United Arab Emirates - Inflation

Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)

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
2008 12.25
2009 1.56
2010 0.88
2011 0.88

Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %)

The value for Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %) in United Arab Emirates was 15.38 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 35 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 18.07 in 2008 and a minimum value of -12.73 in 2009.

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
1976 11.77
1977 5.26
1978 -3.66
1979 7.05
1980 9.52
1981 7.05
1982 1.31
1983 -3.62
1984 -6.10
1985 0.74
1986 -1.70
1987 3.69
1988 2.38
1989 1.75
1990 3.34
1991 0.81
1992 1.81
1993 1.28
1994 -0.26
1995 3.91
1996 5.77
1997 -0.95
1998 -4.25
1999 8.44
2000 11.46
2001 -2.35
2002 3.77
2003 4.07
2004 8.50
2005 16.53
2006 11.89
2007 12.61
2008 18.07
2009 -12.73
2010 8.55
2011 15.38

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Exchange rates & prices