Chile: Real interest rate

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 Chile

Real interest rate: Bank lending rate minus inflation

 Latest value 2.55
 Year 2018
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1985 - 2018
 Average 5.91
 Min - Max -3.87 - 21.55
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Chile from 1985 to 2018. The average value for Chile during that period was 5.91 percent with a minimum of -3.87 percent in 2006 and a maximum of 21.55 percent in 1990. The latest value from 2018 is 2.55 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 116 countries is 5.41 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
Chile - Real interest rate - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Chile - Real interest rate - historical chart - 1985-2018




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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