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Former British colonies Compared by Economy > 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Zimbabwe 144.6% 2005
2 Malawi 22.17% 2005
3 The Gambia 17.58% 2005
4 Zambia 17.02% 2005
5 Sierra Leone 13.52% 2005
6 Guyana 11.95% 2005
7 Uganda 10.85% 2005
8 Tanzania 10.41% 2005
9 Jamaica 9.86% 2005
10 Bhutan 9.5% 2005
11 Ghana 9.08% 1988
12 Kenya 7.8% 2005
13 Saint Lucia 7.77% 2005
14 Lesotho 7.76% 2005
15 Antigua and Barbuda 7.54% 2005
16 Nigeria 7.42% 2005
17 Grenada 7.2% 2005
18 Trinidad and Tobago 6.91% 2005
19 Dominica 6.77% 2005
20 Swaziland 6.61% 2005
21 Belize 6.54% 2005
22 Maldives 6.5% 2005
23 Botswana 6.48% 2005
24 Fiji 6.4% 2005
25 Barbados 5.99% 2005
26 Egypt 5.92% 2005
27 Bangladesh 5.91% 2005
28 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.53% 2005
29 Burma 5.5% 2005
30 Australia 5.35% 2005
31 Yemen 5% 2005
32 Singapore 4.86% 2005
33 New Zealand 4.85% 2005
34 Bahrain 4.76% 2005
35 Jordan 4.69% 2005
36 Brunei 4.49% 2005
37 United Arab Emirates 4.45% 2001
38 Namibia 4.37% 2005
39 Kuwait 4.03% 2005
40 Qatar 4.02% 1994
41 Canada 3.62% 2005
42 Israel 3.15% 2005
43 Malaysia 2.95% 2005
44 The Bahamas 2.32% 2005
45 Sri Lanka -3.23% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Former-British-colonies/Economy/Interest-rate-spread/Lending-rate-minus-deposit-rate

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

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Interesting observations about Economy > Interest rate spread > Lending rate minus deposit rate

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Hot countries in 1996.
  • Brazil ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2005.
  • Zimbabwe ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • Laos ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2005.
  • Paraguay ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2005.
  • Angola ranked third for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Kyrgyzstan ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Georgia ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Peru ranked second for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Iceland ranked first for interest rate spread > lending rate minus deposit rate amongst High income OECD countries in 2004.
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