Iran: Real interest rate

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 Iran

Real interest rate: Bank lending rate minus inflation

 Latest value 7.86
 Year 2016
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2004 - 2016
 Average -2.96
 Min - Max -18.85 - 13.99
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 2004 to 2016. The average value for Iran during that period was -2.96 percent with a minimum of -18.85 percent in 2013 and a maximum of 13.99 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2016 is 7.86 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 129 countries is 7.44 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 - Real interest rate - Recent values chart

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




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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