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Former British colonies Compared by Economy > Financial sector > Interest rates > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate

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.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Zimbabwe 457.46% 2007
2 Malawi 21.74% 2007
3 The Gambia 15.03% 2007
4 Sierra Leone 14.78% 2008
5 Zambia 12.51% 2008
6 Guyana 12.21% 2008
7 Uganda 9.84% 2007
8 Bhutan 9.5% 2007
9 Jamaica 9.27% 2008
10 Ghana 9.08% 1988
11 Kenya 8.71% 2008
12 Lesotho 8.55% 2008
13 Fiji 8.11% 2007
14 Sri Lanka 8% 2008
15 Botswana 7.87% 2008
16 Tanzania 6.94% 2008
17 Saint Lucia 6.9% 2008
18 Antigua and Barbuda 6.89% 2008
19 Bangladesh 6.72% 2008
20 Swaziland 6.67% 2008
21 Maldives 6.5% 2008
22 Grenada 6.3% 2008
23 Pakistan 6.02% 2008
24 Dominica 5.86% 2008
25 Belize 5.68% 2008
26 Barbados 5.62% 2007
27 Namibia 5.35% 2008
28 Trinidad and Tobago 5.07% 2008
29 Burma 5% 2008
30 Singapore 4.96% 2008
31 New Zealand 4.66% 2008
32 Brunei 4.62% 2008
33 United Arab Emirates 4.45% 2001
34 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.2% 2008
35 Qatar 3.88% 2008
36 Bahrain 3.87% 2007
37 Australia 3.74% 2008
38 Jordan 3.57% 2008
39 Nigeria 3.51% 2008
40 Canada 3.23% 2008
41 Malaysia 2.95% 2008
42 Kuwait 2.81% 2008
43 Israel 2.76% 2008
44 The Bahamas 1.58% 2008

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