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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 4.5% (2016 est.)
-1.5% (2015 est.)
Albania 1.3% (2016 est.)
1.9% (2015 est.)
Algeria 5.9% (2016 est.)
4.4% (2015 est.)
American Samoa 2.1% (2013)
3.5% (2012)
Andorra -0.9% (2015 est.)
-0.1% (2014 est.)
Angola 26.9% (2016 est.)
10.3% (2015 est.)
Anguilla -0.3% (2016 est.)
-1% (2015 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda 1.6% (2016 est.)
1% (2015 est.)
Argentina 42.8% (2016 est.)
26.5% (2015 est.)
note: data are derived from private estimates
Armenia -0.5% (2016 est.)
3.7% (2015 est.)
Aruba -0.8% (2016 est.)
0.5% (2015 est.)
Australia 1.4% (2016 est.)
1.5% (2015 est.)
Austria 0.9% (2016 est.)
0.8% (2015 est.)
Azerbaijan 12.4% (2016 est.)
3.7% (2015 est.)
Bahamas, The 1% (2016 est.)
1.9% (2015 est.)
Bahrain 3.5% (2016 est.)
1.8% (2015 est.)
Bangladesh 5.6% (2016 est.)
6.2% (2015 est.)
Barbados 1.3% (2016 est.)
-1.1% (2015 est.)
Belarus 14% (2016 est.)
13.6% (2015 est.)
Belgium 1.6% (2016 est.)
0.6% (2015 est.)
Belize 0.9% (2016 est.)
-0.9% (2015 est.)
Benin 1% (2016 est.)
0.3% (2015 est.)
Bermuda 1.2% (2016 est.)
1.4% (2015 est.)
Bhutan 2.9% (2016 est.)
4.5% (2015 est.)
Bolivia 4% (2016 est.)
3% (2015 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.2% (2016 est.)
-1% (2015 est.)
Botswana 2.8% (2016 est.)
3.1% (2015 est.)
Brazil 6.7% (2016 est.)
10.7% (2015 est.)
British Virgin Islands 1.1% (2016 est.)
0.9% (2015 est.)
Brunei -0.2% (2016 est.)
-0.4% (2015 est.)
Bulgaria -0.8% (2016 est.)
-0.1% (2015 est.)
Burkina Faso 1.4% (2016 est.)
1% (2015 est.)
Burma 8.9% (2016 est.)
10.8% (2015 est.)
Burundi 6.5% (2016 est.)
5.5% (2015 est.)
Cabo Verde -1.4% (2016 est.)
0.1% (2015 est.)
Cambodia 2.8% (2016 est.)
1.2% (2015 est.)
Cameroon 2.4% (2016 est.)
2.7% (2015 est.)
Canada 1.6% (2016 est.)
1.1% (2015 est.)
Cayman Islands 1.4% (2016 est.)
-2.9% (2015 est.)
Central African Republic 3.3% (2016 est.)
4.5% (2015 est.)
Chad 3.8% (2016 est.)
4.6% (2015 est.)
Chile 4.1% (2016 est.)
3.9% (2015 est.)
China 2% (2016 est.)
1.4% (2015 est.)
Colombia 5.8% (2016 est.)
6.8% (2015 est.)
Comoros 1.2% (2016 est.)
1.3% (2015 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 1.6% (2016 est.)
1.2% (2015 est.)
Congo, Republic of the 4.2% (2016 est.)
2.6% (2015 est.)
Cook Islands 2.2% (2011 est.)
Costa Rica 0.6% (2016 est.)
0.8% (2015 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire 1.2% (2016 est.)
1.3% (2015 est.)
Croatia -1% (2016 est.)
-0.5% (2015 est.)
Cuba 4.5% (2016 est.)
4.6% (2015 est.)
Curacao 2.6% (2013 est.)
2.8% (2012 est.)
Cyprus -0.3% (2016 est.)
-2.1% (2015 est.)
Czechia 0.5% (2016 est.)
0.3% (2015 est.)
Denmark 0.3% (2016 est.)
0.5% (2015 est.)
Djibouti 3% (2016 est.)
2.7% (2015 est.)
Dominica 1.4% (2016 est.)
-0.8% (2015 est.)
Dominican Republic 1.6% (2016 est.)
0.8% (2015 est.)
Ecuador 2.4% (2016 est.)
4% (2015 est.)
Egypt 12.1% (2016 est.)
10.4% (2015 est.)
El Salvador -0.9% (2016 est.)
1% (2015 est.)
Equatorial Guinea 3.1% (2016 est.)
11.7% (2015 est.)
Eritrea 11.8% (2016 est.)
9.8% (2015 est.)
Estonia 0.1% (2016 est.)
-0.5% (2015 est.)
Ethiopia 7.7% (2016 est.)
10.1% (2015 est.)
European Union 0.1% (2015 est.)
0.5% (2014 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 1.4% (2014 est.)
Faroe Islands -0.3% (2016)
-1.7% (2015)
Fiji 2.1% (2016 est.)
1.4% (2015 est.)
Finland 0.4% (2016 est.)
-0.2% (2015 est.)
France 0.3% (2016 est.)
0.1% (2015 est.)
French Polynesia 0% (2015 est.)
0.3% (2014 est.)
Gabon 1.1% (2016 est.)
0.6% (2015 est.)
Gambia, The 7.4% (2016 est.)
6.9% (2015 est.)
Gaza Strip 0.1% (2016 est.)
1.4% (2015 est.)
note: 2.9% excludes the West Bank
Georgia 2% (2016 est.)
4% (2015 est.)
Germany 0.5% (2016 est.)
0.3% (2015 est.)
Ghana 17.8% (2016 est.)
17.2% (2015 est.)
Gibraltar 2.5% (2013 est.)
2.2% (2012 est.)
Greece -0.2% (2016 est.)
-1.7% (2015 est.)
Greenland 0.3% (January 2017 est.)
1.2% (January 2016 est.)
Grenada 0.5% (2016 est.)
-1.4% (2015 est.)
Guam 1.8% (2014 est.)
4% (2011 est.)
Guatemala 4.2% (2016 est.)
3.1% (2015 est.)
Guernsey 3.4% (June 2006 est.)
Guinea-Bissau 1.5% (2016 est.)
1.4% (2015 est.)
Guinea 7.9% (2016 est.)
8.1% (2015 est.)
Guyana 0.8% (2016 est.)
-0.9% (2015 est.)
Haiti 12.4% (2016 est.)
9% (2015 est.)
Honduras 2.9% (2016 est.)
3.2% (2015 est.)
Hong Kong 2.6% (2016 est.)
3% (2015 est.)
Hungary 0.1% (2016 est.)
-0.1% (2015 est.)
Iceland 1.9% (2016 est.)
1.6% (2015 est.)
India 5.2% (2016 est.)
4.9% (2015 est.)
Indonesia 3% (2016 est.)
3.5% (2015 est.)
Iran 8% (2016 est.)
13.7% (2015 est.)
note: official Iranian estimate
Iraq 2.4% (2016 est.)
1.4% (2015 est.)
Ireland 0.2% (2016 est.)
0% (2015 est.)
Isle of Man 5% (2010 est.)
3.1% (2006)
Israel -0.5% (2016 est.)
-0.6% (2015 est.)
Italy -0.2% (2016 est.)
0.1% (2015 est.)
Jamaica 2.5% (2016 est.)
3.7% (2015 est.)
Japan -0.1% (2016 est.)
0.8% (2015 est.)
Jersey 3.7% (2006)
Jordan -0.8% (2016 est.)
-0.9% (2015 est.)
Kazakhstan 14.6% (2016 est.)
6.7% (2015 est.)
Kenya 6.1% (2016 est.)
6.6% (2015 est.)
Kiribati 1.5% (2016 est.)
0.6% (2015 est.)
Korea, North NA%
Korea, South 1% (2016 est.)
0.7% (2015 est.)
Kosovo 0.2% (2016 est.)
-0.5% (2015 est.)
Kuwait 3.3% (2016 est.)
3.3% (2015 est.)
Kyrgyzstan 2.9% (2016 est.)
6.5% (2015 est.)
Laos 0.7% (2016 est.)
1.3% (2015 est.)
Latvia 0.1% (2016 est.)
0.2% (2015 est.)
Lebanon -1% (2016 est.)
-3.8% (2015 est.)
Lesotho 3.9% (2016 est.)
3.2% (2015 est.)
Liberia 8.8% (2016 est.)
7.8% (2015 est.)
Libya 13% (2016 est.)
12.1% (2015 est.)
Liechtenstein -0.4% (2016 est.)
-0.2% (2013)
Lithuania 2.8% (2017 est.)
0.7% (2016 est.)
Luxembourg -0.1% (2016 est.)
0.1% (2015 est.)
Macau 3.3% (2016 est.)
4.6% (2015 est.)
Macedonia -0.2% (2016 est.)
-0.3% (2015 est.)
Madagascar 6.7% (2016 est.)
7.4% (2015 est.)
Malawi 21.8% (2016 est.)
21.9% (2015 est.)
Malaysia 2% (2016 est.)
2.1% (2015 est.)
note: approximately 30% of goods are price-controlled
Maldives 2.1% (2016 est.)
1.4% (2015 est.)
Mali -0.3% (2016 est.)
1.4% (2015 est.)
Malta 0.6% (2016 est.)
1.1% (2015 est.)
Marshall Islands 0.7% (2016 est.)
-2.2% (2015 est.)
Mauritania 3.5% (2016 est.)
0.5% (2015 est.)
Mauritius 1.4% (2016 est.)
1.3% (2015 est.)
Mexico 2.8% (2016 est.)
2.7% (2015 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of 1.9% (2016 est.)
-1% (2015 est.)
Moldova 6.4% (2016 est.)
9.7% (2015 est.)
Monaco 1.5% (2010)
Mongolia 2.4% (2016 est.)
5.8% (2015 est.)
Montenegro 1.7% (2016 est.)
1.6% (2015 est.)
Montserrat 0.5% (2016 est.)
-1.1% (2015 est.)
Morocco 1.8% (2016 est.)
1.6% (2015 est.)
Mozambique 17.1% (2016 est.)
3.6% (2015 est.)
Namibia 6.8% (2016 est.)
3.4% (2015 est.)
Nauru 8% (2016 est.)
5% (2015 est.)
Nepal 9.9% (FY 2016 est.)
7.2% (FY 2015 est.)
Netherlands 0.3% (2016 est.)
0.6% (2015 est.)
New Caledonia 1% (2016 est.)
0.5% (2015 est.)
New Zealand 0.6% (2016 est.)
0.3% (2015 est.)
Nicaragua 3.1% (2016 est.)
3.1% (2015 est.)
Nigeria 15.3% (2016 est.)
9% (2015 est.)
Niger 1.1% (2016 est.)
1% (2015 est.)
Niue 4% (2005)
Northern Mariana Islands -2.5% (2013 est.)
1.1% (2012)
Norway 3.5% (2016 est.)
2.2% (2015 est.)
Oman 2% (2016 est.)
0.1% (2015 est.)
Pakistan 2.9% (FY2016 est.)
4.5% (FY2015 est.)
Palau 2% (2016 est.)
2.2% (2015 est.)
Panama 1% (2016 est.)
0.1% (2015 est.)
Papua New Guinea 6.3% (2016 est.)
6% (2015 est.)
Paraguay 3.8% (2016 est.)
3.1% (2015 est.)
Peru 3.6% (2016 est.)
3.5% (2015 est.)
note: data are for metropolitan Lima, annual average
Philippines 1.8% (2016 est.)
1.4% (2015 est.)
Poland -0.8% (2016 est.)
-1% (2015 est.)
Portugal 0.8% (2016 est.)
0.5% (2015 est.)
Puerto Rico -0.2% (2016 est.)
-0.3% (2015 est.)
Qatar 3.8% (2016 est.)
1.7% (2015 est.)
Romania -1.1% (2016 est.)
-0.6% (2015 est.)
Russia 5.8% (2016 est.)
15.5% (2015 est.)
Rwanda 4.6% (2016 est.)
2.5% (2015 est.)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 4% (2012 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis -1.1% (2016 est.)
-2.3% (2015 est.)
Saint Lucia 0.1% (2016 est.)
-1% (2015 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 4.5% (2010)
8.1% (2005)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -0.3% (2016 est.)
-1.7% (2015 est.)
Samoa 2% (2016 est.)
0.7% (2015 est.)
San Marino 0.6% (2016 est.)
0.1% (2015 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe 5.1% (2016 est.)
5.3% (2015 est.)
Saudi Arabia 4.4% (2016 est.)
2.2% (2015 est.)
Senegal 1.6% (2016 est.)
0.1% (2015 est.)
Serbia 1.6% (2016 est.)
1.5% (2015 est.)
Seychelles -0.5% (2016 est.)
4% (2015 est.)
Sierra Leone 7.1% (2016 est.)
8% (2015 est.)
Singapore -0.8% (2016 est.)
-0.5% (2015 est.)
Sint Maarten 4% (2012 est.)
0.7% (2009 est.)
Slovakia -0.5% (2016 est.)
-0.3% (2015 est.)
Slovenia 0.5% (2016 est.)
-0.5% (2015 est.)
Solomon Islands 2.4% (2016 est.)
-0.6% (2015 est.)
Somalia 1.5% (2016 est.)
-0.5% (2015 est.)
South Africa 6.5% (2016 est.)
4.5% (2015 est.)
South Sudan 800% (2016 est.)
52.8% (2015 est.)
Spain -0.3% (2016 est.)
-0.6% (2015 est.)
Sri Lanka 4% (2016 est.)
0.9% (2015 est.)
Sudan 20% (2016 est.)
17.3% (2015 est.)
Suriname 52.4% (31 December 2016 est.)
25.1% (31 December 2015 est.)
Swaziland 8.5% (2016 est.)
7.9% (2015 est.)
Sweden 1% (2016 est.)
0% (2015 est.)
Switzerland -0.4% (2016 est.)
-1.1% (2015 est.)
Syria 47.7% (2016 est.)
38.1% (2015 est.)
Taiwan 1.4% (2016 est.)
-0.3% (2015 est.)
Tajikistan 6.1% (2016 est.)
10.8% (2015 est.)
Tanzania 5.2% (2016 est.)
5.6% (2015 est.)
Thailand 0.2% (2016 est.)
-0.9% (2015 est.)
Timor-Leste -0.8% (2016 est.)
0.6% (2015 est.)
Togo 2.2% (2016 est.)
1.8% (2015 est.)
Tokelau NA%
Tonga 1.2% (2016 est.)
-1% (2015 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago 3.7% (2016 est.)
4.7% (2015 est.)
Tunisia 3.8% (2016 est.)
4.9% (2015 est.)
Turkey 8.5% (2016 est.)
7.7% (2015 est.)
Turkmenistan 5.5% (2016 est.)
6.4% (2015 est.)
Turks and Caicos Islands 2.2% (2016 est.)
1% (2015 est.)
Tuvalu 3.5% (2016 est.)
3.2% (2015 est.)
Uganda 5.6% (2016 est.)
4% (2015 est.)
Ukraine 13.5% (2016 est.)
48.7% (2015 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 3.4% (2016 est.)
4.1% (2015 est.)
United Kingdom 0.5% (2016 est.)
0% (2015 est.)
United States 1.3% (2016 est.)
0.1% (2015 est.)
Uruguay 9.9% (2016 est.)
9.4% (2015 est.)
Uzbekistan 11.5% (2016 est.)
8.5% (2015 est.)
note: official data; based on independent analysis of consumer prices, inflation reached 22% in 2012
Vanuatu 2.7% (2016 est.)
2.4% (2015 est.)
Venezuela 720% (2016 est.)
121.7% (2015 est.)
Vietnam 2.8% (2016 est.)
0.9% (2015 est.)
Virgin Islands 3.1% (2012)
Wallis and Futuna 2.8% (2005)
West Bank 1.2% (2014 est.)
3.1% (2013 est.)
note: excludes Gaza Strip
Western Sahara NA%
World world average: 3.6% (2015 est.) 0.9% (2015 est.)
developed countries: 5.4% (2015 est.) 0.3% (2014 est.)
developing countries: 5.7% (2015 est.) 4.7% (2014 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 31.5% (2016 est.)
28.8% (2015 est.)
Zambia 20.7% (2016 est.)
10.1% (2015 est.)
Zimbabwe 1.6% (2016 est.)
-2.4% (2015 est.)