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Credit card interest rates chart

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See key rates data from our weekly survey of card APRs covering 2007-2018

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Every week, the CreditCards.com editorial team gathers and publishes the annual percentage rates of new card offers from 100 of the most popular credit cards in our Weekly Rate Report. The chart below presents the historic credit card interest rates data we have gathered since mid-2007.

Use the tabs above the chart to switch between types of credit cards. Hover over any point on a line to see the date and exact rate.

See related: Guide to rising credit card interest rates

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Credit Card Rate Report Updated: April 21st, 2019
Business
15.32%
Airline
17.50%
Reward
17.56%
Cash Back
17.60%
Student
17.79%

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