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Economy > Lending interest rate: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Lending interest rate is the rate charged by banks on loans to prime customers.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Zimbabwe 235.68% 2005
2 Angola 67.72% 2005
3 Democratic Republic of the Congo 66.79% 2002
4 Brazil 55.38% 2005
5 Guinea-Bissau 51.75% 1996
6 The Gambia 34.92% 2005
7 Malawi 33.08% 2005
8 Paraguay 29.91% 2005
9 Sao Tome and Principe 29.77% 2004
10 Zambia 28.21% 2005
11 Haiti 27.38% 2005
12 Madagascar 27% 2005
13 Laos 26.83% 2005
14 Kyrgyzstan 26.6% 2005
15 Ghana 25.58% 1988
16 Costa Rica 24.66% 2005
17 Sierra Leone 24.58% 2005
18 Dominican Republic 24.11% 2005
19 Mongolia 23.56% 2005
20 Tajikistan 23.27% 2005
21 Mauritania 23.08% 2005
22 Georgia 21.63% 2005
23 Mauritius 21.04% 2005
24 Uganda 19.65% 2005
25 Mozambique 19.47% 2005
26 Guinea 19.38% 2000
27 Moldova 19.26% 2005
28 Burundi 19.11% 2005
29 Honduras 18.83% 2005
30 Yemen 18% 2005
31 Armenia 17.98% 2005
32 Nigeria 17.95% 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 17.77% 2005
=33 Cameroon 17.67% 2005
=33 Congo, Republic of the 17.67% 2005
=33 Central African Republic 17.67% 2005
=33 Gabon 17.67% 2005
=33 Equatorial Guinea 17.67% 2005
=33 Chad 17.67% 2005
39 Togo 17.5% 1992
40 Suriname 17.4% 2005
41 Jamaica 17.36% 2005
42 Cambodia 17.33% 2005
=43 Liberia 17.03% 2005
=43 Azerbaijan 17.03% 2005
45 Venezuela 16.81% 2005
=46 Burkina Faso 16.75% 1992
=46 Senegal 16.75% 1992
=46 Cote d'Ivoire 16.75% 1992
=46 Benin 16.75% 1992
=46 Mali 16.75% 1992
=46 Niger 16.75% 1992
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 16.72% 2004
52 Bolivia 16.62% 2005
53 Federated States of Micronesia 16.38% 2005
54 Ukraine 16.17% 2005
55 Solomon Islands 16.08% 2005
56 Iran 16% 2005
57 Botswana 15.74% 2005
58 Tanzania 15.12% 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 15.09% 2005
=59 Rwanda 15% 1993
=59 Burma 15% 2005
61 Peru 14.97% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 14.87% 2005
62 Colombia 14.56% 2005
63 Guyana 14.54% 2005
64 Belize 14.26% 2005
65 Indonesia 14.05% 2005
=66 Bangladesh 14% 2005
=66 Bhutan 14% 2005
68 El Salvador 13.96% 2000
69 Uruguay 13.61% 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 13.59% 2003
70 Egypt 13.14% 2005
71 Albania 13.07% 2005
72 Guatemala 13.03% 2005
73 Maldives 13% 2005
74 Kenya 12.88% 2005
75 Cape Verde 12.29% 2005
76 Nicaragua 12.1% 2005
77 Iceland 12.02% 2004
Emerging markets average (profile) 11.82% 2005
78 Lesotho 11.72% 2005
=79 Aruba 11.53% 2005
=79 New Zealand 11.53% 2005
81 Morocco 11.5% 2004
82 Papua New Guinea 11.47% 2005
83 Antigua and Barbuda 11.39% 2005
84 Tonga 11.38% 2005
85 Belarus 11.36% 2005
86 Croatia 11.19% 2005
87 Djibouti 11.15% 2005
88 Vietnam 11.02% 2005
89 Comoros 11% 2005
90 India 10.75% 2005
91 Russia 10.68% 2005
92 Lebanon 10.64% 2005
=93 Swaziland 10.62% 2005
=93 South Africa 10.62% 2005
=95 Saint Lucia 10.61% 2005
=95 Namibia 10.61% 2005
97 Philippines 10.18% 2005
98 Grenada 10.07% 2005
99 Saint Kitts and Nevis 10.03% 2005
100 Seychelles 9.98% 2005
101 Dominica 9.92% 2005
102 Samoa 9.75% 2005
103 Germany 9.7% 2002
104 Mexico 9.69% 2005
105 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9.61% 2005
106 Netherlands Antilles 9.6% 2005
107 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 9.58% 2005
108 Ecuador 9.34% 2005
109 Barbados 9.17% 2005
110 Trinidad and Tobago 9.1% 2005
111 Australia 9.06% 2005
112 Qatar 8.86% 1994
113 Panama 8.66% 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 8.56% 2002
114 Hungary 8.54% 2005
115 Nepal 8.12% 2005
116 United Arab Emirates 8.05% 2001
=117 Syria 8% 2005
=117 Algeria 8% 2005
119 Bahrain 7.9% 2005
120 Bulgaria 7.87% 2005
121 Slovenia 7.8% 2005
122 Hong Kong 7.75% 2005
123 Jordan 7.61% 2005
European Union average (profile) 7.54% 2002
124 Kuwait 7.5% 2005
125 Vanuatu 7.47% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 7.2% 2002
126 San Marino 7.14% 2004
127 Denmark 7.1% 2002
Eurozone average (profile) 7.08% 2002
128 Cyprus 7.07% 2005
129 Macau 7.05% 2005
130 Oman 7.01% 2005
=131 Ethiopia 7% 2005
=131 Sri Lanka 7% 2005
133 Poland 6.83% 2005
134 Greece 6.79% 2003
135 Fiji 6.78% 2005
136 Belgium 6.72% 2005
=137 Slovakia 6.68% 2005
=137 Chile 6.68% 2005
139 France 6.6% 2004
Non-religious countries average (profile) 6.41% 2003
140 Israel 6.39% 2005
141 United States 6.19% 2005
142 Argentina 6.16% 2005
143 Libya 6.12% 2005
144 Latvia 6.11% 2005
145 Malaysia 5.95% 2005
146 Thailand 5.79% 2005
147 Czech Republic 5.78% 2005
148 Lithuania 5.74% 2004
149 Austria 5.64% 1999
150 South Korea 5.59% 2005
151 China 5.58% 2005
152 The Bahamas 5.54% 2005
153 Malta 5.51% 2005
154 Brunei 5.5% 2005
155 Italy 5.31% 2005
156 Singapore 5.3% 2005
157 Luxembourg 5.27% 1998
158 Portugal 5.19% 1999
159 Estonia 4.93% 2005
160 Tunisia 4.82% 1989
161 United Kingdom 4.65% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 4.44% 2004
162 Canada 4.42% 2005
163 Spain 4.31% 2002
164 Norway 4.04% 2005
165 Finland 3.69% 2004
166 Sweden 3.31% 2005
167 Switzerland 3.12% 2005
168 Netherlands 2.77% 2005
169 Ireland 2.65% 2005
170 Japan 1.68% 2005

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