Palestine: Lending interest rate

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 Palestine

Interest rates on bank credit to the private sector

 Latest value 5.56
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2004 - 2021
 Average 6.63
 Min - Max 5.52 - 7.98
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Palestine from 2004 to 2021. The average value for Palestine during that period was 6.63 percent with a minimum of 5.52 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 7.98 percent in 2007. The latest value from 2021 is 5.56 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 106 countries is 9.96 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Palestine - Lending interest rate - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Palestine - Lending interest rate - historical chart - 2004-2021




The lending interest rate in Palestine shown below is the interest rate on credits from banks to prime borrowers, i.e. to the lowest risk borrowers in the private sector. That includes firms and households.
Definition: Lending rate is the bank rate that usually meets the short- and medium-term financing needs of the private sector. This rate is normally differentiated according to creditworthiness of borrowers and objectives of financing. The terms and conditions attached to these rates differ by country, however, limiting their comparability.

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