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Saudi Arabia: Bank return on equity, in percent: For that indicator, Bankscope provides data for Saudi Arabia from 1996 to 2016. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 17.52 percent with a minumum of -3.92 percent in 1999 and a maximum of 31.62 percent in 2006. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Commercial banks’ pre-tax income to yearly averaged equity. 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.