Australia: Lending-deposit interest rate spread

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Bank lending-deposit interest rate spread

 Latest value 3.54
 Year 2019
 Measure interest rate points
 Data availability 1987 - 2019
 Average 2.89
 Min - Max 0.20 - 4.18
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Australia from 1987 to 2019. The average value for Australia during that period was 2.89 interest rate points with a minimum of 0.2 interest rate points in 1987 and a maximum of 4.18 interest rate points in 2008. The latest value from 2019 is 3.54 interest rate points. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 100 countries is 6.96 interest rate points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Australia - Lending-deposit interest rate spread - Recent values chart

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Australia - Lending-deposit interest rate spread - historical chart - 1987-2019

Definition: Difference between the lending rate and the deposit rate. The lending rate is the rate charged by banks on loans to the private sector and the deposit interest rate is the rate offered by commercial banks on three-month deposits.

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