United Kingdom: Return on equity

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 United Kingdom

Bank return on equity, in percent

 Latest value 8.42
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 8.83
 Min - Max -5.08 - 38.04
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from 2000 to 2021. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 8.83 percent with a minimum of -5.08 percent in 2012 and a maximum of 38.04 percent in 2004. The latest value from 2021 is 8.42 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
United Kingdom - Return on equity - recent values

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United Kingdom - Return on equity - historical chart - 2000-2021




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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