Risk premium on lending reached 2.18 % in 2017 in Canada, according to the National Central Bank. This is 0.758 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, risk premium on lending in Canada reached an all time high of 2.93 % in 1974 and an all time low of 0.649 % in 1968. When compared to Canada's main peers, risk premium on lending in Mexico amounted to 0.653 % and 3.20 % in USA in 2017.
Canada has been ranked 51st within the group of 59 countries we follow in terms of risk premium on lending, 20 places above the position seen 10 years ago.