Sberbank's cost to income ratio reached 43.6% in 2015, up from 43.4% when compared to the previous year.
Historically, the bank’s costs reached an all time high of 70.8% of income in 2003 and an all time low of 35.4% in 2009.
When compared to total assets, bank's cost amounted to 2.37% in 2015, down from 2.60% a year earlier.
Staff accounted for 55.5% of total operating expenditures in 2015. The bank operated a network of 16,494 branches and employed 330,677 persons in 2015.