(measure: interest rate points; Source: The International Monetary Fund)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Bank lending-deposit interest rate spread
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1981 to 2017. The average value for South Korea during that period was 1.56 interest rate points with a minimum of 0.13 interest rate points in 1988 and a maximum of 3.79 interest rate points in 1982.
The latest value from 2017 is 1.81 interest rate points. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 104
countries is 7.35 interest rate points.
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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.