Risk premium on lending reached 4.36 % in 2016 in Spain, according to the National Central Bank. This is 1.93 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, risk premium on lending in Spain reached an all time high of 9.72 % in 2009 and an all time low of -4.80 % in 1983. When compared to Spain's main peers, risk premium on lending in France amounted to 6.07 % and 3.66 % in Italy in 2016.
Spain has been ranked 33rd within the group of 66 countries we follow in terms of risk premium on lending, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.