Switzerland - Real interest rate

Real interest rate (%)

The value for Real interest rate (%) in Switzerland was 2.47 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 30 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5.56 in 1992 and a minimum value of -1.05 in 1982.

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.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files using World Bank data on the GDP deflator.

See also:

Year Value
1981 -0.10
1982 -1.05
1983 3.08
1984 1.67
1985 3.15
1986 2.35
1987 2.98
1988 2.22
1989 2.31
1990 2.69
1991 2.29
1992 5.56
1993 3.99
1994 4.27
1995 4.71
1996 4.78
1997 4.04
1998 4.48
1999 3.67
2000 2.74
2001 3.02
2002 3.30
2003 2.42
2004 2.34
2005 2.86
2006 0.81
2007 0.63
2008 0.55
2009 3.21
2010 2.17
2011 2.47

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Interest rates