United Kingdom: Lending interest rate

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 United Kingdom

Interest rates on bank credit to the private sector

 Latest value 0.50
 Year 2014
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1967 - 2014
 Average 7.37
 Min - Max 0.50 - 16.31
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for the United Kingdom from 1967 to 2014. The average value for the United Kingdom during that period was 7.37 percent with a minimum of 0.5 percent in 2010 and a maximum of 16.31 percent in 1980. The latest value from 2014 is 0.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 135 countries is 11.28 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
United Kingdom - Lending interest rate - Recent values chart

Historical chart
United Kingdom - Lending interest rate - historical chart - 1967-2014




The lending interest rate in the United Kingdom 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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