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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 -1.5% (2015 est.)
4.7% (2014 est.)
Albania 1.9% (2015 est.)
1.6% (2014 est.)
Algeria 4.8% (2015 est.)
2.9% (2014 est.)
American Samoa 2.1% (2013)
3.5% (2012)
Andorra 1.1% (2012 est.)
-2.5% (2011 est.)
Angola 10.3% (2015 est.)
7.3% (2014 est.)
Anguilla 1.3% (2015 est.)
-0.3% (2014 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda 1% (2015 est.)
1.1% (2014 est.)
Argentina 27.6% (2015 est.)
37.6% (2014 est.)
note: data are derived from private estimates
Armenia 3.7% (2015 est.)
3% (2014 est.)
Aruba 1% (2015 est.)
0.4% (2014 est.)
Australia 1.5% (2015 est.)
2.5% (2014 est.)
Austria 0.8% (2015 est.)
1.5% (2014 est.)
Azerbaijan 4% (2015 est.)
1.4% (2014 est.)
Bahamas, The 1.9% (2015 est.)
1.2% (2014 est.)
Bahrain 1.8% (2015 est.)
2.7% (2014 est.)
Bangladesh 6.4% (2015 est.)
7% (2014 est.)
Barbados 0.5% (2015 est.)
1.9% (2014 est.)
Belarus 13.5% (2015 est.)
18.1% (2014 est.)
Belgium 0.6% (2015 est.)
0.5% (2014 est.)
Belize -0.6% (2015 est.)
1.2% (2014 est.)
Benin 0.3% (2015 est.)
-1.1% (2014 est.)
Bermuda 1.6% (2015 est.)
2% (2014 est.)
Bhutan 7.2% (2015 est.)
9.6% (2014 est.)
Bolivia 4.1% (2015 est.)
5.8% (2014 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina -1% (2015 est.)
-0.9% (2014 est.)
Botswana 3% (2015 est.)
4.4% (2014 est.)
Brazil 9% (2015 est.)
6.3% (2014 est.)
British Virgin Islands 2.3% (2015 est.)
2% (2014 est.)
Brunei -0.4% (2015 est.)
-0.2% (2014 est.)
Bulgaria -1.1% (2015 est.)
-1.6% (2014 est.)
Burkina Faso 0.9% (2015 est.)
-0.3% (2014 est.)
Burma 11.5% (2015 est.)
5.9% (2014 est.)
Burundi 5.6% (2015 est.)
4.4% (2014 est.)
Cabo Verde 0.1% (2015 est.)
-0.2% (2014 est.)
Cambodia 1.2% (2015 est.)
3.9% (2014 est.)
Cameroon 2.8% (2015 est.)
1.9% (2014 est.)
Canada 1.1% (2015 est.)
1.9% (2014 est.)
Cayman Islands 1.7% (2015 est.)
1% (2014 est.)
Central African Republic 5.4% (2015 est.)
11.6% (2014 est.)
Chad 3.6% (2015 est.)
1.7% (2014 est.)
Chile 4.3% (2015 est.)
4.4% (2014 est.)
China 1.4% (2015 est.)
2% (2014 est.)
Colombia 5% (2015 est.)
2.9% (2014 est.)
Comoros 2% (2015 est.)
1.3% (2014 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 1% (2015 est.)
1% (2014 est.)
Congo, Republic of the 2% (2015 est.)
0.9% (2014 est.)
Cook Islands 2.2% (2011 est.)
Costa Rica 0.8% (2015 est.)
4.5% (2014 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire 1.2% (2015 est.)
0.4% (2014 est.)
Croatia -0.5% (2015 est.)
-0.2% (2014 est.)
Cuba 4.4% (2015 est.)
5.3% (2014 est.)
Curacao 2.6% (2013 est.)
2.8% (2012 est.)
Cyprus -1.5% (2015 est.)
-0.3% (2014 est.)
Czechia 0.3% (2015 est.)
0.4% (2014 est.)
Denmark 0.5% (2015 est.)
0.6% (2014 est.)
Djibouti 2.1% (2015 est.)
2.9% (2014 est.)
Dominica -0.8% (2015 est.)
0.8% (2014 est.)
Dominican Republic 0.8% (2015 est.)
3% (2014 est.)
Ecuador 4% (2015 est.)
3.6% (2014 est.)
Egypt 11% (2015 est.)
10.1% (2014 est.)
El Salvador -0.7% (2015 est.)
1.1% (2014 est.)
Equatorial Guinea 3.2% (2015 est.)
4.3% (2014 est.)
Eritrea 9% (2015 est.)
10% (2014 est.)
Estonia 0.1% (2015 est.)
0.5% (2014 est.)
Ethiopia 10.1% (2015 est.)
7.4% (2014 est.)
European Union 0.1% (2015 est.)
0.5% (2014 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 1.2% (2003)
Faroe Islands 2.3% (2011)
0.4% (2010)
Fiji 2.8% (2015 est.)
0.5% (2014 est.)
Finland -0.2% (2015 est.)
1.2% (2014 est.)
France 0.1% (2015 est.)
0.6% (2014 est.)
French Polynesia 1.1% (2013 est.)
1.5% (2011 est.)
Gabon 0.1% (2015 est.)
4.5% (2014 est.)
Gambia, The 6.8% (2015 est.)
6.2% (2014 est.)
Gaza Strip 2.9% (2014 est.)
-0.8% (2013 est.)
note: 2.9% excludes West Bank
Georgia 4% (2015 est.)
3.1% (2014 est.)
Germany 0.1% (2015 est.)
0.8% (2014 est.)
Ghana 17.2% (2015 est.)
15.5% (2014 est.)
Gibraltar 2.5% (2013 est.)
2.2% (2012 est.)
Greece -1.1% (2015 est.)
-1.4% (2014 est.)
Greenland 1.8% (2012 est.)
2.8% (2011 est.)
Grenada -1.3% (2015 est.)
-0.8% (2014 est.)
Guam 1.8% (2014 est.)
4% (2011 est.)
Guatemala 2.4% (2015 est.)
3.4% (2014 est.)
Guernsey 3.4% (June 2006 est.)
Guinea-Bissau 1.5% (2015 est.)
-1% (2014 est.)
Guinea 8.2% (2015 est.)
9.7% (2014 est.)
Guyana -0.3% (2015 est.)
1% (2014 est.)
Haiti 7.5% (2015 est.)
3.9% (2014 est.)
Honduras 3.2% (2015 est.)
6.1% (2014 est.)
Hong Kong 3% (2015 est.)
4.4% (2014 est.)
Hungary -0.1% (2015 est.)
-0.2% (2014 est.)
Iceland 1.6% (2015 est.)
2% (2014 est.)
India 4.9% (2015 est.)
5.9% (2014 est.)
Indonesia 6.4% (2015 est.)
6.4% (2014 est.)
Iran 12% (2015 est.)
15.6% (2014 est.)
note: official Iranian estimate
Iraq 1.4% (2015 est.)
2.2% (2014 est.)
Ireland 0% (2015 est.)
0.3% (2014 est.)
Isle of Man 5% (2010 est.)
3.1% (2006)
Israel -0.6% (2015 est.)
0.5% (2014 est.)
Italy 0.1% (2015 est.)
0.2% (2014 est.)
Jamaica 4.7% (2015 est.)
8.3% (2014 est.)
Japan 0.8% (2015 est.)
2.7% (2014 est.)
Jersey 3.7% (2006)
Jordan -0.9% (2015 est.)
2.9% (2014 est.)
Kazakhstan 6.5% (2015 est.)
6.7% (2014 est.)
Kenya 6.6% (2015 est.)
6.9% (2014 est.)
Kiribati 1.4% (2015 est.)
2.1% (2014 est.)
Korea, North NA%
Korea, South 0.7% (2015 est.)
1.3% (2014 est.)
Kosovo -0.5% (2015 est.)
0.4% (2014 est.)
Kuwait 3.4% (2015 est.)
2.9% (2014 est.)
Kyrgyzstan 6.5% (2015 est.)
7.5% (2014 est.)
Laos 5.3% (2015 est.)
5.5% (2014 est.)
Latvia 0.2% (2015 est.)
0.7% (2014 est.)
Lebanon -3.7% (2015 est.)
1.9% (2014 est.)
Lesotho 4.9% (2015 est.)
5.9% (2014)
Liberia 7.7% (2015 est.)
9.9% (2014 est.)
Libya 8% (2015 est.)
2.8% (2014 est.)
Liechtenstein -0.2% (2013)
-0.7% (2012)
Lithuania -0.7% (2015 est.)
0.2% (2014 est.)
Luxembourg 0.1% (2015 est.)
0.7% (2014 est.)
Macau 4.6% (2015 est.)
6% (2014 est.)
Macedonia -0.2% (2015 est.)
-0.1% (2014 est.)
Madagascar 7.4% (2015 est.)
6.1% (2014 est.)
Malawi 21.9% (2015 est.)
23.8% (2014 est.)
Malaysia 2.1% (2015 est.)
3.1% (2014 est.)
note: approximately 30% of goods are price-controlled
Maldives 1.4% (2015 est.)
2.5% (2014 est.)
Mali 1.4% (2015 est.)
0.9% (2014 est.)
Malta 1.2% (2015 est.)
0.8% (2014 est.)
Marshall Islands -4% (2015 est.)
1.1% (2014 est.)
Mauritania 0.5% (2015 est.)
3.8% (2014 est.)
Mauritius 1.3% (2015 est.)
3.2% (2014 est.)
Mexico 2.7% (2015 est.)
4% (2014 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of -1% (2015 est.)
0.6% (2014 est.)
Moldova 9.6% (2015 est.)
5.1% (2014 est.)
Monaco 1.5% (2010)
Mongolia 5.9% (2015 est.)
12.9% (2014 est.)
Montenegro 1.6% (2015 est.)
-0.7% (2014 est.)
Montserrat 2.2% (2015 est.)
1.5% (2014 est.)
Morocco 1.6% (2015 est.)
0.4% (2014 est.)
Mozambique 2.4% (2015 est.)
2.3% (2014 est.)
Namibia 3.4% (2015 est.)
5.3% (2014 est.)
Nauru 8% (2015 est.)
5% (2014 est.)
Nepal 7.2% (2015 est.)
9% (2014 est.)
Netherlands 0.2% (2015 est.)
0.3% (2014 est.)
New Caledonia 0.7% (2015 est.)
0.2% (2014 est.)
New Zealand 0.3% (2015 est.)
1.2% (2014 est.)
Nicaragua 4% (2015 est.)
6% (2014 est.)
Nigeria 9% (2015 est.)
8% (2014 est.)
Niger 1% (2015 est.)
-0.9% (2014 est.)
Niue 4% (2005)
Northern Mariana Islands -2.5% (2013 est.)
1.1% (2012)
Norway 2.2% (2015 est.)
2% (2014 est.)
Oman 0.2% (2015 est.)
1% (2014 est.)
Pakistan 4.5% (2015 est.)
8.6% (2014 est.)
Palau 2.2% (2015 est.)
4% (2014 est.)
Panama 0.1% (2015 est.)
2.6% (2014 est.)
Papua New Guinea 6% (2015 est.)
5.3% (2014 est.)
Paraguay 2.9% (2015 est.)
5% (2014 est.)
Peru 3.5% (2015 est.)
3.2% (2014 est.)
note: data are for metropolitan Lima, annual average
Philippines 1.4% (2015 est.)
4.2% (2014 est.)
Poland -0.9% (2015 est.)
0% (2014 est.)
Portugal 0.5% (2015 est.)
-0.2% (2014 est.)
Puerto Rico -0.8% (2015 est.)
0.6% (2014 est.)
Qatar 1.7% (2015 est.)
3.3% (2014 est.)
Romania -0.6% (2015 est.)
1.1% (2014 est.)
Russia 15.5% (2015 est.)
7.8% (2014 est.)
Rwanda 2.5% (2015 est.)
1.8% (2014 est.)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 4% (2012 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis -2.8% (2015 est.)
0.7% (2014 est.)
Saint Lucia -0.7% (2015 est.)
3.5% (2014 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 4.5% (2010)
8.1% (2005)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -1.7% (2015 est.)
0.2% (2014 est.)
Samoa 0.9% (2015 est.)
-0.4% (2014 est.)
San Marino 0.4% (2015 est.)
1.1% (2014 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe 5.3% (2015 est.)
7% (2014 est.)
Saudi Arabia 2.2% (2015 est.)
2.7% (2014 est.)
Senegal 0.1% (2015 est.)
-1.1% (2014 est.)
Serbia 1.4% (2015 est.)
2.1% (2014 est.)
Seychelles 4% (2015 est.)
1.4% (2014 est.)
Sierra Leone 9% (2015 est.)
8.3% (2014 est.)
Singapore -0.5% (2015 est.)
1% (2014 est.)
Sint Maarten 4% (2012 est.)
0.7% (2009 est.)
Slovakia -0.3% (2015 est.)
-0.1% (2014 est.)
Slovenia -0.5% (2015 est.)
0.2% (2014 est.)
Solomon Islands -0.4% (2015 est.) 5.2% (2014 est.)
Somalia NA%
note: businesses print their own money, so inflation rates cannot be easily determined
South Africa 4.6% (2015 est.)
6.1% (2014 est.)
South Sudan 52.8% (2015 est.)
1.7% (2014 est.)
Spain -0.5% (2015 est.)
-0.1% (2014 est.)
Sri Lanka 0.9% (2015 est.)
3.3% (2014 est.)
Sudan 16.9% (2015 est.)
36.9% (2014 est.)
Suriname 6.9% (2015 est.)
3.4% (2014 est.)
Swaziland 5% (2015 est.)
5.7% (2014 est.)
Sweden 0.7% (2015 est.)
0.2% (2014 est.)
Switzerland -1.1% (2015 est.)
0% (2014 est.)
Syria 33.6% (2015 est.)
29.2% (2014 est.)
Taiwan -0.3% (2015 est.)
1.2% (2014 est.)
Tajikistan 5.8% (2015 est.)
6.1% (2014 est.)
Tanzania 5.6% (2015 est.)
6.1% (2014 est.)
Thailand -0.9% (2015 est.)
1.9% (2014 est.)
Timor-Leste 0.6% (2015 est.)
0.7% (2014 est.)
Togo 1.8% (2015 est.)
0.2% (2014 est.)
Tokelau NA%
Tonga -0.1% (2015 est.)
1.2% (2014 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago 4.7% (2015 est.)
5.7% (2014 est.)
Tunisia 4.9% (2015 est.)
4.9% (2014 est.)
Turkey 7.7% (2015 est.)
8.9% (2014 est.)
Turkmenistan 5.5% (2015 est.)
6% (2014 est.)
Turks and Caicos Islands 2.5% (2015 est.)
3% (2014 est.)
Tuvalu 3.3% (2015 est.)
1.1% (2014 est.)
Uganda 5.8% (2015 est.)
4.6% (2014 est.)
Ukraine 48.7% (2015 est.)
12.1% (2014 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 4.1% (2015 est.)
2.3% (2014 est.)
United Kingdom 0.1% (2015 est.)
1.5% (2014 est.)
United States 0.1% (2015 est.)
1.6% (2014 est.)
Uruguay 8.7% (2015 est.)
8.9% (2014 est.)
Uzbekistan 8.5% (2015 est.)
9.1% (2014 est.)
note: official data; based on independent analysis of consumer prices, inflation reached 22% in 2012
Vanuatu 3.3% (2015 est.)
1% (2014 est.)
Venezuela 121.7% (2015 est.)
62.2% (2014 est.)
Vietnam 0.6% (2015 est.)
4.1% (2014 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: 3.8% (2015 est.) 0.3% (2015 est.)
developed countries: 5.8% (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 30% (2015 est.)
8.2% (2014 est.)
Zambia 10.1% (2015 est.)
7.8% (2014 est.)
Zimbabwe 0.1% (2015 est.)
1.63% (2014 est.)