Mauritania: Bank cost to income ratio

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 Mauritania

Bank cost to income ratio, in percent

 Latest value 50.15
 Year 2020
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2020
 Average 58.89
 Min - Max 44.48 - 80.68
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Mauritania from 2000 to 2020. The average value for Mauritania during that period was 58.89 percent with a minimum of 44.48 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 80.68 percent in 2017. The latest value from 2020 is 50.15 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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Mauritania - Bank cost to income ratio - Recent values chart

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Mauritania - 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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