* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Bank overhead costs, percent of total assets: For that indicator, Bankscope provides data for South Korea from 1996 to 2016. The average value for South Korea during that period was 1.53 percent with a minumum of 0.23 percent in 2006 and a maximum of 2.36 percent in 2010. 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 value of all assets held. Total assets include total earning assets, cash and due from banks, foreclosed real estate, fixed assets, goodwill, other intangibles, current tax assets, deferred tax assets, discontinued operations and other assets. 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.