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Inflation rate (consumer prices)

This page shows the value of the Inflation rate (consumer prices) information field for all countries in the Country Guide.

Notes on this field are available at the Information Field Notes page.

Afghanistan

NA%

Albania

0.5% (1999 est.)

Algeria

4.2% (1999 est.)

American Samoa

NA%

Andorra

1.62% (1998)

Angola

270% (1999 est.)

Anguilla

2.5% (1998 est.)

Antigua and Barbuda

1.6% (1999 est.)

Argentina

-2% (1999 est.)

Armenia

2.5% (1999)

Aruba

2% (1999 est.)

Australia

1.8% (1999 est.)

Austria

0.5% (1999)

Azerbaijan

-6.8% (1999 est.)

Bahamas, The

1.3% (1998)

Bahrain

0.5% (1998 est.)

Bangladesh

9% (FY98/99 est.)

Barbados

1.7% (1998)

Belarus

295% (1999 est.)

Belgium

1% (1999 est.)

Belize

-0.9% (1999 est.)

Benin

3% (1999 est.)

Bermuda

2% (1998 est.)

Bhutan

9% (1998)

Bolivia

2.1% (1999 est.)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

5% (1997 est.)

Botswana

7.7% (1999 est.)

Brazil

5% (1999)

British Virgin Islands

5.3% (1998)

Brunei

1% (1999 est.)

Bulgaria

6.2% (1999 est.)

Burkina Faso

2.5% (1999 est.)

Burundi

26% (1999 est.)

Cambodia

4.5% (1999 est.)

Cameroon

2.1% (1999 est.)

Canada

1.7% (1999)

Cape Verde

5% (1999)

Cayman Islands

3% (1998)

Central African Republic

2.6% (1999 est.)

Chad

12% (1998 est.)

Chile

3.4% (1999 est.)

China

-1.3% (1999 est.)

Christmas Island

NA%

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

NA%

Colombia

9.2% (1999)

Comoros

4% (1998)

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

46% (1999 est.)

Congo, Republic of the

4% (1999 est.)

Cook Islands

2.6% (1994 est.)

Costa Rica

10.8% (1999 est.)

Cote d'Ivoire

2.5% (1999 est.)

Croatia

4.4% (1999)

Cuba

0.3% (1999 est.)

Cyprus

Greek Cypriot area: 2.3% (1998 est.); Turkish Cypriot area: 66% (1998 est.)

Czech Republic

2.5% (1999 est.)

Denmark

2.5% (1999 est.)

Djibouti

0% (1999 est.)

Dominica

1.1% (1998)

Dominican Republic

5.1% (1999)

Ecuador

59.9% (1999 est.)

Egypt

3.7% (1999)

El Salvador

1.3% (1999 est.)

Equatorial Guinea

6% (1999 est.)

Eritrea

9% (1998 est.)

Estonia

3.7% (1999 est.)

Ethiopia

4% (1999 est.)

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

3.6% (1998)

Faroe Islands

2.8% (1996 est.)

Fiji

0% (1999 est.)

Finland

1% (1999 est.)

France

0.5% (1999 est.)

French Guiana

2.5% (1992)

French Polynesia

1.5% (1994)

Gabon

2.9% (1999 est.)

Gambia, The

2.5% (1999 est.)

Gaza Strip

5% (includes West Bank) (1999 est.)

Georgia

19% (1999 est.)

Germany

0.8% (1999 est.)

Ghana

12.8% (1999 est.)

Gibraltar

1.5% (1998)

Greece

2.6% (1999 est.)

Greenland

1.2% (1998 est.)

Grenada

1.3% (1998)

Guadeloupe

NA

Guam

4% (1992 est.)

Guatemala

6.8% (1999 est.)

Guernsey

4.7% (1997 est.)

Guinea

4.5% (1999 est.)

Guinea-Bissau

5.5% (1999)

Guyana

5.5% (1999 est.)

Haiti

9% (1999 est.)

Honduras

14% (1999 est.)

Hong Kong

-4% (1999 est.)

Hungary

10% (1999 est.)

Iceland

1.9% (1999 est.)

India

6.7% (1999 est.)

Indonesia

2% (1999 est.)

Iran

30% (1999 est.)

Iraq

135% (1999 est.)

Ireland

2.2% (1999)

Israel

1.3% (1999 est.)

Italy

1.7% (1999 est.)

Jamaica

9.4% (1999 est.)

Japan

-0.8% (1999 est.)

Jersey

4.7% (1998)

Jordan

3% (1999 est.)

Kazakhstan

8.3% (1999 est.)

Kenya

6% (1999 est.)

Kiribati

2% (1999 est.)

Korea, North

NA%

Korea, South

0.8% (1999 est.)

Kuwait

2% (1999 est.)

Kyrgyzstan

37% (1999 est.)

Laos

140% (1999 est.)

Latvia

3.2% (1999 est.)

Lebanon

4.5% (1999 est.)

Lesotho

8% (1998 est.)

Liberia

3% (1998 est.)

Libya

18% (1999 est.)

Liechtenstein

0.5% (1997 est.)

Lithuania

0.3% (1999 est.)

Luxembourg

1.1% (1999 est.)

Macau

-3% (1999 est.)

Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of

1% (1999 est.)

Madagascar

9.5% (1999 est.)

Malawi

45% (1999)

Malaysia

2.8% (1999)

Maldives

3% (1999 est.)

Mali

3% (1999 est.)

Malta

1.8% (1999 est.)

Man, Isle of

2% (1999 est.)

Marshall Islands

5% (1997)

Martinique

3.9% (1990)

Mauritania

9.8% (1998)

Mauritius

6.8% (1999)

Mayotte

NA%

Mexico

15% (1999 est.)

Micronesia, Federated States of

4% (1996 est.)

Moldova

38% (1999 est.)

Monaco

NA%

Mongolia

9.5% (1998)

Montserrat

5% (1998)

Morocco

1.9% (1999 est.)

Mozambique

4% (1999 est.)

Myanmar

38% (1999 est.)

Namibia

8.5% (1999)

Nauru

-3.6% (1993)

Nepal

11.8% (FY98/99 est.)

Netherlands

2.2% (1999 est.)

Netherlands Antilles

1.1% (1998)

New Caledonia

1.5% (1998 est.)

New Zealand

1.3% (1999 est.)

Nicaragua

12% (1999 est.)

Niger

4.8% (1999)

Nigeria

12.5% (1999 est.)

Niue

1% (1995)

Norfolk Island

NA%

Northern Mariana Islands

6.5% (1994 est.)

Norway

2.8% (1999 est.)

Oman

-0.07% (1999 est.)

Pakistan

6% (1999 est.)

Palau

NA%

Panama

1.5% (1999 est.)

Papua New Guinea

16.5% (1999 est.)

Paraguay

5% (1999)

Peru

5.5% (1999 est.)

Philippines

6.8% (1999)

Pitcairn Islands

NA%

Poland

8.4% (1999 est.)

Portugal

2.4% (1999 est.)

Puerto Rico

5.2% (1999 est.)

Qatar

2% (1999)

Reunion

NA%

Romania

44% (1999 est.)

Russia

86% (1999 est.)

Rwanda

10% (1998)

Saint Helena

NA%

Saint Kitts and Nevis

1% (1998 est.)

Saint Lucia

3.7% (1998 est.)

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

2.1% (1991-96 average)

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

2% (1999 est.)

Samoa

2.2% (1998 est.)

San Marino

2% (1997)

Sao Tome and Principe

10.5% (yearend 1999 est.)

Saudi Arabia

-1.2% (1999)

Senegal

2% (1999 est.)

Serbia and Montenegro

42% (1999 est.)

Seychelles

3% (1999)

Sierra Leone

30% (1999 est.)

Singapore

0.4% (1999)

Slovakia

14% (1999 est.)

Slovenia

6.3% (1999 est.)

Solomon Islands

10% (1999 est.)

Somalia

NA%

South Africa

5.5% (1999 est.)

Spain

2.3% (1999 est.)

Sri Lanka

6% (1999 est.)

Sudan

20% (1999 est.)

Suriname

170% (1999 est.)

Svalbard

NA%

Swaziland

6% (1999 est.)

Sweden

0.4% (1999 est.)

Switzerland

1% (1999 est.)

Syria

2.3% (1999 est.)

Taiwan

0.4% (1999 est.)

Tajikistan

22% (1999 est.)

Tanzania

8.8% (1999 est.)

Thailand

2.4% (1999 est.)

Togo

3% (1999 est.)

Tokelau

NA%

Tonga

3.2% (1998 est.)

Trinidad and Tobago

3.5% (1999 est.)

Tunisia

2.7% (1999 est.)

Turkey

65% (1999 est.)

Turkmenistan

30% (1999 est.)

Turks and Caicos Islands

4% (1995)

Tuvalu

3.9% (average 1985-93)

Uganda

7% (1999)

Ukraine

20% (1999 est.)

United Arab Emirates

4% (1999 est.)

United Kingdom

2.3% (1999)

United States

2.2% (1999)

Uruguay

4% (1999 est.)

Uzbekistan

29% (1999 est.)

Vanuatu

3.9% (1998 est.)

Venezuela

20% (1999)

Vietnam

4% (1999 est.)

Virgin Islands

NA%

Wallis and Futuna

NA%

West Bank

5% (includes Gaza Strip) (1999 est.)

Western Sahara

NA%

World

all countries 25%; developed countries 1% to 3% typically; developing countries 5% to 60% typically (1999 est.) (Note: national inflation rates vary widely in individual cases, from stable prices in Japan to hyperinflation in a number of Third World countries)

Yemen

10% (1999 est.)

Zambia

27.4% (1999 est.)

Zimbabwe

59% (1999 est.)
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