Bank cost to income ratio reached 59.0 % in 2017 in USA, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.457 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, bank cost to income ratio in USA reached an all time high of 79.5 % in 1981 and an all time low of 56.8 % in 2002. When compared to USA's main peers, bank cost to income ratio in Canada amounted to 61.0 %, 31.6 % in China and 50.0 % in Mexico in 2017.
USA has been ranked 33rd within the group of 77 countries we follow in terms of bank cost to income ratio, 21 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.