Nepal: Bank cost to income ratio

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Bank cost to income ratio, in percent

 Latest value 44.46
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 47.24
 Min - Max 35.59 - 72.21
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Nepal from 2000 to 2021. The average value for Nepal during that period was 47.24 percent with a minimum of 35.59 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 72.21 percent in 2004. The latest value from 2021 is 44.46 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 133 countries is 54.80 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Nepal - Bank cost to income ratio - recent values

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Nepal - Bank cost to income ratio - historical chart - 2000-2021

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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 Return on assets 1.91 2021 percent
 Return on equity 17.83 2021 percent
 Banking system z-scores 28.87 2021 index points
 Liquid assets to deposits 19.66 2021 percent
 Banking system capital to assets 10.58 2020 percent
 Non-interest income to total income 26.38 2021 percent
 Legal rights 10.00 2020 points
 Credit information sharing 5.00 2019 points
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