Sierra Leone: Bank cost to income ratio

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 Sierra Leone

Bank cost to income ratio, in percent

 Latest value 56.10
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2019
 Average 60.32
 Min - Max 30.54 - 81.29
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Sierra Leone from 2000 to 2019. The average value for Sierra Leone during that period was 60.32 percent with a minimum of 30.54 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 81.29 percent in 2009. The latest value from 2019 is 56.1 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 161 countries is 55.04 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Sierra Leone - Bank cost to income ratio - Recent values chart

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Sierra Leone - Bank cost to income ratio - historical chart - 2000-2019




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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 Regulatory capital to risk-weighted assets 33.98 2015 percent
 Return on assets 6.70 2019 percent
 Return on equity 50.77 2019 percent
 Banking system z-scores 6.34 2019 index points
 Liquid assets to deposits 24.35 2019 percent
 Banking system capital to assets 12.32 2015 percent
 Non-interest income to total income 24.96 2019 percent
 Lending interest rate 19.31 2022 percent
 Real interest rate -4.80 2022 percent
 Legal rights 5.00 2020 points
 Credit information sharing 0.00 2019 points
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