Erste Bank Hungary's cost to income ratio reached 54.1% in 2017, down from 55.9% when compared to the previous year.
Historically, the bank’s costs reached an all time high of 135% of income in 2014 and an all time low of 38.0% in 2011.
When compared to total assets, bank's cost amounted to 3.20% in 2017, up from 3.07% a year earlier.
Staff accounted for 45.8% of total operating expenditures in 2017. The bank operated a network of 127 branches and employed 3,047 persons in 2017.