NIM on Bank Assets fell to 1.59% in South Korea in 2016

NIM on Bank Assets (%)
Banking | South Korea | February 3, 2019
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Net interest margin as a percentage of bank assets reached 1.59 % in 2016 in South Korea, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.91 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, net interest margin as a percentage of bank assets in South Korea reached an all time high of 3.01 % in 2004 and an all time low of 1.59 % in 2016. When compared to South Korea's main peers, net interest margin as a percentage of bank assets in China amounted to 1.67 % and 2.28 % in Vietnam in 2016.

South Korea has been ranked 82nd within the group of 93 countries we follow in terms of net interest margin as a percentage of bank assets, 49 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Net Interest Margin (As % of Total Bank Assets) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cambodia % ... 4.22% 4.11% 4.10% 5.40% 5.25%
China % ... 2.06% 2.05% 1.97% 2.03% 1.91%
Dem. People's Republic of Korea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
India % ... ... 1.93% 2.04% 1.99% 1.93% 1.95%
Japan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Laos % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Russia % 4.28% 4.27% 4.40% 3.99% 2.28%
South Korea % 2.29% 2.09% 1.91% 1.78% 1.64% ...
Thailand % 2.72% 2.63% 2.64% 2.66% 2.63%
USA % 3.13% 2.97% 2.87% 2.81% 2.76%
Vietnam % 3.42% 3.06% 2.53% 2.23% 2.38% ...