What Banking Makes the Highest Interest Margin on Assets?

NIM on Bank Assets (%), 2017 or latest
Banking | September 19, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 101 countries in 2017, Tanzania ranked the highest in net interest margin as a percentage of bank assets with 10.7% followed by Malawi and Uganda. On the other end of the scale was Finland with 0.410%, Switzerland with 0.765% and United Kingdom with 0.869%.

Data for more countries are available at Net Interest Margin (As % of Total Bank Assets) indicator page.

Net Interest Margin (As % of Total Bank Assets) Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Burundi % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 7.03% 7.67% 7.07% 6.45% 6.89% ...
Dominican Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 7.73% 7.97% 8.24% 7.49% 7.18% ...
Gambia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4.76% 4.48% 4.69% 6.41% 7.66% ... ...
Ghana % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 7.39% 8.28% 9.66% 9.66% 9.96%
Kazakhstan % ... ... ... ... ... 3.89% 4.10% 4.81% 4.68% 4.25% ...
Kenya % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6.96% 7.14% 7.21% 6.91% 6.47%
Kyrgyzstan % ... ... ... ... ... ... 6.55% 6.98% 6.48% 6.56% 6.43%
Lesotho % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4.98% 5.93% 6.47% 6.24% 6.19%
Madagascar % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 5.17% 5.05% 5.40% 5.84% 5.98%
Malawi % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 10.1%
Nicaragua % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6.20% 6.56% 6.81% 6.75% 6.69%
Peru % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 8.15% 8.28% 7.71% 7.53% 7.01%
Rwanda % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 7.64% 8.05% 8.03% 7.52% 7.49% ...
Tanzania % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 6.00% 6.80% 7.00% 7.10% 6.90% ...
Uganda % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 8.82% 9.29% 8.12% 7.71% 7.94% ...