Which Country Pays the Highest Long-term Interest Rate?

Long-Term Interest Rate (10-Year Government Bond Yield) (%), 2017
Economy | December 10, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 38 countries in 2020, Turkey ranked the highest in long-term interest rate measured by 10-year government bond yield with 11.2% followed by South Africa and India. On the other end of the scale was Switzerland with -0.072%, Japan with 0.052% and Lithuania with 0.310%.

Data for more countries are available at Long-Term Interest Rate (10-Year Government Bond Yield) indicator page.

Long-Term Interest Rate (10-Year Government Bond Yield) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Australia % 3.70% 3.66% 2.71% 2.34% 2.64%
Chile % ... ... ... ... ... 5.31% 4.74% 4.48% 4.41% 4.24%
Colombia % ... ... ... ... 6.44% 7.03% 7.83% 8.02% 6.85%
Greece % 10.1% 6.93% 9.64% 8.36% 5.98%
Hungary % 5.92% 4.81% 3.43% 3.14% 2.96%
Iceland % 5.79% 6.37% 6.26% 5.60% 4.86%
India % ... ... ... 8.45% 8.30% 7.79% 7.17% 7.04%
Mexico % 5.94% 6.16% 6.12% 6.16% 6.87%
New Zealand % 4.09% 4.30% 3.42% 2.76% 2.99%
Poland % ... ... 4.03% 3.52% 2.70% 3.04% 3.42%
Portugal % 6.29% 3.75% 2.42% 3.17% 3.05%
South Africa % 7.72% 8.25% 8.17% 9.02% 9.05%
South Korea % 3.28% 3.19% 2.31% 1.75% 2.28%
Turkey % ... 7.71% 9.18% 9.30% 9.83% 11.2%
USA % 2.35% 2.54% 2.14% 1.84% 2.33%