Bank Cost to Income fell to 46.5% in Kosovo in 2017

Bank Cost to Income (%)
Banking | Kosovo | February 3, 2019
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Bank cost to income ratio reached 46.5 % in 2017 in Kosovo, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.501 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, bank cost to income ratio in Kosovo reached an all time high of 56.2 % in 2012 and an all time low of 46.5 % in 2017. When compared to Kosovo's main peers, bank cost to income ratio in Albania amounted to 71.9 %, 52.3 % in Macedonia and 57.4 % in Serbia in 2017.

Kosovo has been ranked 66th within the group of 76 countries we follow in terms of bank cost to income ratio.

Bank Cost to Income Ratio Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Albania % 63.6% 67.6% 60.1% 64.5% 59.9%
Bosnia and Herzegovina % 67.6% 67.5% 71.7% 67.6% 69.8%
Bulgaria % 50.4% 52.1% 54.0% 49.9% 49.0%
Croatia % 47.9% 50.2% 52.0% 51.3% 51.9%
Greece % 57.7% 65.3% 41.7% 61.1% 61.0%
Hungary % 52.9% 78.6% 69.1% 65.0% 83.1%
Kosovo % ... 54.3% 56.2% 54.3% 50.8% 49.9%
Macedonia % 70.4% 67.8% 67.8% 61.9% 59.4%
Montenegro % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Romania % 67.7% 58.7% 56.5% 55.5% 58.4% ...
Serbia % 61.8% 66.1% 65.7% 64.5% 62.2%