* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Bank cost to income ratio, in percent: For that indicator, Bankscope provides data for South Korea from 1996 to 2014. The average value for South Korea during that period was 58.28 percent with a minumum of 41.41 percent in 2003 and a maximum of 139.28 percent in 2006. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.