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.
Description: The map below shows how Interest rate spread (lending rate minus deposit rate, %) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Zimbabwe, with a value of 457.46. The country with the lowest value in the world is Netherlands, with a value of -0.60.
Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.