Bank cost to income ratio, in percent, 2021:
The average for 2021 based on 133 countries was 54.8 percent. The highest value was in Switzerland: 94.5 percent and the lowest value was in Syria: 10.52 percent. The indicator is available from 2000 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
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.