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Data presentation - Summary description

The LTIR database contains statistics on interest rates for Member States that joined the EU, and a limited set of capital and money market interest rate statistics for EU candidate and Potential Candidate Countries. 

The data on Long-term Interest Rates for member-states that joined the EU prior 2001 are provided by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).


The domain of Interest Rate Statistics contains

  • the national central bank’s official rates, 
  • money market interest rates, 
  • capital market interest rates.

The database includes country level time series denominated in national currency and expressed in percentage per annum. 

Methodological information
Time period


Statistical concepts and definitions

For information about the naming convention (series key dimensions and metadata), refer to the IRS underlying DSD (ECB_IRS1) maintained by the ECB.

Administrative Information

IRS - Long-term interest rate statistics

Data source

EU member-states and Bank for International Settlements (BIS).

Technical Information

Download the series catalogue containing a full list of series and associated metadata of the dataset IRS in CSV format (zipped)

Dataset last update
15 May 2024 10:00 CEST
Metadata last update
10 November 2022 11:04 CET