Real Interest Rate fell to 2.86% in Sierra Leone in 2017

Real Interest Rate (%)
Economy | Sierra Leone | May 17, 2019
$2.99
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Real interest rate reached 16.0 % in 2016 in Sierra Leone, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 459 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, real interest rate in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 27.1 % in 2002 and an all time low of -51.6 % in 1987. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, real interest rate in Burkina Faso amounted to 6.48 %, 8.33 % in Liberia and 3.88 % in Mali in 2016.

Sierra Leone has been ranked 14th within the group of 133 countries we follow in terms of real interest rate, 5 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
Algeria % -8.66% 0.483% 8.07% 8.31% 15.5%
Burkina Faso % -1.36% -0.742% 7.58% 6.00% 8.49%
Ghana % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Guinea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Ivory Coast % 3.56% 1.83% 1.52% 1.38% 1.99%
Liberia % 2.55% 8.04% 9.45% 11.5% 12.4% ...
Mali % -6.15% 0.415% 4.55% 4.04% 2.01%
Mauritania % 0.946% 15.9% 13.6% 28.8% 23.0%
Niger % 0.826% 0.251% 3.69% 5.46% 4.58%
Senegal % 1.66% 2.36% 5.18% 7.62% 4.04%
Sierra Leone % 3.09% 8.00% 12.8% 17.3% -0.113%