Saint Lucia: Financial institutions development, efficiency

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 Saint Lucia

Financial institutions development, efficiency

 Latest value 0.590
 Year 2021
 Measure index points
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 0.617
 Min - Max 0.450 - 0.731
 Source International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Saint Lucia from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Saint Lucia during that period was 0.617 index points with a minimum of 0.45 index points in 2016 and a maximum of 0.731 index points in 1998. The latest value from 2021 is 0.59 index points. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 178 countries is 0.585 index points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Measures the efficiency of financial institutions. Constructed using the Principal Component methodology using the following variables: Net interest margin, Lending-deposits spread, Non-interest income to total income, Overhead costs to total assets, Return on assets, and Return on equity. See Svirydzenka, Katsiaryna (IMF, 2016) for more detail.


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