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Economy > Financial sector > Interest rates > Real interest rate: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Real interest rate is the lending interest rate adjusted for inflation as measured by the GDP deflator.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Iraq 61.48% 2009
2 Libya 57.77% 2009
3 Azerbaijan 44.19% 2009
4 Brazil 38.04% 2009
5 Angola 34.91% 2009
6 Madagascar 32.95% 2009
7 Trinidad and Tobago 30.87% 2009
8 Georgia 28.12% 2009
9 Democratic Republic of the Congo 27% 2009
10 Mauritania 26.74% 2007
11 Congo, Republic of the 24.85% 2007
12 Paraguay 22.11% 2009
13 Mongolia 21.25% 2009
14 Peru 20.89% 2009
15 Kyrgyzstan 20.51% 2009
16 The Gambia 19.62% 2008
17 Algeria 19.24% 2009
18 Syria 19.04% 2009
19 Nigeria 18.67% 2009
20 Moldova 18.12% 2009
21 Senegal 17.85% 1992
22 Botswana 17.69% 2009
23 Mauritius 17.41% 2009
24 Armenia 17.1% 2009
25 Latvia 17.09% 2009
26 Cote d'Ivoire 16.78% 1992
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 16.64% 2009
27 Burkina Faso 16.49% 1992
28 Equatorial Guinea 16.35% 2007
29 Niger 15.48% 1992
30 Malawi 15.31% 2009
31 Bolivia 15.15% 2009
32 Dominican Republic 14.78% 2009
33 Mali 14.49% 1992
34 Laos 14.37% 2008
35 Papua New Guinea 14.22% 2009
36 Tonga 13.84% 2009
37 Togo 13.81% 1992
38 Comoros 13.64% 2009
39 Haiti 13.26% 2009
40 Sao Tome and Principe 13.2% 2009
41 Malaysia 13.11% 2009
=42 United Arab Emirates 12.95% 2001
=42 Benin 12.95% 1992
44 Cameroon 12.68% 2007
45 Russia 12.67% 2009
46 Central African Republic 12.23% 2007
47 Guatemala 12.17% 2009
48 Honduras 12.15% 2009
49 Grenada 12.1% 2009
50 Mozambique 11.99% 2009
51 Sierra Leone 11.96% 2008
52 Belize 11.3% 2008
53 Zambia 11.11% 2009
54 Burma 11.08% 2004
55 Saint Lucia 10.86% 2009
56 Lithuania 10.77% 2009
57 Venezuela 10.62% 2009
58 Jamaica 10.51% 2009
59 El Salvador 10.48% 2000
60 Morocco 10.38% 2004
61 Samoa 10.26% 2009
62 Albania 10.09% 2009
=63 Netherlands Antilles 10.08% 1985
=63 Romania 10.08% 2009
65 Estonia 10.02% 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 9.98% 2003
66 Costa Rica 9.9% 2009
67 Aruba 9.78% 2003
68 Iceland 9.6% 2009
69 Chad 9.43% 2007
70 Barbados 9.37% 2002
71 Bhutan 9.35% 2007
72 Gabon 9.26% 2007
73 Colombia 9.13% 2009
74 Guinea-Bissau 8.99% 1996
Emerging markets average (profile) 8.98% 2009
75 Uruguay 8.91% 2009
76 Guyana 8.82% 2008
77 Nicaragua 8.69% 2009
78 Tajikistan 8.51% 2009
79 Dominica 8.18% 2009
80 Germany 8.16% 2002
81 India 8.05% 2009
82 Croatia 7.95% 2009
83 Bangladesh 7.7% 2009
84 New Zealand 7.66% 2009
85 Guinea 7.42% 2000
86 Singapore 7.36% 2009
South Asia average (profile) 7.27% 2007
87 Antigua and Barbuda 7.06% 2009
88 Cape Verde 6.94% 2009
89 Bosnia and Herzegovina 6.84% 2009
90 Slovakia 6.8% 2007
91 Solomon Islands 6.61% 2009
92 Bulgaria 6.49% 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 6.38% 1999
93 Ukraine 6.35% 2009
94 Liberia 6.29% 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 6.24% 2007
95 Belarus 6.17% 2009
96 Hungary 6.14% 2009
97 Philippines 6.05% 2009
98 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6% 2009
99 Belgium 5.98% 2007
Europe average (profile) 5.93% 1999
100 Uganda 5.85% 2009
101 San Marino 5.74% 2007
102 Luxembourg 5.7% 1998
103 Tanzania 5.59% 2009
104 Indonesia 5.58% 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 5.41% 2002
105 Swaziland 5.33% 2009
106 Austria 5.24% 1999
Former British colonies average (profile) 5.2% 2006
107 Argentina 5.16% 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5.16% 2002
108 France 4.93% 2004
109 Denmark 4.69% 2002
110 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.64% 2009
111 Canada 4.61% 2009
112 Jordan 4.57% 2009
113 Brunei 4.51% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 4.47% 2002
European Union average (profile) 4.42% 2002
114 Kenya 4.32% 2009
115 Ecuador 4.3% 2007
116 China 4.19% 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4.11% 2006
117 Panama 3.99% 2009
118 Poland 3.94% 2006
119 Lesotho 3.93% 2009
120 Thailand 3.87% 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 3.69% 2002
121 Malta 3.66% 2007
122 Finland 3.4% 2004
123 South Africa 3.39% 2009
124 Czech Republic 3.22% 2009
125 Cyprus 3.19% 2007
126 The Bahamas 3.05% 2007
127 Greece 3.01% 2003
128 Chile 2.93% 2009
129 Slovenia 2.75% 2008
=130 Mexico 2.68% 2009
=130 Japan 2.68% 2009
132 Lebanon 2.59% 2009
133 Italy 2.55% 2009
134 Sweden 2.54% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 2.53% 2004
135 Namibia 2.51% 2009
136 Kuwait 2.45% 2007
137 Netherlands 2.33% 2009
138 Sri Lanka 2.2% 2008
139 Portugal 1.87% 1999
140 Djibouti 1.86% 2008
141 Maldives 1.81% 2009
142 United States 1.53% 2009
143 Switzerland 1.15% 2008
144 East Timor 1.08% 2009
145 Australia 1.03% 2009
146 Vanuatu 0.96% 2009
147 Bahrain 0.75% 2007
148 Burundi 0.39% 2009
149 Ireland 0.25% 2005
150 Spain 0.0 2002
151 Fiji -0.09% 2009
152 Zimbabwe -0.67% 2005
153 United Kingdom -0.73% 2009
154 Rwanda -0.77% 2008
155 Israel -1.11% 2009
156 Norway -2.44% 2008
157 Serbia and Montenegro -3.52% 2009
158 Nepal -3.64% 2009
159 Tunisia -3.69% 1989
160 Vietnam -4.85% 2008
161 Suriname -5.74% 2008
162 Ghana -5.86% 1988
163 Pakistan -6.68% 2009
164 Qatar -10.03% 2006
165 Seychelles -10.3% 2009
166 Oman -16.04% 2008
167 Ethiopia -17.23% 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Financial sector > Interest rates > Real interest rate. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files using World Bank data on the GDP deflator. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Financial-sector/Interest-rates/Real-interest-rate

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