For that indicator, Bankscope provides data for Zambia from 1996 to 2016. The average value for Zambia during that period was 20.04 percent with a minumum of 1.83 percent in 1996 and a maximum of 38.01 percent in 2005.
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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.