Afghanistan: Real interest rate

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 Afghanistan

Real interest rate: Bank lending rate minus inflation

 Latest value 12.14
 Year 2017
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2006 - 2017
 Average 10.00
 Min - Max -3.59 - 17.58
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2006 to 2017. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 10 percent with a minimum of -3.59 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 17.58 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2017 is 12.14 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 128 countries is 5.68 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Afghanistan - Real interest rate - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Afghanistan - Real interest rate - historical chart - 2006-2017




Definition: Real interest rate is the lending interest rate adjusted for inflation as measured by the GDP deflator. The terms and conditions attached to lending rates differ by country, however, limiting their comparability.

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