Real Interest Rate fell to 0.200% in Canada in 2017

Real Interest Rate (%)
Economy | Canada | May 17, 2019
$2.99
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Real interest rate reached 0.200 % in 2017 in Canada, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 90.9 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, real interest rate in Canada reached an all time high of 10.3 % in 1990 and an all time low of -3.86 % in 1974. When compared to Canada's main peers, real interest rate in Australia amounted to 1.48 %, 1.14 % in Mexico and 1.96 % in USA in 2017.

Canada has been ranked 95th within the group of 108 countries we follow in terms of real interest rate, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

The net foreign assets of a country are the value of the assets that country owns abroad, minus the value of the domestic assets owned by foreigners.

Real Interest Rate Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia % 1.39% 5.01% 6.35% 4.45% 6.35%
Belgium % 7.35% 7.27% 8.25% 8.78% 8.56% ...
Belize % 8.81% 10.0% 9.40% 9.18% 9.60%
Canada % -0.234% 1.76% 1.39% 1.01% 4.03%
China % -1.47% 3.52% 3.69% 4.73% 4.25%
France % 5.05% 5.03% 5.00% 5.46% 4.91% ...
Germany % 2.58% 2.41% 3.14% 3.06% 3.05% ...
Guatemala % 6.08% 9.84% 9.90% 10.4% 9.68%
Honduras % 9.97% 14.4% 18.5% 12.9% 12.8%
Indonesia % 4.59% 7.75% 6.37% 6.79% 8.35%
Ireland % 2.20% 3.34% 5.16% 8.90% 3.96% ...
Japan % 3.23% 2.19% 1.64% -0.517% -0.978%
Malaysia % -0.472% 3.75% 4.43% 2.07% 4.97%
Mexico % -0.876% 0.639% 2.68% -0.835% 0.618%
New Zealand % 3.96% 6.36% 0.641% 5.22% 5.05%
Papua New Guinea % 1.81% 11.4% 6.32% 6.14% 13.7%
USA % 1.14% 1.31% 1.47% 1.33% 2.17%
United Kingdom % -1.39% -1.05% -1.34% -1.19% ... ... ...