Sri Lanka: Return on equity

* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
 Sri Lanka

Bank return on equity, in percent

 Latest value 16.40
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2012 - 2021
 Average 23.08
 Min - Max 13.09 - 35.15
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Sri Lanka from 2012 to 2021. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 23.08 percent with a minimum of 13.09 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 35.15 percent in 2012. The latest value from 2021 is 16.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 136 countries is 13.44 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Sri Lanka - Return on equity - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sri Lanka - Return on equity - historical chart - 2012-2021




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.


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 Bank cost to income ratio 43.49 2021 percent
 Non-performing loans 4.93 2020 percent
 Bank overhead cost 1.89 2021 percent
 Net interest margin 3.59 2021 percent
 Bank credit to deposits 83.20 2019 percent
 Regulatory capital to risk-weighted assets 16.51 2020 percent
 Return on assets 1.36 2021 percent
 Return on equity 16.40 2021 percent
 Banking system z-scores 35.09 2021 index points
 Liquid assets to deposits 14.81 2021 percent
 Banking system capital to assets 8.55 2020 percent
 Non-interest income to total income 23.15 2021 percent
 Lending interest rate 11.24 2019 percent
 Real interest rate 7.10 2019 percent
 Legal rights 2.00 2019 points
 Credit information sharing 6.00 2019 points
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