Madagascar: Lending interest rate

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 Madagascar

Interest rates on bank credit to the private sector

 Latest value 48.83
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1989 - 2022
 Average 38.75
 Min - Max 22.25 - 60.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Madagascar from 1989 to 2022. The average value for Madagascar during that period was 38.75 percent with a minimum of 22.25 percent in 1989 and a maximum of 60 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2022 is 48.83 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 91 countries is 11.75 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
Madagascar - Lending interest rate - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Madagascar - Lending interest rate - historical chart - 1989-2022




The lending interest rate in Madagascar 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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