Maldives: Real interest rate

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 Maldives

Real interest rate: Bank lending rate minus inflation

 Latest value 7.5
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1996 - 2022
 Average 4.46
 Min - Max -27.42 - 15.49
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for the Maldives from 1996 to 2022. The average value for the Maldives during that period was 4.46 percent with a minimum of -27.42 percent in 2001 and a maximum of 15.49 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2022 is 7.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 90 countries is -0.33 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
Maldives - Real interest rate - recent values

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Maldives - Real interest rate - historical chart - 1996-2022




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 overhead cost 2.02 2020 percent
 Net interest margin 6.83 2020 percent
 Bank credit to deposits 57.68 2021 percent
 Regulatory capital to risk-weighted assets 46.35 2020 percent
 Return on assets 1.59 2020 percent
 Return on equity 6.95 2020 percent
 Banking system z-scores 14.79 2020 index points
 Liquid assets to deposits 30.73 2020 percent
 Banking system capital to assets 21.82 2020 percent
 Non-interest income to total income 24.41 2020 percent
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 Real interest rate 7.50 2022 percent
 Legal rights 2.00 2020 points
 Credit information sharing 5.00 2019 points
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