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High income OECD countries 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 Iceland 7.17% 2004
2 Germany 7.04% 2002
3 Australia 5.35% 2005
4 Belgium 5.24% 2003
5 Italy 4.88% 2003
6 New Zealand 4.85% 2005
7 Denmark 4.7% 2002
8 Slovenia 4.62% 2005
9 Czech Republic 4.6% 2005
10 France 4.35% 2004
11 Greece 4.31% 2003
12 Slovakia 4.24% 2005
13 Poland 4.04% 2005
14 Canada 3.62% 2005
15 Austria 3.43% 1999
16 Israel 3.15% 2005
17 Estonia 2.8% 2005
18 Portugal 2.79% 1999
19 Chile 2.75% 2005
20 United Kingdom 2.72% 1998
21 Finland 2.66% 2004
22 Ireland 2.64% 2005
23 Sweden 2.53% 2005
24 Switzerland 2.36% 2005
25 Norway 2.21% 2005
26 Luxembourg 1.96% 1998
27 South Korea 1.87% 2005
28 Spain 1.81% 2002
29 Japan 1.41% 2005
30 Netherlands 0.43% 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/High-income-OECD-countries/Economy/Interest-rate-spread/Lending-rate-minus-deposit-rate

High income OECD countries 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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