Bank pre-tax ROE reached 19.1 % in 2018 in Sweden, according to the National Central Bank. This is 16.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, bank pre-tax ROE in Sweden reached an all time high of 157 % in 1991 and an all time low of 5.71 % in 1981. When compared to Sweden's main peers, bank pre-tax ROE in Denmark amounted to 10.2 %, 7.75 % in Finland, 11.9 % in Norway and 13.0 % in Russia in 2018.
Sweden has been ranked 27th within the group of 118 countries we follow in terms of bank pre-tax ROE, 5 places above the position seen 10 years ago.