest value 38.94
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2020
 Average 52.84
 Min - Max 38.94 - 59.42
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Lebanon from 2000 to 2020. The average value for Lebanon during that period was 52.84 percent with a minimum of 38.94 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 59.42 percent in 2001. The latest value from 2020 is 38.94 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 149 countries is 54.47 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Lebanon - Bank cost to income ratio - recent values

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Lebanon - Bank cost to income ratio - historical chart - 2000-2020




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.


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 Lending-deposit interest rate spread 0.82 2019 interest rate points
 Bank cost to income ratio 38.94 2020 percent
 Non-performing loans 15.19 2019 percent
 Bank overhead cost 1.80 2021 percent
 Net interest margin 7.85 2021 percent
 Bank credit to deposits 40.58 2017 percent
 Regulatory capital to risk-weighted assets 10.55 2019 percent
 Return on assets 0.03 2021 percent
 Return on equity 0.35 2021 percent
 Banking system z-scores 20.19 2021 index points
 Liquid assets to deposits 64.82 2021 percent
 Banking system capital to assets 7.60 2011 percent
 Non-interest income to total income 12.11 2020 percent
 Lending interest rate 10.51 2019 percent
 Real interest rate 6.17 2019 percent
 Legal rights 2.00 2020 points
 Credit information sharing 6.00 2019 points
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