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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 Zimbabwe 293,318.02 2007
2 Sao Tome and Principe 1,171.2 2008
3 Tajikistan 331.47 2009
4 Venezuela 228.03 2009
5 Burma 208.47 2009
6 Ethiopia 206.22 2009
7 Seychelles 189.4 2009
8 Ukraine 178.6 2009
9 Kenya 173.23 2009
10 Ghana 170.66 2009
11 Sri Lanka 161.55 2009
12 Pakistan 158.74 2009
13 Jamaica 158.68 2009
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 158.54 2009
14 Democratic Republic of the Congo 155.08 2008
15 Angola 154.84 2009
16 Azerbaijan 154.77 2009
17 Kyrgyzstan 154.76 2009
18 Zambia 153.82 2009
19 Burundi 153.42 2009
20 Vietnam 153.29 2009
=21 Mongolia 152.32 2009
=21 Russia 152.32 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 152.14 2008
23 Rwanda 151.33 2009
24 Kazakhstan 151.21 2009
25 Nicaragua 150.69 2009
26 Belarus 150.52 2009
27 Solomon Islands 150.45 2009
28 Costa Rica 149.11 2009
29 Sudan 147.19 2009
30 Botswana 145.43 2009
31 Madagascar 145.41 2009
32 Malawi 145.02 2009
33 Serbia and Montenegro 144.6 2009
34 Uganda 143.34 2009
35 Moldova 142.83 2009
36 Nigeria 141.96 2009
37 Tanzania 141.95 2009
38 Cambodia 141.9 2009
39 Haiti 141.73 2009
40 Iceland 141.45 2009
41 Nepal 141.25 2009
42 Turkey 141.04 2009
43 Indonesia 140.85 2009
44 Swaziland 140.3 2009
45 Latvia 140.15 2009
46 Sierra Leone 140.08 2009
47 Trinidad and Tobago 140.07 2009
48 Mozambique 139.53 2009
49 Argentina 139.28 2009
50 Qatar 139.25 2009
South Asia average (profile) 138.13 2009
51 Syria 136.19 2009
52 Lesotho 135.93 2009
53 Suriname 135.65 2009
54 India 135.2 2009
55 Namibia 134.59 2009
56 Bulgaria 134.23 2009
57 Paraguay 133.92 2009
58 South Africa 133.9 2009
59 Bangladesh 133.74 2009
60 Bolivia 133.57 2009
61 Georgia 133.44 2009
62 Mauritius 133.37 2009
Emerging markets average (profile) 133.17 2009
63 Guyana 133.16 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 132.92 2009
64 Uruguay 132.88 2009
65 Honduras 132.69 2009
Former British colonies average (profile) 131.87 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 130.21 2009
66 Guatemala 130.02 2009
67 Samoa 129.73 2009
68 Maldives 129.68 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 128.84 2009
69 Iraq 128.79 1978
Cold countries average (profile) 128.63 2009
70 Dominican Republic 128.16 2009
71 Jordan 127.82 2009
72 Oman 127.4 2009
73 Romania 127.24 2009
74 Lithuania 127.11 2009
75 Liberia 126.76 1989
76 Tonga 126.24 2009
77 East Timor 125.87 2009
Catholic countries average (profile) 125.34 2009
78 Barbados 125.09 2009
79 Mauritania 125.04 2009
80 Kuwait 124.99 2009
81 Bhutan 124.83 2009
=82 Guinea 123.93 2009
=82 Hungary 123.93 2009
84 Djibouti 123.65 2009
85 Congo, Republic of the 123.3 2009
86 Philippines 123.27 2009
87 Saudi Arabia 122.9 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 122.77 2009
88 Estonia 122.76 2009
89 Colombia 122.73 2009
90 Libya 121.9 2009
91 Central African Republic 121.81 2009
92 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 121.41 2009
93 Armenia 121.03 2009
Europe average (profile) 120.5 2009
94 Laos 120.19 2009
95 Ecuador 120.13 2009
96 Fiji 119.99 2009
97 Brazil 119.66 2009
=98 Mexico 119.26 2009
=98 Chad 119.26 2009
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 119.06 2009
100 Cape Verde 118.63 2009
101 Panama 118.45 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 118.44 2009
102 Saint Kitts and Nevis 117.64 2009
103 The Gambia 117.44 2009
104 Tunisia 117.43 2009
105 El Salvador 117.32 2009
106 Algeria 117.22 2009
NATO countries average (profile) 116.61 2009
107 Aruba 116.43 2009
108 Niger 116.21 2009
=109 Burkina Faso 115.93 2009
=109 Benin 115.93 2009
111 Guinea-Bissau 115.87 2009
112 Netherlands Antilles 115.56 2009
113 Croatia 115.29 2009
114 Bosnia and Herzegovina 115.28 2009
115 Saint Lucia 115.22 2009
116 Cameroon 115.15 2009
117 San Marino 115.04 2009
118 Mali 114.89 2009
119 Papua New Guinea 114.42 2008
120 Equatorial Guinea 114.38 2008
121 Togo 114.36 2009
122 Slovakia 114.11 2009
European Union average (profile) 113.94 2009
123 Czech Republic 113.4 2009
124 Senegal 113.13 2009
125 Slovenia 113.12 2009
126 Peru 113.05 2009
127 Dominica 112.69 2009
128 Australia 112.58 2009
129 New Zealand 112.34 2009
130 Belize 112.24 2009
131 Poland 112.17 2009
132 Grenada 112.14 2009
133 Cote d'Ivoire 112.13 2009
134 Malaysia 112.11 2009
135 Bahrain 112.09 2009
136 Greece 111.93 2009
137 The Bahamas 111.92 2009
138 Thailand 111.88 2009
139 China 111.72 2009
Eurozone average (profile) 111.68 2009
140 Albania 111.34 2009
141 United Kingdom 111.28 2009
142 Vanuatu 111.2 2008
143 Gabon 111.06 2009
144 Israel 110.92 2009
145 Malta 110.75 2009
146 Singapore 110.52 2009
147 Morocco 110.39 2009
=148 Spain 110.3 2009
=148 European Union 110.3 2009
High income OECD countries average (profile) 110.3 2009
150 Cyprus 110.24 2009
151 United States 109.85 2009
152 Norway 109.28 2009
153 Luxembourg 109.01 2009
154 Denmark 108.58 2009
155 Antigua and Barbuda 108.55 2009
=156 Finland 108.35 2009
=156 Ireland 108.35 2009
158 Italy 108.27 2009
159 Belgium 108.24 2009
160 Austria 107.52 2009
161 Portugal 107.47 2009
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 107.12 2009
=162 Canada 106.97 2009
=162 Germany 106.97 2009
164 Sweden 106.86 2009
165 Netherlands 106.58 2009
166 France 106.19 2009
167 Brunei 104.3 2009
168 Switzerland 103.77 2009
169 Lebanon 103.41 2009
170 Japan 100.31 2009
171 Chile 100 2009

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"Countries Compared by Economy > Inflation. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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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Posted on 24 Sep 2011

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