RBI releases Statistical Tables Relating to Banks in India 2009-10

posted 23 Mar 2011, 22:33 by CA Naresh Shah

The Reserve Bank of India today released the Statistical Tables Relating to Banks in India – an annual publication that provides key information on banks.

The publication covers bank-wise and bank group-wise information on major items, such as, liabilities and assets, income and expenses, non-performing assets, financial ratios, spatial distribution of offices, number of employees and details of priority sector advances. It also provides bank group-wise monthly data on some of the major items, such as, aggregate deposits, liabilities to the banking system, assets with the banking system, investments, bank credit and sector-wise and industry-wise gross bank credit.

The analysis of the data presented in the publication shows that –

  • The profitability of all scheduled commercial banks at aggregate level declined in 2009-10.
  • At bank group level, while return on assets of “Public Sector Banks” and “Foreign Banks” declined and in respect of “Private Sector Banks” it improved in 2009-10.
  • There has been an increase in the number of employees in the banking sector during 2009-10 over 2008-09.
  • At bank group level, the number of employees of “Nationalised Banks” and “Private Sector Banks” increased, while the number of employees of “SBI & its Associates” and “Foreign Banks” declined in 2009-10.

Copies of the publication are available with the Director, Division of Reports and Knowledge Dissemination, (Sales Section), Department of Economic and Policy Research, Reserve Bank of India, Amar Building, Ground Floor, P. M. Road, Mumbai 400 001.

The publication is also available at the Reserve Bank's Website www.rbi.org.in.