South Korea: Bank cost to income ratio, in percent
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1996 to 2017. The average value for South Korea during that period was 59.83 percent with a minimum of 41.41 percent in 2003 and a maximum of 139.28 percent in 2006.
The latest value from 2017 is 63.35 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 181
countries is 57.01 percent.
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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.