Overhead cost - Country rankings:
The average for 2016 was 3.11 percent.The highest value was in Malawi: 9.75 percent and the lowest value was in Cuba: 0.25 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Overhead cost.
Bank overhead costs, percent of total assets, 2016
(percent, Source: Bankscope);
Definition: Operating expenses of a bank as a share of the value of all assets held. Total assets include total earning assets, cash and due from banks, foreclosed real estate, fixed assets, goodwill, other intangibles, current tax assets, deferred tax assets, discontinued operations and other assets. 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.