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Economy > Consumer price index: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Consumer price index reflects changes in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a fixed basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used.
2000 = 100.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Angola 1,845.91% 2005
2 Democratic Republic of the Congo 813.59% 2005
3 Zimbabwe 424.26% 2002
4 Belarus 384.31% 2005
5 Lebanon 331.36% 1994
6 Turkey 329.47% 2005
7 Burma 297.05% 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 286.72% 2004
8 Venezuela 254.96% 2005
9 Zambia 251.45% 2005
10 Ghana 250.62% 2005
11 Haiti 248.29% 2005
12 Suriname 238.04% 2005
13 Romania 231.6% 2005
14 Dominican Republic 230.43% 2005
15 Nigeria 207.54% 2005
16 Russia 199.77% 2005
17 Malawi 198.4% 2005
18 Iran 192.89% 2005
19 Ecuador 175.86% 2005
20 Mozambique 174.41% 2005
21 Costa Rica 169.85% 2005
22 Jamaica 165.58% 2005
23 Madagascar 165.17% 2005
24 Moldova 164.4% 2005
25 Laos 163.06% 2005
26 Uruguay 162.28% 2005
27 Argentina 161.72% 2005
28 Tonga 160.41% 2005
29 Sri Lanka 159.68% 2005
30 Afghanistan 156.66% 1991
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 156.48% 2005
31 The Gambia 156.39% 2005
32 Indonesia 156.03% 2005
33 Brazil 151.42% 2005
34 Paraguay 150.87% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 149.72% 2005
35 Honduras 149.6% 2005
36 Solomon Islands 148.11% 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 147.1% 2005
37 Ukraine 146.9% 2005
38 Burundi 146.11% 2005
39 Kenya 145.79% 2005
40 Papua New Guinea 145.63% 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 145.61% 2005
41 Sudan 145.21% 2005
42 Guatemala 142.8% 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 142.63% 2002
43 Mauritania 141.57% 2005
44 Kazakhstan 140.35% 2005
45 Lesotho 140.15% 2005
46 Nicaragua 139.3% 2005
47 Yemen 139.21% 2003
48 Swaziland 138% 2005
49 Rwanda 137.95% 2005
50 Colombia 136.85% 2005
51 Sierra Leone 135.93% 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 135.43% 2005
Europe average (profile) 135.22% 2005
52 Samoa 133.09% 2005
53 Hungary 133.02% 2005
54 Slovakia 132.98% 2005
55 Georgia 132.43% 2005
56 Equatorial Guinea 130.98% 2004
57 Liberia 130.64% 1989
58 Slovenia 130.6% 2005
59 Bangladesh 130.16% 2005
60 Philippines 129.81% 2005
61 Bulgaria 129.63% 2005
62 Mongolia 129.47% 2005
63 Iraq 128.79% 1978
NATO countries average (profile) 128.75% 2005
64 Pakistan 128.49% 2005
65 Egypt 128.13% 2005
66 South Africa 128.05% 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 127.54% 2005
67 Guyana 127.53% 2005
68 Mexico 127.15% 2005
69 Ethiopia 126.59% 2005
70 Trinidad and Tobago 126.49% 2005
South Asia average (profile) 124.83% 2005
71 Azerbaijan 124.63% 2005
72 Vietnam 124.38% 2005
73 Djibouti 122.98% 1987
74 Nepal 122.88% 2005
75 Uganda 122.51% 2005
76 Iceland 122.28% 2005
77 Kyrgyzstan 122.17% 2005
78 Latvia 121.91% 2005
79 India 121.54% 2005
80 Mauritius 121.49% 2005
81 Qatar 120.84% 2005
European Union average (profile) 119.89% 2005
82 Tanzania 119.45% 2005
83 Bhutan 119.14% 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 119.13% 2005
84 Estonia 119.04% 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 119% 2003
85 Ireland 118.89% 2005
86 Chad 118.65% 2005
87 Greece 118.15% 2005
88 El Salvador 118.02% 2005
89 South Korea 117.83% 2005
90 Armenia 117.5% 2005
91 Spain 117.16% 2005
92 Cote d'Ivoire 117.11% 2005
93 Albania 116.91% 2005
94 Portugal 116.9% 2005
95 Botswana 116.83% 2005
96 Aruba 116.79% 2005
97 Bolivia 116.63% 2005
98 Australia 116.1% 2005
99 Burkina Faso 116.03% 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 115.96% 2005
100 Fiji 115.21% 2005
101 Benin 114.96% 2005
102 Seychelles 114.9% 2005
103 Poland 114.58% 2005
104 Cyprus 114.53% 2005
105 Croatia 114.35% 2005
106 Algeria 114.14% 2005
107 Namibia 114.12% 2005
108 Cambodia 114.03% 2005
109 Tunisia 113.76% 2005
110 Togo 113.73% 2005
111 Chile 113.65% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 113.65% 2005
112 Niger 113.5% 2005
113 United States 113.41% 2005
114 Belize 113.34% 2005
115 Netherlands 113.07% 2005
116 New Zealand 113.01% 2005
117 Congo, Republic of the 112.83% 2005
118 Malta 112.82% 2005
119 United Kingdom 112.76% 2005
120 Italy 112.71% 2005
121 Jordan 112.67% 2005
122 Mali 112.37% 2005
123 Barbados 112.26% 2005
124 Canada 112.16% 2005
125 Luxembourg 112.05% 2005
126 Saint Lucia 111.99% 2005
127 Thailand 111.85% 2005
128 Czech Republic 111.73% 2005
129 Central African Republic 111.49% 2005
130 Belgium 111.04% 2005
131 Saint Kitts and Nevis 110.98% 2005
132 Austria 110.6% 2005
133 Cameroon 110.48% 2005
134 Vanuatu 110.45% 2004
135 France 110.4% 2005
136 Denmark 110.22% 2005
137 Peru 110.06% 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 109.72% 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 109.65% 2005
138 The Bahamas 109.63% 2005
139 Netherlands Antilles 109.31% 2005
140 Norway 109.06% 2005
141 Malaysia 108.99% 2005
142 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 108.81% 2005
143 Kuwait 108.78% 2005
144 Israel 108.54% 2005
145 Maldives 108.47% 2005
146 Germany 108.28% 2005
147 Dominica 107.69% 2005
148 Senegal 107.68% 2005
149 Sweden 107.51% 2005
150 Guinea-Bissau 107.39% 2005
151 Morocco 107.25% 2005
152 China 106.78% 2005
153 Finland 106.19% 2005
154 Panama 105.14% 2005
155 Cape Verde 104.97% 2005
=156 Bahrain 104.86% 2005
=156 Gabon 104.86% 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 104.53% 2002
158 Switzerland 104.32% 2005
159 Lithuania 104.3% 2005
160 Syria 104% 2002
161 Singapore 103.27% 2005
162 Grenada 102.76% 2002
163 Saudi Arabia 100.74% 2005
164 Brunei 100.57% 2005
=165 San Marino 100% 2003
=165 Antigua and Barbuda 100% 1985
167 Oman 99.43% 2005
168 Macau 99.03% 2005
169 Japan 97.83% 2005
170 Hong Kong 93.39% 2005
171 Libya 78.68% 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Economy > Consumer price index. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Consumer-price-index

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Interesting observations about Economy > Consumer price index

  • Angola ranked first for consumer price index amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Zimbabwe ranked first for consumer price index amongst Former British colonies in 2002.
  • Turkey ranked first for consumer price index amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Romania ranked first for consumer price index amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Lebanon ranked first for consumer price index amongst Muslim countries in 1994.
  • Slovakia ranked first for consumer price index amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • Belarus ranked first for consumer price index amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo ranked second for consumer price index amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Venezuela ranked first for consumer price index amongst Catholic countries in 2005.
  • United States ranked first for consumer price index amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
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