Brazil - Inflation

Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)

The value for Inflation, consumer prices (annual %) in Brazil was 6.64 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 30 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 2,949.69 in 1990 and a minimum value of 3.20 in 1998.

Definition: Inflation as measured by the consumer price index reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1981 101.78
1982 100.88
1983 134.62
1984 192.74
1985 225.60
1986 148.16
1987 226.73
1988 630.30
1989 1,426.97
1990 2,949.69
1991 432.78
1992 951.65
1993 1,927.98
1994 2,075.89
1995 66.01
1996 15.76
1997 6.93
1998 3.20
1999 4.86
2000 7.04
2001 6.84
2002 8.45
2003 14.72
2004 6.60
2005 6.87
2006 4.18
2007 3.64
2008 5.66
2009 4.89
2010 5.04
2011 6.64

Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %)

The value for Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %) in Brazil was 6.97 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 50 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 2,735.49 in 1990 and a minimum value of 4.24 in 1998.

Definition: Inflation as measured by the annual growth rate of the GDP implicit deflator shows the rate of price change in the economy as a whole. The GDP implicit deflator is the ratio of GDP in current local currency to GDP in constant local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1961 31.30
1962 78.83
1963 69.77
1964 93.83
1965 51.38
1966 39.41
1967 29.24
1968 26.67
1969 20.91
1970 17.09
1971 20.25
1972 19.14
1973 22.66
1974 34.80
1975 33.86
1976 47.63
1977 46.18
1978 41.06
1979 56.48
1980 87.31
1981 107.21
1982 104.83
1983 140.20
1984 212.79
1985 231.72
1986 145.27
1987 204.10
1988 651.11
1989 1,209.12
1990 2,735.49
1991 414.24
1992 968.18
1993 2,001.35
1994 2,545.45
1995 72.03
1996 17.09
1997 7.65
1998 4.24
1999 8.48
2000 6.18
2001 8.97
2002 10.56
2003 13.73
2004 8.04
2005 7.21
2006 6.15
2007 5.86
2008 8.33
2009 7.19
2010 8.23
2011 6.97

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Exchange rates & prices