Source: International Monetary Fund
Release: Financial Soundness Indicators
This series is calculated by dividing net income before extraordinary items and taxes (as recommended in the FSI Guide) by the average value of total assets (financial and nonfinancial) over the same period. This series is an indicator of bank profitability and is intended to measure deposit takers efficiency in using their assets.
International Monetary Fund, Return on Assets for South Africa [RETASTZAM163N], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/RETASTZAM163N, November 17, 2017.