Iran: Lending interest rate

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 Iran

Interest rates on bank credit to the private sector

 Latest value 18
 Year 2016
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2004 - 2016
 Average 13.37
 Min - Max 11 - 18
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 2004 to 2016. The average value for Iran during that period was 13.37 percent with a minimum of 11 percent in 2011 and a maximum of 18 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2016 is 18 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 130 countries is 11.38 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
Iran - Lending interest rate - recent values

Historical chart
Iran - Lending interest rate - historical chart - 2004-2016




The lending interest rate in Iran 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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 Lending interest rate 18.00 2016 percent
 Real interest rate 7.86 2016 percent
 Legal rights 2.00 2020 points
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