Sierra Leone: Lending-deposit interest rate spread

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 Sierra Leone

Bank lending-deposit interest rate spread

 Latest value 12.30
 Year 2020
 Measure interest rate points
 Data availability 1980 - 2020
 Average 11.85
 Min - Max 1.83 - 23.46
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Sierra Leone from 1980 to 2020. The average value for Sierra Leone during that period was 11.85 interest rate points with a minimum of 1.83 interest rate points in 1980 and a maximum of 23.46 interest rate points in 1993. The latest value from 2020 is 12.3 interest rate points. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 93 countries is 6.59 interest rate points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Sierra Leone - Lending-deposit interest rate spread - Recent values chart

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Sierra Leone - Lending-deposit interest rate spread - historical chart - 1980-2020




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Lending-deposit interest rate spread 12.30 2020 interest rate points
 Bank cost to income ratio 56.10 2019 percent
 Bank overhead cost 8.99 2019 percent
 Net interest margin 14.69 2019 percent
 Bank credit to deposits 28.84 2021 percent
 Regulatory capital to risk-weighted assets 33.98 2015 percent
 Return on assets 6.70 2019 percent
 Return on equity 50.77 2019 percent
 Banking system z-scores 6.34 2019 index points
 Liquid assets to deposits 24.35 2019 percent
 Banking system capital to assets 12.32 2015 percent
 Non-interest income to total income 24.96 2019 percent
 Lending interest rate 19.31 2022 percent
 Real interest rate -4.80 2022 percent
 Legal rights 5.00 2020 points
 Credit information sharing 0.00 2019 points
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