Enter the bank cash reserves ($) and the deposits ($) into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the Currency Drain Ratio. 

Currency Drain Ratio Formula



  • CDR is the Currency Drain Ratio ($/$)
  • BCR is the bank cash reserves ($)
  • D is the deposits ($)

To calculate the Currency Drain Ratio, divide the current bank cash reserves by the deposits.

How to Calculate Currency Drain Ratio?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Currency Drain Ratio.

  1. First, determine the bank cash reserves ($). 
  2. Next, determine the deposits ($). 
  3. Next, gather the formula from above = CDR = BCR / D.
  4. Finally, calculate the Currency Drain Ratio.
  5. After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

Example Problem : 

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

bank cash reserves ($) = 1000

deposits ($) = 2000