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Bank return on equity, in percent, 2017 - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 based on 181 countries was 15.91 percent.The highest value was in Sierra Leone: 104.72 percent and the lowest value was in Vanuatu: -34.13 percent. The indicator is available from 1996 to 2017. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: Bankscope
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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.
Return on equity in the European union
Return on equity in Europe
Return on equity in Asia
Return on equity in Africa
Return on equity in North America
Return on equity in South America
Return on equity in Australia


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