Bank cost to income ratio reached 60.2 % in 2017 in Slovakia, according to the National Central Bank. This is 8.41 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank cost to income ratio in Slovakia reached an all time high of 110 % in 1999 and an all time low of 42.2 % in 1995. When compared to Slovakia's main peers, bank cost to income ratio in Austria amounted to 66.0 %, 45.2 % in Czech Republic, 63.2 % in Hungary and 58.2 % in Poland in 2017.
Slovakia has been ranked 29th within the group of 76 countries we follow in terms of bank cost to income ratio, 15 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.