What Banks in Czechia Were the Most Cost Efficient in 2018?

Top Banks by Costs As % Of Income
Banking | Czech Republic | October 30, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 22 banks in the Czech Republic in 2018, Hypotecni Banka was the most cost efficient bank, followed by PPF Banka and Fio banka.

Hypotecni Banka's cost to income ratio reached 25.8% in 2018, down from 22.1% when compared to the last year. Historically, the bank’s costs reached an all time high of 1,607% in 1997 and an all time low of 15.5% in 2011.

When compared to total assets, bank's cost amounted to 1.39% in 2018, down from 0.356% a year earlier.

Comparing Hypotecni Banka with its closest peers, PPF Banka operated in 2018 with a cost to income ratio of 26.2%, Fio banka reached 31.8% and UniCredit Czech Republic some 41.5%.

The average cost to income ratio reached 44.6% in the Czech banking sector in 2018.

You can see all the banks cost efficiency data on the Costs (As % Of Income) indicator page or you can download a report on the Czech banks in the report section.

Costs (As % Of Income) Unit 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Air Bank % 94.9% 46.9% 34.9% 54.6% 56.5%
Banka Creditas % 74.4% 73.0% 80.1% 76.4% 93.2%
Ceska Sporitelna % 41.9% 42.0% 44.3% 46.8% 47.5%
Ceskomoravska Stavebni Sporitelna % 34.3% 40.5% 42.3% 38.9% 44.6%
CSOB % 45.9% 47.5% 47.6% 48.2% 46.0%
Equa Bank % 763% 242% 149% 116% 87.2%
Expobank Czech Republic % 85.0% 93.6% 97.7% 83.1% 35.3%
Fio banka % 74.6% 76.9% 67.9% 55.9% 79.0%
Hypotecni Banka % 15.8% 17.0% 18.1% 17.5% 21.1%
J&T Banka % 48.0% 59.3% 57.6% 53.9% 47.8% ...
Komercni Banka % 41.3% 42.6% 42.6% 46.2% 44.2%
Modra Pyramida Stavebni Sporitelna % 33.5% 35.1% 37.2% 41.7% 39.7%
MONETA Money Bank % 42.2% 41.1% 43.1% 45.7% 46.0%
Moravsky Penezni Ustav % 60.5% 47.8% 53.2% 54.7% 83.5% ...
PPF Banka % 33.6% 36.5% 44.0% 26.2% 33.3%
Raiffeisen Stavebni Sporitelna % 39.9% 43.4% 43.6% 47.1% 47.9% ...
Raiffeisenbank Czech Republic % 56.8% 74.9% 61.2% 54.1% 59.4%
Sberbank Czech Republic % 56.5% 62.8% 62.2% 83.0% 70.8%
Stavebni Sporitelna Ceske Sporitelny % 28.6% 35.2% 29.1% 30.9% 35.0% ...
UniCredit Czech Republic % 45.1% 44.8% 47.7% 49.4% 48.5%
Wustenrot Hypotecni banka % 52.0% 47.6% 40.5% 39.2% 45.8%
Wustenrot Stavebni Sporitelna % 46.4% 56.8% 71.4% 72.9% 60.6%
AVERAGE % -355% 82.5% 59.4% 55.3% 53.7% 53.3% 53.0% 50.8%