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Economy > Financial sector > Exchange rates and prices > Inflation > Consumer prices > Annual %: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Inflation as measured by the consumer price index reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Zimbabwe 24,411.03% 2007
2 Seychelles 31.76% 2009
3 Venezuela 28.59% 2009
4 Ghana 19.25% 2009
5 Democratic Republic of the Congo 17.3% 2008
6 Ukraine 15.89% 2009
7 Pakistan 13.65% 2009
8 Zambia 13.4% 2009
9 Belarus 12.95% 2009
10 Uganda 12.72% 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 12.72% 2008
11 Tanzania 12.14% 2009
12 Iceland 12% 2009
13 Russia 11.65% 2009
14 Nepal 11.61% 2009
15 Nigeria 11.54% 2009
16 Sudan 11.25% 2009
17 Burundi 10.98% 2009
18 India 10.88% 2009
19 Papua New Guinea 10.76% 2008
20 Rwanda 10.36% 2009
21 Chad 9.95% 2009
22 Jamaica 9.57% 2009
Catholic countries average (profile) 9.25% 2008
23 Sierra Leone 9.25% 2009
24 Kenya 9.23% 2009
25 Madagascar 8.96% 2009
26 Namibia 8.78% 2009
South Asia average (profile) 8.58% 2009
27 Ethiopia 8.47% 2009
28 Malawi 8.42% 2009
29 Angola 8.1% 2009
30 Botswana 8.03% 2009
31 Costa Rica 7.84% 2009
32 Serbia and Montenegro 7.78% 2009
=33 Swaziland 7.31% 2009
=33 Kazakhstan 7.31% 2009
35 Lesotho 7.16% 2009
36 South Africa 7.13% 2009
37 Uruguay 7.1% 2009
38 Solomon Islands 7.09% 2009
39 Vietnam 7.05% 2009
40 Trinidad and Tobago 6.97% 2009
41 Kyrgyzstan 6.86% 2009
42 Equatorial Guinea 6.55% 2008
43 Tajikistan 6.45% 2009
44 Indonesia 6.38% 2009
45 Mongolia 6.28% 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) 6.27% 2009
46 Argentina 6.27% 2009
47 Samoa 6.26% 2009
48 Turkey 6.25% 2009
49 Liberia 5.85% 1989
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 5.81% 2009
50 Algeria 5.74% 2009
51 Romania 5.59% 2009
52 Honduras 5.49% 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 5.44% 2009
53 Bangladesh 5.42% 2009
54 Mexico 5.3% 2009
55 Ecuador 5.16% 2009
56 Saudi Arabia 5.07% 2009
57 Congo, Republic of the 5.04% 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) 5% 2009
58 Brazil 4.89% 2009
59 Vanuatu 4.83% 2008
60 Guinea 4.68% 2009
61 Iraq 4.61% 1978
62 The Gambia 4.55% 2009
63 Lithuania 4.45% 2009
64 Bhutan 4.36% 2009
65 Niger 4.31% 2009
66 Hungary 4.21% 2009
67 Colombia 4.2% 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4.18% 2009
68 Maldives 3.98% 2009
69 Kuwait 3.97% 2009
70 Oman 3.94% 2009
=71 Poland 3.83% 2009
=71 Tunisia 3.83% 2009
=73 Fiji 3.69% 2009
=73 Nicaragua 3.69% 2009
75 Barbados 3.64% 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 3.58% 2009
76 Latvia 3.53% 2009
77 Central African Republic 3.52% 2009
78 Sri Lanka 3.51% 2009
=79 Lebanon 3.41% 2009
=79 Armenia 3.41% 2009
81 Bolivia 3.35% 2009
82 Israel 3.33% 2009
83 Mozambique 3.25% 2009
84 Philippines 3.23% 2009
85 Cameroon 3.04% 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 3.03% 2009
86 Peru 2.94% 2009
87 Syria 2.92% 2009
88 Guyana 2.91% 2009
89 Bahrain 2.8% 2009
90 Bulgaria 2.75% 2009
91 Burkina Faso 2.61% 2009
92 Paraguay 2.59% 2009
93 Mauritius 2.55% 2009
94 Libya 2.46% 2009
Europe average (profile) 2.45% 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 2.42% 2009
95 Panama 2.41% 2009
96 Antigua and Barbuda 2.4% 2009
97 Croatia 2.38% 2009
98 Albania 2.23% 2009
99 Mauritania 2.22% 2009
=100 San Marino 2.2% 2009
=100 Mali 2.2% 2009
102 Norway 2.17% 2009
103 Benin 2.16% 2009
104 New Zealand 2.12% 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 2.09% 2009
105 Malta 2.09% 2009
106 The Bahamas 2.06% 2009
107 Togo 1.95% 2009
108 Gabon 1.89% 2009
109 Guatemala 1.86% 2009
110 Australia 1.82% 2009
111 Netherlands Antilles 1.75% 2009
112 Georgia 1.74% 2009
113 Djibouti 1.68% 2009
114 Slovakia 1.62% 2009
115 Burma 1.47% 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 1.44% 2009
116 Dominican Republic 1.44% 2009
117 Tonga 1.42% 2009
118 Azerbaijan 1.4% 2009
119 Denmark 1.33% 2009
120 Greece 1.21% 2009
121 Netherlands 1.19% 2009
European Union average (profile) 1.14% 2009
122 El Salvador 1.06% 2009
123 Czech Republic 1.04% 2009
=124 Cote d'Ivoire 1.03% 2009
=124 Brunei 1.03% 2009
126 Morocco 1% 2009
127 Cape Verde 0.98% 2009
128 Saint Lucia 0.95% 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) 0.896% 2009
129 Slovenia 0.86% 2009
130 Italy 0.77% 2009
131 East Timor 0.67% 2009
132 Singapore 0.6% 2009
133 Malaysia 0.58% 2009
134 Austria 0.49% 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 0.392% 2009
=135 Luxembourg 0.37% 2009
=135 Cyprus 0.37% 2009
137 Germany 0.31% 2009
138 Canada 0.3% 2009
139 France 0.08% 2009
140 Dominica 0.06% 2009
141 Laos 0.04% 2009
142 Finland 0.0 2009
143 Haiti -0.01% 2009
=144 Moldova -0.05% 2009
=144 Belgium -0.05% 2009
146 Estonia -0.08% 2009
147 Suriname -0.11% 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) -0.114% 2009
148 Sweden -0.28% 2009
149 United States -0.36% 2009
150 Bosnia and Herzegovina -0.37% 2009
151 Spain -0.4% 2009
152 Switzerland -0.48% 2009
153 United Kingdom -0.55% 2009
154 Cambodia -0.66% 2009
155 Jordan -0.68% 2009
156 China -0.7% 2009
157 Saint Kitts and Nevis -0.73% 2009
158 Portugal -0.83% 2009
159 Thailand -0.85% 2009
160 Senegal -1.05% 2009
161 Belize -1.08% 2009
162 Japan -1.35% 2009
163 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -1.62% 2009
164 Guinea-Bissau -1.65% 2009
165 Aruba -2.14% 2009
166 Grenada -2.35% 2009
167 Ireland -4.48% 2009
168 Qatar -4.86% 2009

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