Real interest rate: Bank lending rate minus inflation, 2020 - Country rankings:
The average for 2020 based on 95 countries was 8.14 percent.The highest value was in Guyana: 48.52 percent and the lowest value was in Suriname: -20.76 percent. The indicator is available from 1961 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
Measure: percent; Source: The International Monetary Fund
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.