Nepal - Inflation

Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)

The value for Inflation, consumer prices (annual %) in Nepal was 9.55 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 46 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 19.81 in 1974 and a minimum value of -3.11 in 1976.

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
1965 8.47
1966 14.39
1967 -2.81
1968 1.18
1969 4.06
1970 15.24
1971 -2.00
1972 8.39
1973 11.43
1974 19.81
1975 7.59
1976 -3.11
1977 9.90
1978 7.35
1979 3.57
1980 14.68
1981 11.14
1982 11.70
1983 12.38
1984 2.85
1985 8.05
1986 19.00
1987 10.75
1988 8.98
1989 8.85
1990 8.24
1991 15.56
1992 17.15
1993 7.51
1994 8.35
1995 7.62
1996 9.22
1997 4.01
1998 11.24
1999 7.45
2000 2.48
2001 2.69
2002 3.03
2003 5.71
2004 2.84
2005 6.84
2006 7.56
2007 6.10
2008 10.91
2009 11.61
2010 9.98
2011 9.55

Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %)

The value for Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %) in Nepal was 10.43 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 50 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 27.52 in 1975 and a minimum value of -5.67 in 1967.

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 2.69
1962 5.90
1963 3.57
1964 1.19
1965 12.89
1966 15.22
1967 -5.67
1968 11.07
1969 6.56
1970 7.05
1971 3.17
1972 12.50
1973 -3.40
1974 20.83
1975 27.52
1976 0.54
1977 -3.56
1978 9.37
1979 9.98
1980 7.61
1981 7.94
1982 9.35
1983 12.29
1984 6.38
1985 11.42
1986 14.39
1987 12.70
1988 11.82
1989 11.26
1990 10.72
1991 12.54
1992 18.49
1993 10.77
1994 4.82
1995 6.30
1996 7.82
1997 7.28
1998 4.11
1999 8.89
2000 4.47
2001 11.02
2002 3.94
2003 3.07
2004 4.17
2005 6.49
2006 6.99
2007 7.60
2008 5.62
2009 15.91
2010 15.23
2011 10.43

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Exchange rates & prices