St. Lucia - Real interest rate

Real interest rate (%)

The value for Real interest rate (%) in St. Lucia was 8.30 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 38 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 15.37 in 2008 and a minimum value of -8.23 in 1980.

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
1978 2.15
1979 -8.15
1980 -8.23
1981 4.72
1982 5.85
1983 9.67
1984 10.57
1985 11.75
1986 9.34
1987 5.13
1988 10.15
1989 5.97
1990 2.43
1991 5.81
1992 10.45
1993 10.60
1994 8.10
1995 7.36
1996 12.28
1997 9.31
1998 8.77
1999 10.08
2000 11.64
2001 14.60
2002 12.25
2003 9.37
2004 10.29
2005 3.34
2006 -0.74
2007 -0.29
2008 15.37
2009 11.37
2010 1.22
2011 9.34
2012 8.84
2013 5.36
2014 3.70
2015 4.52
2016 8.30

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Interest rates