* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Interest rates on bank credit to the private sector in Africa:

The average for 2019 based on 18 countries was 14.65 percent.The highest value was in Madagascar: 49 percent and the lowest value was in Botswana: 6.4 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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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.
Lending interest rate around the world
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