Lebanon: Real interest rate

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 Lebanon

Real interest rate: Bank lending rate minus inflation

 Latest value 6.17
 Year 2019
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1989 - 2019
 Average 6.68
 Min - Max -28.99 - 23.07
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Lebanon from 1989 to 2019. The average value for Lebanon during that period was 6.68 percent with a minimum of -28.99 percent in 1992 and a maximum of 23.07 percent in 1996. The latest value from 2019 is 6.17 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 114 countries is 6.62 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
Lebanon - Real interest rate - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Lebanon - Real interest rate - historical chart - 1989-2019




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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 Bank credit to deposits 40.58 2017 percent
 Regulatory capital to risk-weighted assets 10.55 2019 percent
 Return on assets 0.03 2021 percent
 Return on equity 0.35 2021 percent
 Banking system z-scores 20.19 2021 index points
 Liquid assets to deposits 64.82 2021 percent
 Banking system capital to assets 7.60 2011 percent
 Non-interest income to total income 12.11 2020 percent
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 Real interest rate 6.17 2019 percent
 Legal rights 2.00 2020 points
 Credit information sharing 6.00 2019 points
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