Bank overhead costs, percent of total assets, 2021 - Country rankings:
The average for 2021 based on 136 countries was 2.44 percent.The highest value was in Zimbabwe: 7.96 percent and the lowest value was in Japan: 0.44 percent. The indicator is available from 1999 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Measure: percent; Source: Bankscope
Economic outlook around the world
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
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.