India: Lending interest rate

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

India: Interest rates on bank credit to the private sector, 1978 - 2020:

For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1978 to 2020. The average value for India during that period was 13.36 percent with a minimum of 8.33 percent in 2010 and a maximum of 18.92 percent in 1992. The latest value from 2020 is 9.15 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 99 countries is 10.03 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The lending interest rate in India shown below is the interest rate on credits from banks to prime borrowers, i.e. to the lowest risk borrowers in the private sector. That includes firms and households.

Definition: Lending rate is the bank rate that usually meets the short- and medium-term financing needs of the private sector. This rate is normally differentiated according to creditworthiness of borrowers and objectives of financing. The terms and conditions attached to these rates differ by country, however, limiting their comparability.
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