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Economy > Inflation > Inflation, consumer prices > Annual %: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Inflation, consumer prices (annual %). 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Zimbabwe 302.12% 2005
2 Democratic Republic of the Congo 85.07% 2010
3 Belarus 59.22% 2012
4 South Sudan 47.28% 2011
5 Sudan 37.39% 2012
6 Syria 36.7% 2012
7 Iran 27.34% 2012
8 Ethiopia 22.77% 2012
9 Malawi 21.27% 2012
10 Venezuela 21.07% 2012
11 Burundi 18.01% 2012
12 Yemen 17.29% 2012
13 Tanzania 16% 2012
14 Guinea 15.21% 2012
15 Mongolia 14.98% 2012
16 Uganda 14.02% 2012
17 Sierra Leone 12.87% 2012
failed states average (profile) 12.36% 2011
18 Nigeria 12.22% 2012
19 East Timor 11.8% 2012
20 Maldives 11.29% 2012
21 Bhutan 10.92% 2012
22 Sao Tome and Principe 10.41% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 10.39% 2012
23 Angola 10.29% 2012
24 Chad 10.25% 2012
25 Pakistan 9.69% 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 9.68% 2011
26 Nepal 9.45% 2012
27 Kenya 9.38% 2012
28 India 9.31% 2012
29 Trinidad and Tobago 9.26% 2012
30 Ghana 9.16% 2012
31 Vietnam 9.09% 2012
32 Swaziland 8.94% 2012
33 Algeria 8.89% 2012
34 Turkey 8.89% 2012
35 Argentina 8.83% 2007
South Asia average (profile) 8.67% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 8.67% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 8.26% 2012
36 Uruguay 8.1% 2012
37 Djibouti 7.88% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 7.77% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 7.75% 2012
38 Sri Lanka 7.54% 2012
39 Botswana 7.54% 2012
40 Solomon Islands 7.34% 2011
41 Serbia 7.33% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 7.32% 2012
42 Afghanistan 7.22% 2012
43 Nicaragua 7.19% 2012
44 Egypt 7.12% 2012
45 Seychelles 7.11% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 6.92% 2012
46 Jamaica 6.9% 2012
47 Liberia 6.83% 2012
48 Benin 6.75% 2012
49 Zambia 6.59% 2012
50 Namibia 6.54% 2012
51 Madagascar 6.36% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 6.35% 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 6.3% 2011
52 Haiti 6.28% 2012
53 Rwanda 6.27% 2012
54 Bangladesh 6.22% 2012
55 Equatorial Guinea 6.15% 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 6.12% 2010
56 Macau 6.11% 2012
57 Lesotho 6.1% 2012
58 Libya 6.07% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 6.03% 2012
59 Tajikistan 5.83% 2012
60 Iraq 5.8% 2011
61 Central African Republic 5.77% 2012
62 Hungary 5.71% 2012
63 Panama 5.7% 2012
64 Tunisia 5.5% 2012
65 Mali 5.43% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 5.42% 2012
66 South Africa 5.41% 2012
67 Brazil 5.4% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 5.21% 2012
68 Honduras 5.2% 2012
69 Iceland 5.19% 2012
70 Kazakhstan 5.11% 2012
71 Ecuador 5.1% 2012
72 Russia 5.07% 2012
73 Suriname 5.01% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 4.96% 2012
74 Mauritania 4.94% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 4.93% 2012
75 The Gambia 4.8% 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 4.78% 2012
76 Jordan 4.77% 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 4.7% 2012
77 Moldova 4.68% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 4.6% 2012
78 Bolivia 4.59% 2012
79 Barbados 4.53% 2012
80 Singapore 4.53% 2012
81 Costa Rica 4.5% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 4.47% 2012
82 Indonesia 4.28% 2012
83 Laos 4.26% 2012
84 Saint Lucia 4.18% 2012
85 Mexico 4.11% 2012
Europe average (profile) 4.08% 2012
86 Hong Kong 4.06% 2012
87 Lebanon 3.99% 2010
88 Estonia 3.93% 2012
89 Republic of the Congo 3.89% 2012
90 Mauritius 3.85% 2012
91 Burkina Faso 3.82% 2012
92 Guatemala 3.78% 2012
93 Dominican Republic 3.69% 2012
94 Paraguay 3.68% 2012
95 Peru 3.65% 2012
96 Slovakia 3.61% 2012
97 Poland 3.56% 2012
98 Croatia 3.42% 2012
99 Fiji 3.42% 2012
100 Antigua and Barbuda 3.38% 2012
101 Romania 3.33% 2012
102 Republic of Macedonia 3.32% 2012
103 Czech Republic 3.3% 2012
104 Montenegro 3.18% 2011
105 Colombia 3.18% 2012
106 Philippines 3.17% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 3.08% 2012
107 Lithuania 3.08% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 3.07% 2012
108 Italy 3.04% 2012
109 Thailand 3.01% 2012
110 Chile 3.01% 2012
111 Bulgaria 2.95% 2012
112 Cameroon 2.94% 2012
113 Cambodia 2.93% 2012
114 Kuwait 2.92% 2012
115 Oman 2.91% 2012
116 Saudi Arabia 2.89% 2012
117 Belgium 2.84% 2012
118 San Marino 2.83% 2012
119 United Kingdom 2.82% 2012
120 Finland 2.81% 2012
121 Portugal 2.77% 2012
European Union average (profile) 2.76% 2012
122 Bahrain 2.75% 2012
123 European Union 2.72% 2012
124 Kyrgyzstan 2.69% 2012
125 Luxembourg 2.66% 2012
126 Gabon 2.66% 2012
127 China 2.65% 2012
128 Togo 2.63% 2012
129 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2.6% 2012
130 Slovenia 2.6% 2012
131 Armenia 2.56% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 2.55% 2012
132 Cape Verde 2.54% 2012
133 Austria 2.49% 2012
134 Kosovo 2.48% 2012
135 Netherlands 2.45% 2012
136 Spain 2.45% 2012
137 Malta 2.42% 2012
138 Denmark 2.41% 2012
139 Grenada 2.41% 2012
140 Guyana 2.39% 2012
141 Cyprus 2.39% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 2.26% 2012
142 Latvia 2.25% 2012
143 Papua New Guinea 2.24% 2012
144 South Korea 2.21% 2012
145 Guinea-Bissau 2.13% 2012
146 Mozambique 2.09% 2012
147 United States 2.07% 2012
148 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2.05% 2012
149 Samoa 2.05% 2012
150 Albania 2.03% 2012
151 Germany 2.01% 2012
152 The Bahamas 1.99% 2012
153 France 1.96% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1.91% 2012
154 Qatar 1.87% 2012
155 Comoros 1.77% 2012
156 Australia 1.76% 2012
157 El Salvador 1.73% 2012
158 Israel 1.71% 2012
159 Ireland 1.69% 2012
160 Malaysia 1.66% 2012
161 Canada 1.52% 2012
162 Greece 1.5% 2012
163 Burma 1.47% 2012
164 Dominica 1.44% 2012
165 Senegal 1.42% 2012
166 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1.37% 2012
167 Vanuatu 1.36% 2012
168 Cote d'Ivoire 1.31% 2012
169 Belize 1.31% 2012
170 Morocco 1.28% 2012
171 Tonga 1.21% 2012
172 Azerbaijan 1.06% 2012
173 Sweden 0.888% 2012
174 New Zealand 0.883% 2012
175 United Arab Emirates 0.877% 2011
176 Norway 0.709% 2012
177 Aruba 0.564% 2012
178 Ukraine 0.556% 2012
179 Brunei 0.464% 2012
180 Niger 0.455% 2012
181 Japan -0.0334% 2012
182 Switzerland -0.667% 2012
183 Georgia -0.944% 2012

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