Bahrain: Real interest rate

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 Bahrain

Real interest rate: Bank lending rate minus inflation

 Latest value 15.89
 Year 2015
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1986 - 2015
 Average 6.87
 Min - Max -14.15 - 31.9
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Bahrain from 1986 to 2015. The average value for Bahrain during that period was 6.87 percent with a minimum of -14.15 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 31.9 percent in 1986. The latest value from 2015 is 15.89 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2015 based on 130 countries is 8.95 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
Bahrain - Real interest rate - recent values

Historical chart
Bahrain - Real interest rate - historical chart - 1986-2015




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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