FIELD LISTING :: INFLATION RATE (CONSUMER PRICES)
This entry furnishes the annual percent change in consumer prices compared with the previous year's consumer prices.


Country Comparison to the World

CountryINFLATION RATE (CONSUMER PRICES)(%)
Afghanistan 6% (2017 est.)
4.4% (2016 est.)
Albania 2.1% (2017 est.)
1.3% (2016 est.)
Algeria 5.5% (2017 est.)
6.4% (2016 est.)
American Samoa 2.1% (2013 est.)
3.5% (2012 est.)
Andorra -0.9% (2015 est.)
-0.1% (2014 est.)
Angola 30.9% (2017 est.)
32.4% (2016 est.)
Anguilla 2.1% (2017 est.)
-0.6% (2016 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda 2.4% (2017 est.)
-0.5% (2016 est.)
Argentina 26.9% (2017 est.)
26.5% (2015 est.)
note: data are derived from private estimates
Armenia 1.9% (2017 est.)
-1.4% (2016 est.)
Aruba -0.1% (2017 est.)
-0.9% (2016 est.)
Australia 2% (2017 est.)
1.3% (2016 est.)
Austria 1.6% (2017 est.)
1% (2016 est.)
Azerbaijan 12% (2017 est.)
12.4% (2016 est.)
Bahamas, The 2.4% (2017 est.)
0.8% (2016 est.)
Bahrain 0.9% (2017 est.)
2.8% (2016 est.)
Bangladesh 5.7% (2017 est.)
5.7% (2016 est.)
Barbados 5% (2017 est.)
1.3% (2016 est.)
Belarus 8% (2017 est.)
11.8% (2016 est.)
Belgium 2.2% (2017 est.)
1.8% (2016 est.)
Belize 1.8% (2017 est.)
0.6% (2016 est.)
Benin 2% (2017 est.)
-0.8% (2016 est.)
Bermuda 1.6% (2017 est.)
1.4% (2016 est.)
Bhutan 3.5% (2017 est.)
3.9% (2016 est.)
Bolivia 3.2% (2017 est.)
3.6% (2016 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.8% (2017 est.)
-1.1% (2016 est.)
Botswana 3.7% (2017 est.)
2.8% (2016 est.)
Brazil 3.7% (2017 est.)
8.7% (2016 est.)
British Virgin Islands 2.5% (2017 est.)
1.1% (2016 est.)
Brunei -0.2% (2017 est.)
-0.7% (2016 est.)
Bulgaria 1.1% (2017 est.)
-1.3% (2016 est.)
Burkina Faso 1.5% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)
Burma 6.5% (2017 est.)
6.8% (2016 est.)
Burundi 18% (2017 est.)
5.5% (2016 est.)
Cabo Verde 1% (2017 est.)
-1.4% (2016 est.)
Cambodia 3.7% (2017 est.)
3% (2016 est.)
Cameroon 0.7% (2017 est.)
0.9% (2016 est.)
Canada 1.6% (2017 est.)
1.4% (2016 est.)
Cayman Islands 1% (2017 est.)
-0.6% (2016 est.)
Central African Republic 3.8% (2017 est.)
4.6% (2016 est.)
Chad 0.2% (2017 est.)
-1.1% (2016 est.)
Chile 2.3% (2017 est.)
3.8% (2016 est.)
China 1.8% (2017 est.)
2% (2016 est.)
Colombia 4.3% (2017 est.)
7.5% (2016 est.)
Comoros 2% (2017 est.)
1.8% (2016 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 41.7% (2017 est.)
18.2% (2016 est.)
Congo, Republic of the -0.4% (2017 est.)
3.6% (2016 est.)
Cook Islands 2.2% (2011 est.)
Costa Rica 1.7% (2017 est.)
0% (2016 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire 1% (2017 est.)
0.7% (2016 est.)
Croatia 1.1% (2017 est.)
-1.1% (2016 est.)
Cuba 4.8% (2017 est.)
4.5% (2016 est.)
Curacao 2.6% (2013 est.)
2.8% (2012 est.)
Cyprus 0.8% (2017 est.)
-1.2% (2016 est.)
Czechia 2.3% (2017 est.)
0.7% (2016 est.)
Denmark 1% (2017 est.)
0.3% (2016 est.)
Djibouti 3% (2017 est.)
2.7% (2016 est.)
Dominica 0.6% (2017 est.)
0% (2016 est.)
Dominican Republic 3% (2017 est.)
1.6% (2016 est.)
Ecuador 0.7% (2017 est.)
1.7% (2016 est.)
Egypt 23.5% (2017 est.)
10.2% (2016 est.)
El Salvador 0.8% (2017 est.)
0.6% (2016 est.)
Equatorial Guinea 1.7% (2017 est.)
1.4% (2016 est.)
Eritrea 9% (2017 est.)
9% (2016 est.)
Estonia 3.8% (2017 est.)
0.8% (2016 est.)
Eswatini 7% (2017 est.)
8% (2016 est.)
Ethiopia 8.1% (2017 est.)
7.3% (2016 est.)
European Union 0.1% (2017 est.)
0.5% (2016 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 1.4% (2014 est.)
Faroe Islands -0.3% (2016 est.)
-1.7% (2015 est.)
Fiji 3.8% (2017 est.)
3.9% (2016 est.)
Finland 0.8% (2017 est.)
0.4% (2016 est.)
France 1.2% (2017 est.)
0.3% (2016 est.)
French Polynesia 0% (2015 est.)
0.3% (2014 est.)
Gabon 2.5% (2017 est.)
2.1% (2016 est.)
Gambia, The 8.3% (2017 est.)
7.2% (2016 est.)
Gaza Strip 0.8% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)
note: 2.9% excludes the West Bank
Georgia 6% (2017 est.)
2.1% (2016 est.)
Germany 1.6% (2017 est.)
0.4% (2016 est.)
Ghana 11.8% (2017 est.)
17.5% (2016 est.)
Gibraltar 2.5% (2013 est.)
2.2% (2012 est.)
Greece 1.2% (2017 est.)
0% (2016 est.)
Greenland 0.3% (January 2017 est.)
1.2% (January 2016 est.)
Grenada 2.6% (2017 est.)
1.7% (2016 est.)
Guam 1.8% (2014 est.)
4% (2011 est.)
Guatemala 4.4% (2017 est.)
4.4% (2016 est.)
Guernsey 3.4% (June 2006 est.)
Guinea 8.5% (2017 est.)
8.2% (2016 est.)
Guinea-Bissau 2.8% (2017 est.)
1.5% (2016 est.)
Guyana 2.3% (2017 est.)
0.8% (2016 est.)
Haiti 14.7% (2017 est.)
13.4% (2016 est.)
Honduras 4% (2017 est.)
2.7% (2016 est.)
Hong Kong 2% (2017 est.)
2.6% (2016 est.)
Hungary 2.5% (2017 est.)
0.4% (2016 est.)
Iceland 1.8% (2017 est.)
1.7% (2016 est.)
India 3.8% (2017 est.)
4.5% (2016 est.)
Indonesia 4% (2017 est.)
3.5% (2016 est.)
Iran 10.5% (2017 est.)
9% (2016 est.)
note: official Iranian estimate
Iraq 2% (2017 est.)
0.4% (2016 est.)
Ireland 0.4% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)
Isle of Man 5% (2010 est.)
3.1% (2006 est.)
Israel 0.2% (2017 est.)
-0.5% (2016 est.)
Italy 1.4% (2017 est.)
-0.1% (2016 est.)
Jamaica 3.4% (2017 est.)
2.3% (2016 est.)
Japan 0.4% (2017 est.)
-0.1% (2016 est.)
Jersey 3.7% (2006 est.)
Jordan 3.3% (2017 est.)
-0.8% (2016 est.)
Kazakhstan 7.3% (2017 est.)
14.6% (2016 est.)
Kenya 8% (2017 est.)
6.3% (2016 est.)
Kiribati 2.2% (2017 est.)
1.9% (2016 est.)
Korea, North NA%
Korea, South 1.9% (2017 est.)
1% (2016 est.)
Kosovo 1.4% (2017 est.)
0.3% (2016 est.)
Kuwait 2.5% (2017 est.)
3.5% (2016 est.)
Kyrgyzstan 3.8% (2017 est.)
0.4% (2016 est.)
Laos 2.3% (2017 est.)
2% (2016 est.)
Latvia 3% (2017 est.)
0.1% (2016 est.)
Lebanon 3.1% (2017 est.)
-0.8% (2016 est.)
Lesotho 6.6% (2017 est.)
6.4% (2016 est.)
Liberia 12.8% (2017 est.)
8.8% (2016 est.)
Libya 32.8% (2017 est.)
27.1% (2016 est.)
Liechtenstein -0.4% (2016 est.)
-0.2% (2013 est.)
Lithuania 3.5% (2017 est.)
0.7% (2016 est.)
Luxembourg 1.2% (2017 est.)
0% (2016 est.)
Macau 1.5% (2017 est.)
2.4% (2016 est.)
Macedonia 0.3% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)
Madagascar 7.8% (2017 est.)
6.7% (2016 est.)
Malawi 13% (2017 est.)
21.7% (2016 est.)
Malaysia 3.8% (2017 est.)
2.1% (2016 est.)
note: approximately 30% of goods are price-controlled
Maldives 2.5% (2017 est.)
0.8% (2016 est.)
Mali 0.2% (2017 est.)
-1.8% (2016 est.)
Malta 1.3% (2017 est.)
0.9% (2016 est.)
Marshall Islands 0.7% (2017 est.)
-1.5% (2016 est.)
Mauritania 2.1% (2017 est.)
1.5% (2016 est.)
Mauritius 4.2% (2017 est.)
1% (2016 est.)
Mexico 5.9% (2017 est.)
2.8% (2016 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of 0.9% (2017 est.)
0.5% (2016 est.)
Moldova 6.5% (2017 est.)
6.4% (2016 est.)
Monaco 1.5% (2010 est.)
Mongolia 4.4% (2017 est.)
0.6% (2016 est.)
Montenegro 2.1% (2017 est.)
-0.3% (2016 est.)
Montserrat 1.1% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)
Morocco 0.9% (2017 est.)
1.6% (2016 est.)
Mozambique 17.5% (2017 est.)
19.2% (2016 est.)
Namibia 6% (2017 est.)
6.7% (2016 est.)
Nauru 5.1% (2017 est.)
8.2% (2017 est.)
Nepal 4.5% (2017 est.)
9.9% (2016 est.)
Netherlands 1.3% (2017 est.)
0.1% (2016 est.)
New Caledonia 1.9% (2017 est.)
0.6% (2016 est.)
New Zealand 2.2% (2017 est.)
0.6% (2016 est.)
Nicaragua 4% (2017 est.)
3.5% (2016 est.)
Niger 1% (2017 est.)
0.3% (2016 est.)
Nigeria 16.3% (2017 est.)
15.7% (2016 est.)
Niue 4% (2005 est.)
Northern Mariana Islands -2.5% (2013 est.)
1.1% (2012 est.)
Norway 2.1% (2017 est.)
3.6% (2016 est.)
Oman 3.2% (2017 est.)
1.1% (2016 est.)
Pakistan 4.1% (2017 est.)
2.9% (2016 est.)
Palau 1.5% (2017 est.)
-1% (2016 est.)
Panama 1.6% (2017 est.)
0.7% (2016 est.)
Papua New Guinea 5.8% (2017 est.)
6.7% (2016 est.)
Paraguay 3.5% (2017 est.)
4.1% (2016 est.)
Peru 3.2% (2017 est.)
3.6% (2016 est.)
note: data are for metropolitan Lima, annual average
Philippines 3.1% (2017 est.)
1.8% (2016 est.)
Poland 1.9% (2017 est.)
-0.6% (2016 est.)
Portugal 1.6% (2017 est.)
0.6% (2016 est.)
Puerto Rico 1.1% (2017 est.)
-0.3% (2016 est.)
Qatar 0.9% (2017 est.)
2.7% (2016 est.)
Romania 1.1% (2017 est.)
-1.6% (2016 est.)
Russia 4.2% (2017 est.)
7% (2016 est.)
Rwanda 7.1% (2017 est.)
5.7% (2016 est.)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 4% (2012 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis 1.2% (2017 est.)
-0.4% (2016 est.)
Saint Lucia 0.2% (2017 est.)
-3.1% (2016 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 4.5% (2010 est.)
8.1% (2005 est.)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.7% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)
Samoa 1.8% (2017 est.)
0.1% (2016 est.)
San Marino 0.9% (2017 est.)
0.6% (2016 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe 4.5% (2017 est.)
5.4% (2016 est.)
Saudi Arabia -0.2% (2017 est.)
3.5% (2016 est.)
Senegal 2.1% (2017 est.)
0.9% (2016 est.)
Serbia 3.4% (2017 est.)
1.1% (2016 est.)
Seychelles 2.8% (2017 est.)
-1% (2016 est.)
Sierra Leone 16.9% (2017 est.)
11.5% (2016 est.)
Singapore 0.9% (2017 est.)
-0.5% (2016 est.)
Sint Maarten 4% (2012 est.)
0.7% (2009 est.)
Slovakia 1.2% (2017 est.)
-0.5% (2016 est.)
Slovenia 1.6% (2017 est.)
-0.1% (2016 est.)
Solomon Islands -0.5% (2017 est.)
0.5% (2016 est.)
Somalia 1.5% (2017 est.)
-71.1% (2016 est.)
South Africa 5.4% (2017 est.)
6.3% (2016 est.)
South Sudan 182.2% (2017 est.)
379.8% (2016 est.)
Spain 2% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)
Sri Lanka 6% (2017 est.)
4% (2016 est.)
Sudan 26.9% (2017 est.)
17.8% (2016 est.)
Suriname 22.3% (2017 est.)
55.5% (2016 est.)
Sweden 1.6% (2017 est.)
1.1% (2016 est.)
Switzerland 0.5% (2017 est.)
-0.4% (2016 est.)
Syria 25.5% (2017 est.)
43.9% (2016 est.)
Taiwan 1% (2017 est.)
1.4% (2016 est.)
Tajikistan 8.9% (2017 est.)
5.9% (2016 est.)
Tanzania 5.4% (2017 est.)
5.2% (2016 est.)
Thailand 0.6% (2017 est.)
0.2% (2016 est.)
Timor-Leste 1% (2017 est.)
-1.3% (2016 est.)
Togo 0.8% (2017 est.)
0.9% (2016 est.)
Tokelau NA%
Tonga 7.5% (2017 est.)
2.6% (2016 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago 3.2% (2017 est.)
3.1% (2016 est.)
Tunisia 4.5% (2017 est.)
3.7% (2016 est.)
Turkey 10.9% (2017 est.)
7.8% (2016 est.)
Turkmenistan 6% (2017 est.)
3.6% (2016 est.)
Turks and Caicos Islands 1.5% (2017 est.)
1.1% (2016 est.)
Tuvalu 2.9% (2017 est.)
3.5% (2016 est.)
Uganda 5.8% (2017 est.)
5.5% (2016 est.)
Ukraine 12.8% (2017 est.)
13.9% (2016 est.)
note: Excluding the temporarily occupied territories of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol and part of the anti-terrorist operation zone
United Arab Emirates 2.1% (2017 est.)
1.8% (2016 est.)
United Kingdom 2.6% (2017 est.)
0.7% (2016 est.)
United States 2.1% (2017 est.)
1.3% (2016 est.)
Uruguay 6.1% (2017 est.)
9.6% (2016 est.)
Uzbekistan 13% (2017 est.)
8% (2016 est.)
note: official data; based on independent analysis of consumer prices, inflation reached 22% in 2012
Vanuatu 2.6% (2017 est.)
0.9% (2016 est.)
Venezuela 652.7% (2017 est.)
254.4% (2016 est.)
Vietnam 4.4% (2017 est.)
2.7% (2016 est.)
Virgin Islands 3.1% (2012 est.)
Wallis and Futuna 0.9% (2015 est.)
2.8% (2005 est.)
West Bank 0.8% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)
note: excludes Gaza Strip
Western Sahara NA%
World world average: 4.6% (2016 est.) 0.9% (2016 est.)
developed countries: 0.9% (2016 est.) 0.2% (2015 est.)
developing countries: 6.6% (2016 est.) 4% (2015 est.)
note: the above estimates are weighted averages; inflation in developed countries is 0% to 4% typically, in developing countries, 4% to 10% typically; national inflation rates vary widely in individual cases; inflation rates have declined for most countries for the last several years, held in check by increasing international competition from several low wage countries and by soft demand due to the world financial crisis
Yemen 20% (2017 est.)
5% (2016 est.)
Zambia 6.8% (2017 est.)
17.9% (2016 est.)
Zimbabwe 2.5% (2017 est.)
-1.6% (2016 est.)