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Economy > Inflation: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Consumer price index reflects changes 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.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 ZimbabweZimbabwe 293,318.02 2007
2 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 1,171.2 2008
3 TajikistanTajikistan 331.47 2009
4 VenezuelaVenezuela 228.03 2009
5 BurmaBurma 208.47 2009
6 EthiopiaEthiopia 206.22 2009
7 SeychellesSeychelles 189.4 2009
8 UkraineUkraine 178.6 2009
9 KenyaKenya 173.23 2009
10 GhanaGhana 170.66 2009
11 Sri LankaSri Lanka 161.55 2009
12 PakistanPakistan 158.74 2009
13 JamaicaJamaica 158.68 2009
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 158.54 2009
14 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 155.08 2008
15 AngolaAngola 154.84 2009
16 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 154.77 2009
17 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 154.76 2009
18 ZambiaZambia 153.82 2009
19 BurundiBurundi 153.42 2009
20 VietnamVietnam 153.29 2009
21 MongoliaMongolia 152.32 2009
22 RussiaRussia 152.32 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 152.14 2008
23 RwandaRwanda 151.33 2009
24 KazakhstanKazakhstan 151.21 2009
25 NicaraguaNicaragua 150.69 2009
26 BelarusBelarus 150.52 2009
27 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 150.45 2009
28 Costa RicaCosta Rica 149.11 2009
29 SudanSudan 147.19 2009
30 BotswanaBotswana 145.43 2009
31 MadagascarMadagascar 145.41 2009
32 MalawiMalawi 145.02 2009
33 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 144.6 2009
34 UgandaUganda 143.34 2009
35 MoldovaMoldova 142.83 2009
36 NigeriaNigeria 141.96 2009
37 TanzaniaTanzania 141.95 2009
38 CambodiaCambodia 141.9 2009
39 HaitiHaiti 141.73 2009
40 IcelandIceland 141.45 2009
41 NepalNepal 141.25 2009
42 TurkeyTurkey 141.04 2009
43 IndonesiaIndonesia 140.85 2009
44 SwazilandSwaziland 140.3 2009
45 LatviaLatvia 140.15 2009
46 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 140.08 2009
47 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 140.07 2009
48 MozambiqueMozambique 139.53 2009
49 ArgentinaArgentina 139.28 2009
50 QatarQatar 139.25 2009
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 138.13 2009
51 SyriaSyria 136.19 2009
52 LesothoLesotho 135.93 2009
53 SurinameSuriname 135.65 2009
54 IndiaIndia 135.2 2009
55 NamibiaNamibia 134.59 2009
56 BulgariaBulgaria 134.23 2009
57 ParaguayParaguay 133.92 2009
58 South AfricaSouth Africa 133.9 2009
59 BangladeshBangladesh 133.74 2009
60 BoliviaBolivia 133.57 2009
61 GeorgiaGeorgia 133.44 2009
62 MauritiusMauritius 133.37 2009
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 133.17 2009
63 GuyanaGuyana 133.16 2009
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 132.92 2009
64 UruguayUruguay 132.88 2009
65 HondurasHonduras 132.69 2009
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 131.87 2009
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 130.21 2009
66 GuatemalaGuatemala 130.02 2009
67 SamoaSamoa 129.73 2009
68 MaldivesMaldives 129.68 2009
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average 128.84 2009
69 IraqIraq 128.79 1978
Cold countries averageCold countries average 128.63 2009
70 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 128.16 2009
71 JordanJordan 127.82 2009
72 OmanOman 127.4 2009
73 RomaniaRomania 127.24 2009
74 LithuaniaLithuania 127.11 2009
75 LiberiaLiberia 126.76 1989
76 TongaTonga 126.24 2009
77 East TimorEast Timor 125.87 2009
Catholic countries averageCatholic countries average 125.34 2009
78 BarbadosBarbados 125.09 2009
79 MauritaniaMauritania 125.04 2009
80 KuwaitKuwait 124.99 2009
81 BhutanBhutan 124.83 2009
82 GuineaGuinea 123.93 2009
83 HungaryHungary 123.93 2009
84 DjiboutiDjibouti 123.65 2009
85 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 123.3 2009
86 PhilippinesPhilippines 123.27 2009
87 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 122.9 2009
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 122.77 2009
88 EstoniaEstonia 122.76 2009
89 ColombiaColombia 122.73 2009
90 LibyaLibya 121.9 2009
91 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 121.81 2009
92 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 121.41 2009
93 ArmeniaArmenia 121.03 2009
Europe averageEurope average 120.5 2009
94 LaosLaos 120.19 2009
95 EcuadorEcuador 120.13 2009
96 FijiFiji 119.99 2009
97 BrazilBrazil 119.66 2009
98 MexicoMexico 119.26 2009
99 ChadChad 119.26 2009
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 119.06 2009
100 Cape VerdeCape Verde 118.63 2009
101 PanamaPanama 118.45 2009
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 118.44 2009
102 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 117.64 2009
103 The GambiaThe Gambia 117.44 2009
104 TunisiaTunisia 117.43 2009
105 El SalvadorEl Salvador 117.32 2009
106 AlgeriaAlgeria 117.22 2009
NATO countries averageNATO average 116.61 2009
107 ArubaAruba 116.43 2009
108 NigerNiger 116.21 2009
109 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 115.93 2009
110 BeninBenin 115.93 2009
111 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 115.87 2009
112 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 115.56 2009
113 CroatiaCroatia 115.29 2009
114 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 115.28 2009
115 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 115.22 2009
116 CameroonCameroon 115.15 2009
117 San MarinoSan Marino 115.04 2009
118 MaliMali 114.89 2009
119 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 114.42 2008
120 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 114.38 2008
121 TogoTogo 114.36 2009
122 SlovakiaSlovakia 114.11 2009
European Union averageEuropean Union average 113.94 2009
123 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 113.4 2009
124 SenegalSenegal 113.13 2009
125 SloveniaSlovenia 113.12 2009
126 PeruPeru 113.05 2009
127 DominicaDominica 112.69 2009
128 AustraliaAustralia 112.58 2009
129 New ZealandNew Zealand 112.34 2009
130 BelizeBelize 112.24 2009
131 PolandPoland 112.17 2009
132 GrenadaGrenada 112.14 2009
133 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 112.13 2009
134 MalaysiaMalaysia 112.11 2009
135 BahrainBahrain 112.09 2009
136 GreeceGreece 111.93 2009
137 The BahamasThe Bahamas 111.92 2009
138 ThailandThailand 111.88 2009
139 ChinaChina 111.72 2009
Eurozone averageEurozone average 111.68 2009
140 AlbaniaAlbania 111.34 2009
141 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 111.28 2009
142 VanuatuVanuatu 111.2 2008
143 GabonGabon 111.06 2009
144 IsraelIsrael 110.92 2009
145 MaltaMalta 110.75 2009
146 SingaporeSingapore 110.52 2009
147 MoroccoMorocco 110.39 2009
148 SpainSpain 110.3 2009
149 European UnionEuropean Union 110.3 2009
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 110.3 2009
150 CyprusCyprus 110.24 2009
151 United StatesUnited States 109.85 2009
152 NorwayNorway 109.28 2009
153 LuxembourgLuxembourg 109.01 2009
154 DenmarkDenmark 108.58 2009
155 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 108.55 2009
156 FinlandFinland 108.35 2009
157 IrelandIreland 108.35 2009
158 ItalyItaly 108.27 2009
159 BelgiumBelgium 108.24 2009
160 AustriaAustria 107.52 2009
161 PortugalPortugal 107.47 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 107.12 2009
162 CanadaCanada 106.97 2009
163 GermanyGermany 106.97 2009
164 SwedenSweden 106.86 2009
165 NetherlandsNetherlands 106.58 2009
166 FranceFrance 106.19 2009
167 BruneiBrunei 104.3 2009
168 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 103.77 2009
169 LebanonLebanon 103.41 2009
170 JapanJapan 100.31 2009
171 ChileChile 100 2009

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"All countries compared for Economy > Inflation", International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Inflation

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Your infrastructure link (http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/eco_inf-economy-infrastructure) goes instead to a page on inflation

Posted on 24 Sep 2011

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