* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Bank cost to income ratio, in percent: For that indicator, Bankscope provides data for the USA from 1996 to 2014. The average value for the USA during that period was 59.71 percent with a minumum of 55.99 percent in 2002 and a maximum of 63.65 percent in 2008. 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.