Bank cost to income ratio reached 63.2 % in 2017 in Hungary, according to the National Central Bank. This is 2.06 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank cost to income ratio in Hungary reached an all time high of 83.1 % in 2015 and an all time low of 46.7 % in 2009. When compared to Hungary's main peers, bank cost to income ratio in Austria amounted to 66.0 %, 45.1 % in Czech Republic, 58.2 % in Poland and 60.2 % in Slovakia in 2017.
Hungary has been ranked 16th within the group of 77 countries we follow in terms of bank cost to income ratio, 20 places above the position seen 10 years ago.