Malawi: Net interest margin

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 Malawi

Bank interest revenue, percent of interest-bearing assets

 Latest value 7.26
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 12.13
 Min - Max 7.26 - 15.43
 Source Bankscope
For that indicator, we provide data for Malawi from 2000 to 2021. The average value for Malawi during that period was 12.13 percent with a minimum of 7.26 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 15.43 percent in 2001. The latest value from 2021 is 7.26 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 135 countries is 3.61 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Malawi - Net interest margin - Recent values chart

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Malawi - Net interest margin - historical chart - 2000-2021




Definition: Accounting value of bank's net interest revenue as a share of its average interest-bearing (total earning) assets. The numerator and denominator are aggregated on the country level before division. Note that banks used in the calculation might differ between indicators. Calculated from underlying bank-by-bank unconsolidated data from Bankscope.

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