Real Interest Rate fell 9.96% to 4.36% in Zimbabwe in 2017

Real Interest Rate (%), 2017
Economy | Zimbabwe | May 17, 2019
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Real interest rate fell 9.96% to 4.36% in Zimbabwe in 2017, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, real interest rate in Zimbabwe reached an all time high of 1,158% in 2008 and an all time low of 0.338% in 2013. When compared to Zimbabwe's main peers, real interest rate in Botswana amounted to 3.61%, 13.3% in Mozambique, 4.58% in South Africa and 1.97% in Zambia in 2017.

Zimbabwe has been ranked 53rd within the group of 108 countries we follow in terms of real interest rate, 52 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

Real Interest Rate Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Angola % 12.6% 12.4% 21.1% -4.92% -5.55%
Botswana % 7.70% -2.60% 5.97% -4.16% 4.15%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 16.1% 17.5% 20.8% 14.1% -15.7%
Lesotho % 1.68% -2.23% 1.73% 11.4% 9.44%
Malawi % 14.7% 19.4% 19.8% 20.6% 22.1% ...
Mozambique % 12.0% 13.4% 6.77% 6.60% 18.8%
Namibia % 4.36% 0.483% 5.44% 1.39% 1.56%
South Africa % 2.21% 3.39% 4.04% 3.03% 4.85%
Swaziland % 1.85% 1.39% 3.29% 2.83% 8.07%
Tanzania % 5.65% 9.66% 7.91% 7.90% 14.7%
Zambia % -0.192% 5.82% 6.18% 1.72% 2.07%
Zimbabwe % ... ... ... 0.338% 9.74% 7.89% 4.85% 4.36%