Sao Tome and Principe: Real interest rate

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 Sao Tome and Principe

Real interest rate: Bank lending rate minus inflation

 Latest value 12.67
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2002 - 2021
 Average 14.20
 Min - Max 2.77 - 23.23
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Sao Tome and Principe from 2002 to 2021. The average value for Sao Tome and Principe during that period was 14.2 percent with a minimum of 2.77 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 23.23 percent in 2002. The latest value from 2021 is 12.67 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 106 countries is 1.76 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Sao Tome and Principe - Real interest rate - Recent values chart

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Sao Tome and Principe - Real interest rate - historical chart - 2002-2021




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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