PPF Interest Rate History Since its Inception in 1968

Here is the PPF interest rate history since its launch by Ministry of Finance in 1968. Please note that PPF interest rates are 0.25% higher than the average yield of 10 year government bond. Prior to 2016, PPF interest rates were revised annually. But after 2016, PPF interest rates are revised quarterly.

PPF interest rate history
Year Rate of interest (p.a.)
Oct, 2018 – Dec, 2018 Yet to declare
Jan, 2018 – Sep, 2018 7.6%
Jul, 2017 – Dec, 2017 7.8%
Apr, 2017 – Jun, 2017 7.9%
Oct, 2016 – Mar, 2017 8.0%
Apr, 2016 – Sep, 2016 8.1%
Apr, 2013 – Mar, 2016 8.7%
Apr, 2012 – Mar, 2013 8.8%
Dec 2011 – Mar 2012 8.6%
Mar, 2003 – Nov 2011 8%
Mar, 2002 – Feb 2003 9%
Mar 2001 – Feb, 2002 9.5%
Jan, 2000 – Feb, 2001 11%
Apr, 1986 – Jan, 2000 12%
Apr, 1985 – Mar, 1986 10%
Apr, 1984 – Mar, 1985 9.5%
Apr, 1983 – Mar, 1984 9%
Apr, 1981 – Mar, 1983 8.5%
Apr, 1980 – Mar, 1981 8%
Apr, 1977 – Mar, 1980 7.5%
Aug, 1974 – Mar, 1977 7%
Apr, 1974 – Jul, 1974 5.8%
Apr, 1973 – Mar, 1974 5.3%
Apr, 1970 – Mar, 1973 5%
Apr, 1968 – Mar, 1970 4.8%

We hope this complied data regarding PPF interest rate history will help you making decision regarding investment in PPF.

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