EPF Interest Rate from 1952 to 2020, Calculate PF Interest at New Interest Rates

Presenting the EPF Interest rate from 1952 to 2020, Find the new announced Interest rates by EPF India for 2020-2021 financial year, and calculate your EPF balance on the new calculator as per your new monthly contribution by you and your employer…

EPF Interest Rate

  • The interest on the EPF is calculated on the opening balance of every month, and at the end of each year
  • EPF contribution of both the employee and employer were added monthly and the interest is calculated by EPF India on monthly basis on the opening balance of the current month or the closing balance of the previous month.
  • The total of each year can be calculated by summing up these values and credited to the EPF Member account after the last day of the preceding financial year.
  • Total EPF Interest amount shall rounded to nearest rupee.
Interest Rate of EPF Account since 1952 to 2021

EPF Interest Rate List from 1952

Financial Year Declared EPF Interest Rate in %
2020-20218.5
2019 2020 8.50
2018-19 8.65
2017-18 8.55
2016-17 8.65
2015-16 8.80%
2014-15 8.75%
2013-14 8.75%
2012-13 8.50%
2011-12 8.25%
2010-11 9.50%
2009-10 8.50%
2008-09 8.50%
2007-08 8.50%
2006-07 8.50%
2005-06 8.50%
2004-05 9.5% (@9% Interest plus 0.5% Golden Jubilee bonus interest)
2003-04 9.50%
2002-03 9.50%
2001-02 9.50%
2000-01 12% and 11% 12% (April- June, 2001) and 11% (July, 2001 onwards ) on monthly running balance.
1999-00 12%
1998-99 12%
1997-98 12%
1996-97 12%
1995-96 12%
1994-95 12%
1993-94 12%
1992-93 12%
1991-92 12%
1990-91 12%
1989-90 12%
1988-89 11.80%
1987-88 11.50%
1986-87 11%
1985-86 10.15%
1984-85 9.90%
1983-84 9.15%
1982-83 8.75%
1981-82 8.50%
1980-81 8.25%
1979-80 8.25%
1978-79 8.25% + 0.5% (Bonus for members who did not withdraw any amount from their EPF Account during  1976-1977 & 1977-1978)
1977-78 8%
1976-77 7.50%
1975-76 7%
1974-75 6.50%
1973-74 6%
1972-73 6%
1971-72 5.80%
1970-71 5.70%
1969-70 5.50%
1968-69 5.25%
1967-68 5%
1966-67 4.75%
1965-66 4.50%
1964-65 4.25%
1963-64 4%
1962-63 3.75%
1961-62 3.75%
1960-61 3.75%
1959-60 3.75%
1958-59 3.75%
1957-58 3.75%
1956-57 3.50%
1955-56 3.50%
1954-55 3%
1953-54 3%
1952-53 3%

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