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 4.5% (2016 est.)
-1.5% (2015 est.)
Albania 1.2% (2016 est.)
1.9% (2015 est.)
Algeria 6.7% (2016 est.)
4.8% (2015 est.)
American Samoa 2.1% (2013)
3.5% (2012)
Andorra 1.1% (2012 est.)
-2.5% (2011 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 -0.4% (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 11.3% (2016 est.)
4.1% (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 3.9% (2016 est.)
4.1% (2015 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina -0.8% (2016 est.)
-1% (2015 est.)
Botswana 3.4% (2016 est.)
3.1% (2015 est.)
Brazil 8.4% (2016 est.)
9% (2015 est.)
British Virgin Islands 1.1% (2016 est.)
0.9% (2015 est.)
Brunei -0.2% (2016 est.)
-0.4% (2015 est.)
Bulgaria -0.7% (2016 est.)
-0.1% (2015 est.)
Burkina Faso 1.4% (2016 est.)
1% (2015 est.)
Burma 7% (2016 est.)
10.8% (2015 est.)
Burundi 6.5% (2016 est.)
5.5% (2015 est.)
Cabo Verde 0.7% (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.)
4.3% (2015 est.)
China 2.3% (2016 est.)
1.5% (2015 est.)
Colombia 7.8% (2016 est.)
5% (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 2.3% (2016 est.)
2.6% (2015 est.)
Cook Islands 2.2% (2011 est.)
Costa Rica 0.3% (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 0.4% (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 1.9% (2016 est.)
0.8% (2015 est.)
Ecuador 2.1% (2016 est.)
4% (2015 est.)
Egypt 12.1% (2016 est.)
10.4% (2015 est.)
El Salvador 1.1% (2016 est.)
-0.7% (2015 est.)
Equatorial Guinea 3.1% (2016 est.)
11.7% (2015 est.)
Eritrea 11.8% (2016 est.)
9.8% (2015 est.)
Estonia 0.3% (2016 est.)
-0.5% (2015 est.)
Ethiopia 9.1% (2016 est.)
10.1% (2015 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 2.1% (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 1.1% (2013 est.)
1.5% (2011 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 0.4% (2016 est.)
0.1% (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 1.8% (2012 est.)
2.8% (2011 est.)
Grenada 0.5% (2016 est.)
-1.4% (2015 est.)
Guam 1.8% (2014 est.)
4% (2011 est.)
Guatemala 4.3% (2016 est.)
2.4% (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 5.6% (2016 est.)
4.9% (2015 est.)
Indonesia 3.8% (2016 est.)
6.4% (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 0.8% (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 -0.4% (2016 est.)
0.2% (2015 est.)
Lebanon -1% (2016 est.)
-3.8% (2015 est.)
Lesotho 8.3% (2016 est.)
3.2% (2015 est.)
Liberia 6.3% (2016 est.)
7.7% (2015 est.)
Libya 13% (2016 est.)
12.1% (2015 est.)
Liechtenstein -0.2% (2013)
-0.7% (2012)
Lithuania 1.5% (2016 est.)
-0.7% (2015 est.)
Luxembourg -0.1% (2016 est.)
0.1% (2015 est.)
Macau 3.3% (2016 est.)
4.6% (2015 est.)
Macedonia -0.1% (2016 est.)
-0.2% (2015 est.)
Madagascar 9.2% (2016 est.)
7.4% (2015 est.)
Malawi 23.5% (2016 est.)
21.2% (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 1.3% (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 1.1% (2016 est.)
1.3% (2015 est.)
Mexico 2.7% (2016 est.)
2.7% (2015 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of 1.9% (2016 est.)
-1% (2015 est.)
Moldova 7.4% (2016 est.)
9.7% (2015 est.)
Monaco 1.5% (2010)
Mongolia 2.4% (2016 est.)
5.8% (2015 est.)
Montenegro 0.5% (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% (2015 est.)
5% (2015 est.)
Nepal 9.1% (2016 est.)
7.9% (2015 est.)
Netherlands 0.2% (2016 est.)
0.2% (2015 est.)
New Caledonia 1% (2016 est.)
0.6% (2015 est.)
New Zealand 0.6% (2016 est.)
0.3% (2015 est.)
Nicaragua 4.1% (2016 est.)
4% (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 3.7% (2016 est.)
2.5% (2015 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 4.3% (2016 est.)
3.1% (2015 est.)
Peru 3.4% (2016 est.)
3.5% (2015 est.)
note: data are for metropolitan Lima, annual average
Philippines 1.7% (2016 est.)
1.3% (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 7.2% (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 1.1% (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 -0.3% (2016 est.)
-0.3% (2015 est.)
Slovenia -0.2% (2016 est.)
-0.7% (2015 est.)
Solomon Islands 2.4% (2016 est.) -0.6% (2015 est.)
Somalia -71.1% (2014 est.)
note: (2014 est.)
South Africa 6.5% (2016 est.)
4.5% (2015 est.)
South Sudan 476% (2016 est.)
52.8% (2015 est.)
Spain -0.3% (2016 est.)
-0.6% (2015 est.)
Sri Lanka 4.3% (2016 est.)
0.9% (2015 est.)
Sudan 17.6% (2016 est.)
17.3% (2015 est.)
Suriname 39% (2016 est.)
3% (2015 est.)
Swaziland 8.8% (2016 est.)
5% (2015 est.)
Sweden 0.8% (2016 est.)
0% (2015 est.)
Switzerland -0.4% (2016 est.)
-1.1% (2015 est.)
Syria 47.7% (2016 est.)
38.1% (2015 est.)
Taiwan 1.3% (2016 est.)
-0.3% (2015 est.)
Tajikistan 8% (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% (2016 est.)
7.7% (2015 est.)
Turkmenistan 11% (2016 est.)
16% (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 10.2% (2016 est.)
8.7% (2015 est.)
Uzbekistan 11.5% (2016 est.)
10% (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 545.9% (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% (2016 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
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.)