Iraq: Real interest rate

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 Iraq

Real interest rate: Bank lending rate minus inflation

 Latest value 26.40
 Year 2016
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2002 - 2016
 Average 9.15
 Min - Max -16.52 - 60.88
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Iraq from 2002 to 2016. The average value for Iraq during that period was 9.15 percent with a minimum of -16.52 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 60.88 percent in 2015. The latest value from 2016 is 26.4 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 129 countries is 7.36 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
Iraq - Real interest rate - Recent values chart

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Iraq - Real interest rate - historical chart - 2002-2016




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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