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Economy > 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 fixed 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 140.08% 2002
2 Afghanistan 56.66% 1991
3 Suriname 22.97% 2003
4 Angola 22.96% 2005
5 Democratic Republic of the Congo 21.32% 2005
6 Madagascar 18.51% 2005
7 Zambia 18.32% 2005
8 Venezuela 15.95% 2005
9 Haiti 15.73% 2005
10 Malawi 15.41% 2005
11 Jamaica 15.3% 2005
12 Ghana 15.12% 2005
13 Costa Rica 13.8% 2005
14 Ukraine 13.52% 2005
15 Nigeria 13.51% 2005
16 Iran 13.43% 2005
17 Moldova 13.11% 2005
18 Burundi 13.02% 2005
19 Russia 12.69% 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 12.13% 2004
20 Mauritania 12.13% 2005
21 Sierra Leone 12.05% 2005
22 Sri Lanka 11.64% 2005
23 Ethiopia 11.61% 2005
24 Yemen 10.83% 2003
25 Indonesia 10.45% 2005
26 Belarus 10.34% 2005
27 Kenya 10.31% 2005
28 Argentina 9.64% 2005
29 Azerbaijan 9.48% 2005
30 Nicaragua 9.42% 2005
31 Burma 9.37% 2005
32 Rwanda 9.13% 2005
33 Liberia 9.09% 1989
34 Pakistan 9.06% 2005
35 Romania 8.99% 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 8.92% 2003
36 Mongolia 8.86% 2005
=37 Qatar 8.81% 2005
=37 Honduras 8.81% 2005
39 Tanzania 8.63% 2005
40 Botswana 8.6% 2005
41 Sudan 8.5% 2005
42 Guatemala 8.42% 2005
43 Tonga 8.32% 2005
44 Vietnam 8.25% 2005
45 Georgia 8.23% 2005
46 Turkey 8.18% 2005
47 Uganda 8.15% 2005
48 Chad 7.89% 2005
49 Niger 7.8% 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 7.79% 2005
50 Philippines 7.64% 2005
51 Kazakhstan 7.58% 2005
=52 Solomon Islands 7.17% 2005
=52 Laos 7.17% 2005
=52 Mozambique 7.17% 2005
55 Bangladesh 7.04% 2005
56 Trinidad and Tobago 6.89% 2005
57 Brazil 6.87% 2005
58 Nepal 6.84% 2005
=59 Lebanon 6.8% 1994
=59 Togo 6.8% 2005
61 Paraguay 6.79% 2005
62 Latvia 6.76% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 6.6% 2005
63 Burkina Faso 6.42% 2005
South Asia average (profile) 6.41% 2005
64 Mali 6.4% 2005
65 Guyana 6.34% 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 6.32% 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 6.21% 2005
66 Barbados 6.06% 2005
67 Cambodia 5.65% 2005
68 Bolivia 5.4% 2005
69 Benin 5.36% 2005
70 Bhutan 5.29% 2005
71 Congo, Republic of the 5.28% 2005
72 Colombia 5.05% 2005
73 Bulgaria 5.04% 2005
74 Mauritius 4.91% 2005
75 Egypt 4.87% 2005
76 Swaziland 4.77% 2005
77 Uruguay 4.7% 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 4.69% 2002
78 El Salvador 4.69% 2005
79 Iraq 4.61% 1978
80 Thailand 4.54% 2005
81 Macau 4.4% 2005
82 Kyrgyzstan 4.35% 2005
83 India 4.25% 2005
84 Equatorial Guinea 4.23% 2004
85 Dominican Republic 4.19% 2005
Europe average (profile) 4.18% 2005
86 Iceland 4.16% 2005
87 Kuwait 4.12% 2005
=88 Estonia 4.09% 2005
=88 Djibouti 4.09% 1987
90 Mexico 3.99% 2005
91 Saint Lucia 3.91% 2005
92 Cote d'Ivoire 3.89% 2005
93 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3.74% 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 3.72% 2005
94 Belize 3.64% 2005
95 Greece 3.56% 2005
96 Hungary 3.55% 2005
97 Jordan 3.49% 2005
98 Lesotho 3.44% 2005
=99 Aruba 3.4% 2005
=99 South Africa 3.4% 2005
101 United States 3.39% 2005
102 Netherlands Antilles 3.38% 2005
103 Spain 3.37% 2005
104 Croatia 3.34% 2005
105 Guinea-Bissau 3.33% 2005
106 Maldives 3.29% 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 3.28% 2005
107 Panama 3.26% 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 3.17% 2005
108 The Gambia 3.17% 2005
109 Chile 3.05% 2005
110 New Zealand 3.04% 2005
111 Malta 3.01% 2005
112 Malaysia 2.96% 2005
European Union average (profile) 2.92% 2005
113 Central African Republic 2.88% 2005
114 United Kingdom 2.83% 2005
115 Belgium 2.78% 2005
116 South Korea 2.73% 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 2.72% 2005
117 Slovakia 2.71% 2005
118 Australia 2.67% 2005
119 Lithuania 2.66% 2005
120 Bahrain 2.59% 2005
121 Cyprus 2.56% 2005
122 Luxembourg 2.49% 2005
123 Slovenia 2.48% 2005
124 Ireland 2.43% 2005
125 Ecuador 2.41% 2005
=126 Fiji 2.37% 2005
=126 Albania 2.37% 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 2.33% 2002
128 Austria 2.3% 2005
129 Portugal 2.29% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 2.28% 2005
130 Namibia 2.26% 2005
131 Canada 2.23% 2005
132 Dominica 2.18% 2005
133 Poland 2.11% 2005
134 Tunisia 2.02% 2005
135 Cameroon 2.01% 2005
136 Italy 1.99% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1.98% 2005
137 Germany 1.95% 2005
=138 Samoa 1.85% 2005
=138 Czech Republic 1.85% 2005
140 China 1.82% 2005
141 Denmark 1.81% 2005
142 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1.8% 2005
143 France 1.74% 2005
=144 Senegal 1.7% 2005
=144 Papua New Guinea 1.7% 2005
146 Netherlands 1.66% 2005
147 Algeria 1.64% 2005
148 Peru 1.62% 2005
149 The Bahamas 1.59% 2005
150 Norway 1.52% 2005
151 Vanuatu 1.44% 2004
152 Israel 1.33% 2005
=153 Oman 1.22% 2005
=153 Brunei 1.22% 2005
155 Switzerland 1.17% 2005
156 Grenada 1.07% 2002
157 Antigua and Barbuda 1.02% 1985
158 Morocco 0.98% 2005
159 Syria 0.97% 2002
160 Hong Kong 0.91% 2005
161 Seychelles 0.88% 2005
162 Finland 0.86% 2005
163 Saudi Arabia 0.72% 2005
164 Armenia 0.64% 2005
165 Singapore 0.47% 2005
166 Sweden 0.45% 2005
167 Cape Verde 0.42% 2005
168 Gabon -0.01% 2005
169 Japan -0.27% 2005
170 Libya -2.21% 2004

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