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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 7.6% (2013 est.)
7.2% (2012 est.)
Albania 1.7% (2014 est.)
1.9% (2013 est.)
Algeria 2.5% (2014 est.)
3.2% (2013 est.)
American Samoa NA%
Andorra 1.1% (2012 est.)
-2.5% (2011 est.)
Angola 7.5% (2014 est.)
8.8% (2013 est.)
Anguilla 3.1% (2014 est.)
3.2% (2013 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda 3.1% (2014 est.)
1.1% (2013 est.)
Argentina 36.4% (2014 est.)
20.7% (2013 est.)
note: data are derived from private estimates
Armenia 3.2% (2014 est.)
5.8% (2013 est.)
Aruba 0.5% (2014 est.)
-2.4% (2013 est.)
Australia 2.7% (2014 est.)
2.5% (2013 est.)
Austria 1.5% (2014 est.)
2.1% (2013 est.)
Azerbaijan 1.4% (2014 est.)
2.5% (2013 est.)
Bahamas, The 1.8% (2014 est.)
0.4% (2013 est.)
Bahrain 2.5% (2014 est.)
3.3% (2013 est.)
Bangladesh 7.2% (2014 est.)
7.5% (2013 est.)
Barbados 1.3% (2014 est.)
1.8% (2013 est.)
Belarus 18.3% (2014 est.)
18.3% (2013 est.)
Belgium 0.7% (2014 est.)
1.2% (2013 est.)
Belize 1.6% (2014 est.)
0.5% (2013 est.)
Benin -0.9% (2014 est.)
1% (2013 est.)
Bermuda 2% (2014 est.)
1.8% (2013 est.)
Bhutan 8.6% (2014 est.)
8.8% (2013 est.)
Bolivia 5.4% (2014 est.)
5.7% (2013 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina -0.8% (2014 est.)
-0.1% (2013 est.)
Botswana 4.6% (2014 est.)
5.9% (2013 est.)
Brazil 6.3% (2014 est.)
5.9% (2013 est.)
British Virgin Islands 2% (2014 est.)
1.5% (2013 est.)
Brunei 0.2% (2014 est.)
0.4% (2013 est.)
Bulgaria -0.6% (2014 est.)
0.9% (2013 est.)
Burkina Faso -0.6% (2014 est.)
0.5% (2013 est.)
Burma 6.6% (2014 est.)
5.5% (2013 est.)
Burundi 5.4% (2014 est.)
7.9% (2013 est.)
Cabo Verde 0.4% (2014 est.)
1.6% (2013 est.)
Cambodia 4.2% (2014 est.)
2.9% (2013 est.)
Cameroon 2.2% (2014 est.)
1.9% (2013 est.)
Canada 2% (2014 est.)
1% (2013 est.)
Cayman Islands 1.2% (2014 est.)
1.8% (2013 est.)
Central African Republic 9% (2014 est.)
1.5% (2013 est.)
Chad 1.4% (2014 est.)
0.1% (2013 est.)
Chile 4.3% (2014 est.)
1.9% (2013 est.)
China 2.1% (2014 est.)
2.6% (2013 est.)
Colombia 2.9% (2014 est.)
2% (2013 est.)
Comoros 1.5% (2014 est.)
1.6% (2013 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 1.8% (2014 est.)
1.6% (2013 est.)
Congo, Republic of the 0.9% (2014 est.)
6% (2013 est.)
Cook Islands 2.2% (2011 est.)
Costa Rica 4.7% (2014 est.)
5.2% (2013 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire 0.3% (2014 est.)
2.6% (2013 est.)
Croatia -0.2% (2014 est.)
2.2% (2013 est.)
Cuba 5.3% (2014 est.)
6% (2013 est.)
Curacao 2.6% (2013 est.)
2.8% (2012 est.)
Cyprus 0.4% (2013 est.)
3.1% (2012 est.)
Czech Republic 0.5% (2014 est.)
1.4% (2013 est.)
Denmark 0.6% (2014 est.)
0.8% (2013 est.)
Djibouti 5.5% (2014 est.)
3.5% (2013 est.)
Dominica 2% (2014 est.)
-0.2% (2013 est.)
Dominican Republic 3.3% (2014 est.)
4.8% (2013 est.)
Ecuador 3.9% (2014 est.)
2.7% (2013 est.)
Egypt 10.1% (2014 est.)
9.5% (2013 est.)
El Salvador 1.5% (2014 est.)
0.8% (2013 est.)
Equatorial Guinea 6.1% (2014 est.)
6.3% (2013 est.)
Eritrea 13% (2014 est.)
13% (2013 est.)
Estonia 0.3% (2014 est.)
2.8% (2013 est.)
Ethiopia 7.8% (2014 est.)
8.1% (2013 est.)
European Union 1.5% (2013 est.)
2.6% (2012 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 1.2% (2003)
Faroe Islands 2.3% (2011)
0.4% (2010)
Fiji 1.2% (2014 est.)
2.9% (2013 est.)
Finland 1.3% (2014 est.)
2.2% (2013 est.)
France 0.7% (2014 est.)
1% (2013 est.)
French Polynesia 1.1% (2013 est.)
1.5% (2011 est.)
Gabon 7% (2014 est.)
0.5% (2013 est.)
Gambia, The 5.6% (2014 est.)
5.7% (2013 est.)
Gaza Strip see entry for West Bank
Georgia 3.3% (2014 est.)
-0.5% (2013 est.)
Germany 0.9% (2014 est.)
1.6% (2013 est.)
Ghana 15% (2014 est.)
11.7% (2013 est.)
Gibraltar 2.5% (2013 est.)
2.2% (2012 est.)
Greece -0.9% (2013 est.)
1% (2012 est.)
Greenland 1.8% (2012 est.)
2.8% (2011 est.)
Grenada 2.2% (2014 est.)
0% (2013 est.)
Guam 4% (2011 est.)
Guatemala 3.5% (2014 est.)
4.3% (2013 est.)
Guernsey 3.4% (June 2006 est.)
Guinea-Bissau -0.5% (2014 est.)
0.7% (2013 est.)
Guinea 12.5% (2014 est.)
11.9% (2013 est.)
Guyana 2.5% (2014 est.)
1.9% (2013 est.)
Haiti 4.3% (2014 est.)
5.9% (2013 est.)
Honduras 6.2% (2014 est.)
5.2% (2013 est.)
Hong Kong 3.7% (2014 est.)
4.3% (2013 est.)
Hungary 0% (2014 est.)
1.7% (2013 est.)
Iceland 2.4% (2014 est.)
3.9% (2013 est.)
India 8% (2014 est.)
10% (2013 est.)
Indonesia 6.3% (2014 est.)
6.4% (2013 est.)
Iran 17.8% (2014 est.)
39.3% (2013 est.)
note: official Iranian estimate
Iraq 3.3% (2014 est.)
1.9% (2013 est.)
Ireland 0.3% (2014 est.)
0.5% (2013 est.)
Isle of Man 5% (2010 est.)
3.1% (2006)
Israel 0.5% (2014 est.)
1.5% (2013 est.)
Italy 0.1% (2014 est.)
1.3% (2013 est.)
Jamaica 8.8% (2014 est.)
9.3% (2013 est.)
Japan 2.8% (2014 est.)
0.4% (2013 est.)
Jersey 3.7% (2006)
Jordan 3% (2014 est.)
5.6% (2013 est.)
Kazakhstan 6.7% (2014 est.)
5.8% (2013 est.)
Kenya 7.2% (2014 est.)
5.7% (2013 est.)
Kiribati 0.2% (2007 est.)
Korea, North NA%
Korea, South 1.5% (2014 est.)
1.3% (2013 est.)
Kosovo 1.8% (2013 est.)
2.5% (2012 est.)
Kuwait 3% (2014 est.)
2.6% (2013 est.)
Kyrgyzstan 7.2% (2014 est.)
6.6% (2013 est.)
Laos 4.7% (2014 est.)
6.4% (2013 est.)
Latvia 0.7% (2014 est.)
0% (2013 est.)
Lebanon 1.5% (2014 est.)
5.6% (2013 est.)
Lesotho 6% (2014 est.)
4.9% (2013 est.)
Liberia 11.2% (2014 est.)
7.6% (2013 est.)
Libya 3.9% (2014 est.)
2.6% (2013 est.)
Liechtenstein -0.7% (2012)
0.2% (2011)
Lithuania 0.3% (2014 est.)
1% (2013 est.)
Luxembourg 0.8% (2014 est.)
1.7% (2013 est.)
Macau 6% (2014 est.)
5.5% (2013 est.)
Macedonia -0.2% (2014 est.)
2.8% (2013 est.)
Madagascar 6.4% (2014 est.)
5.8% (2013 est.)
Malawi 22.8% (2014 est.)
27.3% (2013 est.)
Malaysia 3.1% (2014 est.)
2.1% (2013 est.)
note: approximately 30% of goods are price-controlled
Maldives 4% (2013 est.)
10.9% (2012 est.)
Mali 1% (2014 est.)
-0.6% (2013 est.)
Malta 1% (2014 est.)
1% (2013 est.)
Marshall Islands 12.9% (2008 est.)
3% (2005 est.)
Mauritania 4.4% (2014 est.)
4.1% (2013 est.)
Mauritius 3.9% (2014 est.)
3.5% (2013 est.)
Mexico 3.8% (2014 est.)
3.8% (2013 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of 3.4% (2011 est.)
3.5% (2010 est.)
Moldova 4.7% (2014 est.)
4.6% (2013 est.)
Monaco 1.5% (2010)
Mongolia 12.8% (2014 est.)
8.6% (2013 est.)
Montenegro 4% (2012)
3% (2011)
Montserrat 3.5% (2014 est.)
0.9% (2013 est.)
Morocco 1.1% (2014 est.)
1.9% (2013 est.)
Mozambique 3% (2014 est.)
4.2% (2013 est.)
Namibia 5.6% (2014 est.)
5.6% (2013 est.)
Nauru 5.6% (2013 est.)
6.7% (2013 est.)
Nepal 8.4% (2014 est.)
10.2% (2013 est.)
Netherlands 0.5% (2014 est.)
2.6% (2013 est.)
New Caledonia 0.4% (2014 est.)
1.3% (2013 est.)
New Zealand 1.4% (2014 est.)
1.1% (2013 est.)
Nicaragua 6.1% (2014 est.)
7.1% (2013 est.)
Nigeria 8.3% (2014 est.)
8.5% (2013 est.)
Niger -0.2% (2014 est.)
2.3% (2013 est.)
Niue 4% (2005)
Northern Mariana Islands -2.7% (2012 est.)
Norway 2% (2014 est.)
2.1% (2013 est.)
Oman 2.8% (2014 est.)
1.2% (2013 est.)
Pakistan 8.6% (FY2014 est.)
7.4% (FY2013 est.)
Palau 7.7% (2013 est.)
9.7% (2012 est.)
Panama 2.9% (2014 est.)
4% (2013 est.)
Papua New Guinea 5% (2014 est.)
3.5% (2013 est.)
Paraguay 5.1% (2014 est.)
2.7% (2013 est.)
Peru 3.3% (2014 est.)
2.8% (2013 est.)
note: data are for metropolitan Lima, annual average
Philippines 4.5% (2014 est.)
2.9% (2013 est.)
Poland 0.2% (2014 est.)
1.1% (2013 est.)
Portugal 0% (2014 est.)
0.4% (2013 est.)
Puerto Rico 0.9% (2014 est.)
0.9% (2013 est.)
Qatar 3.2% (2014 est.)
3.1% (2013 est.)
Romania 1.2% (2014 est.)
4% (2013 est.)
Russia 9.1% (2014 est.)
6.8% (2013 est.)
Rwanda 2.4% (2014 est.)
4.2% (2013 est.)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 4% (2012 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis 3% (2014 est.)
0.7% (2013 est.)
Saint Lucia 1% (2014 est.)
1.5% (2013 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 4.5% (2010)
8.1% (2005)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 5.4% (2014 est.)
0.8% (2013 est.)
Samoa -1.2% (2014 est.)
0.6% (2013 est.)
San Marino 2.8% (2012 est.)
2% (2011)
Sao Tome and Principe 7% (2014 est.)
8.3% (2013 est.)
Saudi Arabia 2.9% (2014 est.)
3.5% (2013 est.)
Senegal -0.7% (2014 est.)
0.7% (2013 est.)
Serbia 2.3% (2014 est.)
7.6% (2013 est.)
Seychelles 2.3% (2014 est.)
4.3% (2013 est.)
Sierra Leone 8.3% (2014 est.)
10.3% (2013 est.)
Singapore 1.5% (2014 est.)
2.4% (2013 est.)
Sint Maarten 4% (2012 est.)
0.7% (2009 est.)
Slovakia 0.3% (2014 est.)
1.4% (2013 est.)
Slovenia 0.5% (2014 est.)
1.8% (2013 est.)
Solomon Islands 6.9% (2014 est.) 6.7% (2013 est.)
Somalia NA%
note: businesses print their own money, so inflation rates cannot be easily determined
South Africa 6% (2014 est.)
5.8% (2013 est.)
South Sudan 1.7% (2013 est.)
79% (May 2012 est.)
Spain -0.1% (2014 est.)
1.5% (2013 est.)
Sri Lanka 3.8% (2014 est.)
6.9% (2013 est.)
Sudan 40.6% (2014 est.)
37.1% (2013 est.)
Suriname 3.7% (2014 est.)
1.9% (2013 est.)
Swaziland 5.7% (2014 est.)
5.6% (2013 est.)
Sweden -0.1% (2014 est.)
-0.1% (2013 est.)
Switzerland -0.1% (2014 est.)
-0.2% (2013 est.)
Syria 34.8% (2014 est.)
89.6% (2013 est.)
Taiwan 1.5% (2014 est.)
0.8% (2013 est.)
Tajikistan 6.3% (2014 est.)
5.4% (2013 est.)
Tanzania 6.2% (2014 est.)
7.9% (2013 est.)
Thailand 2.1% (2014 est.)
2.2% (2013 est.)
Timor-Leste 0.5% (2014 est.)
3.3% (2013 est.)
Togo 1.1% (2014 est.)
1.8% (2013 est.)
Tokelau NA%
Tonga 1.7% (2014 est.)
0.7% (2013 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago 5.1% (2014 est.)
5.2% (2013 est.)
Tunisia 5.7% (2014 est.)
6.1% (2013 est.)
Turkey 8.9% (2014 est.)
7.5% (2013 est.)
Turkmenistan 11% (2014 est.)
9% (2013 est.)
Turks and Caicos Islands 2.5% (2014 est.)
2.5% (2013 est.)
Tuvalu 3.8% (2006 est.)
Uganda 4.3% (2014 est.)
5.5% (2013 est.)
Ukraine 11.3% (2014 est.)
-0.3% (2013 est.)
United Arab Emirates 2.2% (2014 est.)
1.1% (2013 est.)
United Kingdom 1.6% (2014 est.)
2.6% (2013 est.)
United States 2% (2014 est.)
1.5% (2013 est.)
Uruguay 8.8% (2014 est.)
8.6% (2013 est.)
Uzbekistan 12.1% (2014 est.)
12% (2013 est.)
note: official data; based on independent analysis of consumer prices, inflation reached 22% in 2012
Vanuatu 1.7% (2014 est.)
1.4% (2013 est.)
Venezuela 69.8% (2014 est.)
40.6% (2013 est.)
Vietnam 4.6% (2014 est.)
6.6% (2013 est.)
Virgin Islands 2.2% (2003)
Wallis and Futuna 2.8% (2005)
West Bank 1.7% (2014 est.)
1.7% (2013 est.)
note: includes Gaza Strip
Western Sahara NA%
World world average 4.2% (2014 est.)
developed countries 1.4% (2012 est.)
developing countries 5.7% (2014 est.)
note: the above estimates are weighted averages; inflation in developed countries is 0% to 4% typically, in developing countries, 5% 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 (2013 est.)
Yemen 11% (2014 est.)
11% (2013 est.)
Zambia 7.8% (2014 est.)
7% (2013 est.)
Zimbabwe 6.5% (2014 est.)
8.6% (2013 est.)
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