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Economy > Financial sector > Interest rates > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Interest rate spread is the interest rate charged by banks on loans to prime customers minus the interest rate paid by commercial or similar banks for demand, time, or savings deposits.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Zimbabwe 457.46% 2007
2 Guinea-Bissau 48.25% 1996
3 Brazil 35.59% 2008
4 Madagascar 33.5% 2008
5 Laos 23.5% 2007
6 Paraguay 22.73% 2008
7 Malawi 21.74% 2007
8 Peru 20.17% 2008
9 Sao Tome and Principe 19.65% 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 17.63% 2007
10 Kyrgyzstan 15.86% 2008
11 Haiti 15.66% 2008
12 Mauritania 15.5% 2007
13 The Gambia 15.03% 2007
14 Sierra Leone 14.78% 2008
15 Tajikistan 14.44% 2007
16 Solomon Islands 13.44% 2008
17 Zambia 12.51% 2008
18 East Timor 12.31% 2008
19 Guyana 12.21% 2008
20 Guinea 11.88% 2000
21 Costa Rica 11.68% 2008
22 Mauritius 11.43% 2008
23 Liberia 11.28% 2007
24 Georgia 10.86% 2008
25 Serbia and Montenegro 10.79% 2008
=26 Cameroon 10.75% 2007
=26 Congo, Republic of the 10.75% 2007
=26 Central African Republic 10.75% 2007
=26 Gabon 10.75% 2007
=26 Equatorial Guinea 10.75% 2007
=26 Chad 10.75% 2007
32 Armenia 10.42% 2008
33 Uganda 9.84% 2007
34 Togo 9.75% 1992
35 Dominican Republic 9.6% 2008
36 Bhutan 9.5% 2007
37 Mongolia 9.42% 2008
38 Rwanda 9.34% 2007
39 Jamaica 9.27% 2008
=40 Bolivia 9.22% 2008
=40 Uruguay 9.22% 2008
42 Ghana 9.08% 1988
=43 Burkina Faso 9% 1992
=43 Senegal 9% 1992
=43 Cote d'Ivoire 9% 1992
=43 Benin 9% 1992
=43 Mali 9% 1992
=43 Niger 9% 1992
49 Kenya 8.71% 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 8.55% 2007
50 Lesotho 8.55% 2008
51 Honduras 8.45% 2008
52 Argentina 8.42% 2008
53 Iraq 8.37% 2007
54 Guatemala 8.31% 2008
55 Fiji 8.11% 2007
56 Djibouti 8.08% 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 8.07% 2007
=57 Burundi 8% 1988
=57 Sri Lanka 8% 2008
=57 Comoros 8% 2008
60 Morocco 7.89% 2004
61 Papua New Guinea 7.88% 2008
62 Botswana 7.87% 2008
63 Seychelles 7.84% 2008
64 Aruba 7.62% 2008
=65 Azerbaijan 7.54% 2008
=65 Ukraine 7.54% 2008
67 Colombia 7.43% 2008
68 Mozambique 7.32% 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 7.27% 2007
69 Croatia 7.25% 2008
70 Iceland 7.17% 2004
71 Ecuador 7.1% 2007
72 Germany 7.04% 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 7% 2008
73 Tanzania 6.94% 2008
74 Saint Lucia 6.9% 2008
75 Antigua and Barbuda 6.89% 2008
76 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6.73% 2008
77 Bangladesh 6.72% 2008
78 Swaziland 6.67% 2008
=79 Samoa 6.6% 2008
=79 Nicaragua 6.6% 2008
81 Maldives 6.5% 2008
82 Russia 6.47% 2008
83 Bulgaria 6.42% 2008
84 Grenada 6.3% 2008
85 Algeria 6.25% 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 6.25% 1999
=86 Venezuela 6.22% 2008
=86 Albania 6.22% 2008
88 Cape Verde 6.18% 2008
89 Netherlands Antilles 6.04% 2008
90 Pakistan 6.02% 2008
91 Tonga 5.93% 2008
=92 Dominica 5.86% 2008
=92 Suriname 5.86% 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 5.81% 2006
94 Chile 5.77% 2008
95 Nepal 5.75% 2007
96 Belize 5.68% 2008
97 Mexico 5.66% 2008
98 Barbados 5.62% 2007
99 Latvia 5.51% 2008
100 Romania 5.47% 2008
101 Namibia 5.35% 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 5.3% 2002
102 Belgium 5.24% 2003
103 Indonesia 5.11% 2008
104 Trinidad and Tobago 5.07% 2008
105 Burma 5% 2008
=106 San Marino 4.96% 2007
=106 Singapore 4.96% 2008
European Union average (profile) 4.88% 2002
108 Italy 4.88% 2003
109 Denmark 4.7% 2002
110 New Zealand 4.66% 2008
=111 El Salvador 4.64% 2000
=111 Czech Republic 4.64% 2008
113 Panama 4.63% 2008
114 Brunei 4.62% 2008
115 Thailand 4.56% 2008
116 United Arab Emirates 4.45% 2001
117 France 4.35% 2004
118 Greece 4.31% 2003
119 Slovakia 4.27% 2007
120 Philippines 4.26% 2008
121 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.2% 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 4.05% 2002
122 Vanuatu 4.04% 2008
123 Qatar 3.88% 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 3.88% 1998
124 Bahrain 3.87% 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 3.85% 1999
Eurozone average (profile) 3.81% 2002
125 Australia 3.74% 2008
126 Jordan 3.57% 2008
=127 Nigeria 3.51% 2008
=127 South Africa 3.51% 2008
129 Libya 3.5% 2008
130 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.49% 2008
131 Ethiopia 3.44% 2006
132 Austria 3.43% 1999
133 European Union 3.33% 2005
134 Cyprus 3.3% 2007
135 Poland 3.28% 2006
136 Canada 3.23% 2008
137 Switzerland 3.18% 2008
138 Moldova 3.13% 2008
139 China 3.06% 2008
140 Vietnam 3.05% 2008
141 Malaysia 2.95% 2008
142 Estonia 2.83% 2008
143 Kuwait 2.81% 2008
144 Portugal 2.79% 1999
145 Israel 2.76% 2008
146 United Kingdom 2.73% 1998
147 Finland 2.66% 2004
148 Ireland 2.64% 2005
=149 Oman 2.62% 2008
=149 Malta 2.62% 2006
151 Slovenia 2.61% 2008
152 Sweden 2.52% 2005
153 Tunisia 2.5% 1988
154 Lebanon 2.26% 2008
155 Luxembourg 1.96% 1998
156 Syria 1.84% 2007
157 Spain 1.81% 2002
158 Norway 1.78% 2008
159 The Bahamas 1.58% 2008
160 Japan 1.32% 2008
161 Lithuania 0.76% 2008
162 Hungary 0.26% 2008
163 Netherlands 0.23% 2008
164 Belarus 0.03% 2008

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