USA: Return on equity

(measure: percent; Source: Bankscope)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

USA: Bank return on equity, in percent

: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1996 to 2017. The average value for the USA during that period was 16.03 percent with a minimum of 1.61 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 26.33 percent in 1999. The latest value from 2017 is 13.64 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 181 countries is 15.91 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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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