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Economy > 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 Democratic Republic of the Congo 187% 1996
2 Zimbabwe 144.6% 2005
3 Angola 54.32% 2005
4 Guinea-Bissau 48.25% 1996
5 Brazil 37.75% 2005
6 Paraguay 28.25% 2005
7 Haiti 23.99% 2005
8 Malawi 22.17% 2005
9 Laos 22.08% 2005
10 Kyrgyzstan 20.84% 2005
11 Sao Tome and Principe 18.28% 2004
12 The Gambia 17.58% 2005
13 Zambia 17.02% 2005
14 Cambodia 15.42% 2005
15 Solomon Islands 15.1% 2005
16 Mauritania 15.08% 2005
17 Federated States of Micronesia 14.75% 2005
18 Costa Rica 14.51% 2005
19 Georgia 14.08% 2005
20 Mauritius 13.79% 2005
21 Liberia 13.6% 2005
=22 Tajikistan 13.52% 2005
=22 Sierra Leone 13.52% 2005
=24 Cameroon 12.75% 2005
=24 Congo, Republic of the 12.75% 2005
=24 Central African Republic 12.75% 2005
=24 Gabon 12.75% 2005
=24 Equatorial Guinea 12.75% 2005
=24 Chad 12.75% 2005
30 Armenia 12.17% 2005
31 Guyana 11.95% 2005
32 Guinea 11.88% 2000
33 Bolivia 11.68% 2005
34 Mozambique 11.67% 2005
35 Peru 11.54% 2005
36 Uganda 10.85% 2005
37 Uruguay 10.77% 2005
38 Papua New Guinea 10.61% 2005
39 Mongolia 10.56% 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 10.46% 2005
40 Tanzania 10.41% 2005
41 Djibouti 10.3% 2005
42 Dominican Republic 10.25% 2005
43 Suriname 10.13% 2005
44 Rwanda 10% 1993
45 Jamaica 9.86% 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 9.75% 2005
46 Togo 9.75% 1992
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 9.74% 2004
47 Bhutan 9.5% 2005
48 Croatia 9.48% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 9.16% 2005
49 Ghana 9.08% 1988
=50 Burkina Faso 9% 1992
=50 Senegal 9% 1992
=50 Cote d'Ivoire 9% 1992
=50 Benin 9% 1992
=50 Mali 9% 1992
=50 Niger 9% 1992
56 Cape Verde 8.91% 2005
57 Guatemala 8.68% 2005
58 Azerbaijan 8.51% 2005
59 Madagascar 8.25% 2005
60 Nicaragua 8.07% 2005
=61 Burundi 8% 1988
=61 Comoros 8% 2005
63 Albania 7.99% 2005
64 Honduras 7.93% 2005
65 Morocco 7.89% 2004
66 Kenya 7.8% 2005
67 Saint Lucia 7.77% 2005
68 Lesotho 7.76% 2005
69 Ukraine 7.6% 2005
70 Aruba 7.59% 2005
71 Colombia 7.55% 2005
72 Antigua and Barbuda 7.54% 2005
73 Nigeria 7.42% 2005
74 Grenada 7.2% 2005
75 Iceland 7.17% 2004
76 Germany 7.04% 2002
77 Syria 7% 2005
78 Trinidad and Tobago 6.91% 2005
79 Netherlands Antilles 6.82% 2005
80 Dominica 6.77% 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 6.69% 2002
=81 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6.69% 2005
=81 Russia 6.69% 2005
83 Swaziland 6.61% 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 6.57% 2005
84 Belize 6.54% 2005
85 Maldives 6.5% 2005
86 Hong Kong 6.49% 2005
87 Botswana 6.48% 2005
88 Fiji 6.4% 2005
89 Seychelles 6.26% 2005
90 Algeria 6.25% 2005
91 Mexico 6.24% 2005
=92 Bosnia and Herzegovina 6.05% 2005
=92 Moldova 6.05% 2005
94 Barbados 5.99% 2005
=95 Indonesia 5.97% 2005
=95 Panama 5.97% 2005
97 Egypt 5.92% 2005
98 Bangladesh 5.91% 2005
99 Nepal 5.88% 2005
100 Ecuador 5.81% 2005
101 San Marino 5.7% 2004
102 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.53% 2005
103 Burma 5.5% 2005
104 Tonga 5.48% 2005
=105 Vanuatu 5.47% 2005
=105 Macau 5.47% 2005
107 Australia 5.35% 2005
108 Belgium 5.24% 2003
109 Venezuela 5.18% 2005
110 Yemen 5% 2005
111 Italy 4.88% 2003
112 Singapore 4.86% 2005
113 New Zealand 4.85% 2005
114 Bulgaria 4.83% 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 4.82% 2002
115 Bahrain 4.76% 2005
116 Denmark 4.7% 2002
117 Jordan 4.69% 2005
118 Samoa 4.65% 2005
119 El Salvador 4.64% 2000
120 Philippines 4.63% 2005
121 Slovenia 4.62% 2005
122 Czech Republic 4.6% 2005
123 South Africa 4.58% 2005
124 Lithuania 4.53% 2004
125 Brunei 4.49% 2005
126 United Arab Emirates 4.45% 2001
European Union average (profile) 4.42% 2002
127 Namibia 4.37% 2005
128 France 4.35% 2004
129 Greece 4.31% 2003
130 Slovakia 4.24% 2005
131 Iran 4.22% 2005
132 Poland 4.04% 2005
133 Kuwait 4.03% 2005
134 Qatar 4.02% 1994
High income OECD countries average (profile) 4% 2002
135 Libya 4% 2005
136 Thailand 3.92% 2005
137 Vietnam 3.88% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 3.88% 1998
Eurozone average (profile) 3.83% 2002
138 Oman 3.71% 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 3.62% 2003
139 Canada 3.62% 2005
140 Cyprus 3.59% 2005
141 Ethiopia 3.54% 2005
142 Austria 3.43% 1999
143 Hungary 3.37% 2005
=144 China 3.33% 2005
=144 Latvia 3.33% 2005
146 Israel 3.15% 2005
147 Malaysia 2.95% 2005
=148 Estonia 2.8% 2005
=148 Malta 2.8% 2005
150 Portugal 2.79% 1999
151 Chile 2.75% 2005
152 United Kingdom 2.72% 1998
153 Finland 2.66% 2004
154 Ireland 2.64% 2005
155 Sweden 2.53% 2005
156 Tunisia 2.5% 1988
157 Lebanon 2.49% 2005
158 Argentina 2.4% 2005
159 Switzerland 2.36% 2005
160 The Bahamas 2.32% 2005
161 Norway 2.21% 2005
162 Belarus 2.12% 2005
163 Luxembourg 1.96% 1998
164 South Korea 1.87% 2005
165 Spain 1.81% 2002
166 Japan 1.41% 2005
167 Netherlands 0.43% 2005
168 Sri Lanka -3.23% 2005

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