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Economy > Central bank discount rate: Countries Compared

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 VenezuelaVenezuela 29.5% 2010
2 AngolaAngola 25% 2010
3 GuineaGuinea 22.25% 2005
4 Costa RicaCosta Rica 21.5% 2010
5 VanuatuVanuatu 20% 2010
6 BelizeBelize 18% 2010
7 GhanaGhana 18% 2009
8 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 16% 2009
9 MaliMali 16% 2010
10 MalawiMalawi 15% 2009
11 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 14% 2010
12 UgandaUganda 14% 2010
13 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 13.73% 2011
14 MongoliaMongolia 13.25% 2012
15 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 12% 2011
16 PakistanPakistan 12% 2012
17 NamibiaNamibia 12% 2010
18 SerbiaSerbia 11.75% 2013
19 BurundiBurundi 11.25% 2010
20 SeychellesSeychelles 11.17% 2010
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 11.15% 2008
21 MontserratMontserrat 10.99% 2010
22 BelarusBelarus 10.5% 2010
23 BurmaBurma 9.95% 2010
24 LibyaLibya 9.52% 2010
25 BotswanaBotswana 9.5% 2010
26 MozambiqueMozambique 9.5% 2013
27 LesothoLesotho 9.36% 2012
28 MauritiusMauritius 9% 2010
29 MauritaniaMauritania 9% 2009
30 The GambiaThe Gambia 9% 2009
31 VietnamVietnam 9% 2012
32 UruguayUruguay 9% 2012
33 EgyptEgypt 8.68% 2010
34 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 8.5% 2010
35 ZambiaZambia 8.39% 2009
36 TanzaniaTanzania 8.25% 2010
37 RussiaRussia 8.25% 2012
38 EcuadorEcuador 8.17% 2011
39 ArmeniaArmenia 8% 2012
40 RwandaRwanda 7.75% 2010
41 Cape VerdeCape Verde 7.5% 2010
42 UkraineUkraine 7.5% 2012
43 Sri LankaSri Lanka 7.5% 2012
44 BrazilBrazil 7.25% 2012
45 ZimbabweZimbabwe 7.17% 2010
46 BarbadosBarbados 7% 2010
47 MaldivesMaldives 7% 2012
48 KenyaKenya 7% 2010
49 CroatiaCroatia 7% 2012
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 6.51% 2009
50 SwazilandSwaziland 6.5% 2010
51 DominicaDominica 6.5% 2010
52 TajikistanTajikistan 6.5% 2012
53 GeorgiaGeorgia 6.5% 2012
54 MoroccoMorocco 6.5% 2010
55 NepalNepal 6.5% 2010
56 AnguillaAnguilla 6.5% 2010
57 GuatemalaGuatemala 6.5% 2010
58 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 6.5% 2010
59 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 6.5% 2010
60 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 6.5% 2009
61 GrenadaGrenada 6.5% 2009
62 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 6.5% 2010
63 IndonesiaIndonesia 6.37% 2010
64 NorwayNorway 6.25% 2010
65 HondurasHonduras 6.25% 2010
66 IraqIraq 6% 2012
67 HungaryHungary 5.75% 2012
68 TunisiaTunisia 5.75% 2010
69 ParaguayParaguay 5.5% 2012
70 IndiaIndia 5.5% 2010
71 SwedenSweden 5.5% 2010
72 KazakhstanKazakhstan 5.5% 2012
73 GuyanaGuyana 5.5% 2011
74 IcelandIceland 5.4% 2012
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 5.3% 2009
75 PhilippinesPhilippines 5.3% 2012
76 TurkeyTurkey 5.25% 2011
77 CambodiaCambodia 5.25% 2007
78 RomaniaRomania 5.25% 2012
79 PeruPeru 5.05% 2012
80 MadagascarMadagascar 5% 2010
81 BangladeshBangladesh 5% 2010
82 AlbaniaAlbania 5% 2010
83 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 5% 2012
84 South AfricaSouth Africa 5% 2012
85 ColombiaColombia 4.75% 2011
86 QatarQatar 4.5% 2012
87 MexicoMexico 4.5% 2012
88 The BahamasThe Bahamas 4.5% 2012
89 LaosLaos 4.3% 2010
90 CameroonCameroon 4.25% 2009
91 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 4.25% 2010
92 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 4.25% 2009
93 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 4.25% 2009
94 NigeriaNigeria 4.25% 2010
95 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 4.25% 2010
96 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 4.25% 2010
97 BeninBenin 4.25% 2010
98 ChadChad 4.25% 2009
99 NigerNiger 4.25% 2009
100 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 4.25% 2009
101 PolandPoland 4.25% 2012
102 BoliviaBolivia 4% 2011
103 AlgeriaAlgeria 4% 2010
104 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 4% 2012
105 Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. 3.75% 2012
NATO countries averageNATO average 3.52% 2010
106 LebanonLebanon 3.5% 2010
107 LatviaLatvia 3.5% 2011
European Union averageEuropean Union average 3.16% 2010
108 ChileChile 3.12% 2010
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 3.09% 2009
109 MalaysiaMalaysia 3% 2011
110 AustraliaAustralia 3% 2013
111 LithuaniaLithuania 3% 2010
112 GabonGabon 3% 2010
113 NicaraguaNicaragua 3% 2010
114 ThailandThailand 2.75% 2012
115 IsraelIsrael 2.75% 2011
116 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 2.5% 2008
117 New ZealandNew Zealand 2.5% 2009
118 TogoTogo 2.5% 2010
119 ChinaChina 2.25% 2012
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 2.22% 2010
120 OmanOman 2% 2010
121 JamaicaJamaica 2% 2010
122 ComorosComoros 1.93% 2010
123 TaiwanTaiwan 1.88% 2012
Eurozone averageEurozone average 1.86% 2010
124 SlovakiaSlovakia 1.75% 2011
125 FijiFiji 1.75% 2010
126 European UnionEuropean Union 1.75% 2009
127 MaltaMalta 1.75% 2011
128 NetherlandsNetherlands 1.5% 2012
129 South KoreaSouth Korea 1.5% 2011
130 FranceFrance 1.5% 2012
131 FinlandFinland 1.5% 2012
132 PortugalPortugal 1.5% 2012
133 LuxembourgLuxembourg 1.5% 2012
134 IrelandIreland 1.5% 2012
135 ItalyItaly 1.5% 2012
136 GreeceGreece 1.5% 2012
137 SloveniaSlovenia 1.5% 2012
138 SpainSpain 1.5% 2012
139 CyprusCyprus 1.5% 2012
140 BelgiumBelgium 1.5% 2012
141 GermanyGermany 1.5% 2012
142 KuwaitKuwait 1.25% 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 1.21% 2010
143 CanadaCanada 1% 2010
144 ArubaAruba 1% 2010
145 DenmarkDenmark 0.75% 2011
146 SyriaSyria 0.75% 2012
147 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 0.75% 2011
148 BahrainBahrain 0.5% 2010
149 Hong KongHong Kong 0.5% 2012
150 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 0.5% 2012
151 United StatesUnited States 0.5% 2010
152 JordanJordan 0.3% 2010
153 SingaporeSingapore 0.27% 2009
154 SenegalSenegal 0.25% 2010
155 JapanJapan 0.1% 2012
156 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 0.04% 2010
157 BulgariaBulgaria 0.03% 2012

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"All countries compared for Economy > Central bank discount rate", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Central-bank-discount-rate

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