Mauritania: Real interest rate

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 Mauritania

Real interest rate: Bank lending rate minus inflation

 Latest value 15.18
 Year 2017
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2017
 Average 9.00
 Min - Max -22.21 - 32.77
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Mauritania from 1980 to 2017. The average value for Mauritania during that period was 9 percent with a minimum of -22.21 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 32.77 percent in 2014. The latest value from 2017 is 15.18 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 128 countries is 5.68 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
Mauritania - Real interest rate - Recent values chart

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Mauritania - Real interest rate - historical chart - 1980-2017




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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