Country Comparison > Inflation rate (consumer prices)

RankCountryInflation rate (consumer prices) (%)
1Belarus52.4
2Ethiopia33.2
3Venezuela26.1
4Iran22.5
5Argentina22
6Eritrea20
7Yemen20
8Suriname19.5
9Vietnam18.7
10Uganda18.7
11Sudan18
12Sierra Leone18
13Congo, Democratic Republic of the17
14Kyrgyzstan16.6
15Guinea16
16Libya15.9
17Kenya14
18Angola13.5
19Uzbekistan13.5
20Marshall Islands12.9
21Tanzania12.7
22Tajikistan12.5
23Sao Tome and Principe12.4
24East Timor12.3
25Turkmenistan12
26Pakistan11.9
27Serbia11.2
28Nigeria10.8
29Bangladesh10.7
30Mozambique10.4
31Egypt10.2
32Bolivia9.9
33Burundi9.7
34Mongolia9.5
35Madagascar9.5
36Barbados9.1
37Nepal9.1
38India8.9
39Ghana8.7
40Fiji8.7
41Zambia8.7
42Papua New Guinea8.5
43Dominican Republic8.5
44Botswana8.5
45Georgia8.5
46Haiti8.5
47Kazakhstan8.4
48Russia8.4
49Paraguay8.3
50Kosovo8.3
51Azerbaijan8.1
52Nicaragua8.1
53Saint Pierre and Miquelon8.1
54Uruguay8.1
55Ukraine8
56Armenia7.7
57Afghanistan7.7
58Bhutan7.7
59Moldova7.6
60Laos7.6
61Malawi7.6
62Mauritania7.5
63Jamaica7.5
64Liberia7.4
65Solomon Islands7.4
66Sri Lanka7
67Equatorial Guinea7
68Honduras6.8
69Brazil6.6
70Tonga6.6
71Turkey6.5
72Mauritius6.5
73Guatemala6.2
74Swaziland6.1
75Maldives6
76Congo, Republic of the6
77Panama5.9
78Romania5.8
79Macau5.8
80Iraq5.6
81Cambodia5.5
82China5.5
83Indonesia5.4
84Zimbabwe5.4
85Hong Kong5.3
86Burma5.2
87Samoa5.2
88Singapore5.2
89Trinidad and Tobago5.1
90Djibouti5.1
91El Salvador5.1
92Cote d'Ivoire5.1
93Lebanon5.1
94Lesotho5
95Isle of Man5
96Gaza Strip5
97Estonia5
98Saudi Arabia5
99South Africa5
100Guinea-Bissau5
101Namibia5
102West Bank5
103Costa Rica4.9
104Gambia, The4.8
105Philippines4.8
106Syria4.8
107Cuba4.7
108Kuwait4.7
109Cape Verde4.5
110Ecuador4.5
111Algeria4.5
112United Kingdom4.5
113Aruba4.4
114Latvia4.4
115Jordan4.4
116Poland4.3
117Bulgaria4.2
118Lithuania4.1
119Oman4.1
120British Virgin Islands4.1
121New Zealand4
122Niue4
123Korea, South4
124Iceland4
125Grenada4
126Comoros4
127Hungary3.9
128Slovakia3.9
129Macedonia3.9
130Rwanda3.9
131Saint Kitts and Nevis3.8
132Tuvalu3.8
133Thailand3.8
134Portugal3.7
135Montserrat3.7
136Jersey3.7
137Bosnia and Herzegovina3.7
138Puerto Rico3.6
139Togo3.6
140Tunisia3.5
141Albania3.5
142Belgium3.5
143Austria3.5
144Dominica3.5
145Israel3.5
146Guernsey3.4
147Mexico3.4
148Luxembourg3.4
149Colombia3.4
150Australia3.4
151Senegal3.4
152Peru3.4
153Antigua and Barbuda3.3
154Chile3.3
155Finland3.3
156Greece3.3
157Malaysia3.2
158Bahamas, The3.2
159Saint Helena3.2
160San Marino3.1
161Spain3.1
162United States3.1
163Sweden3
164Montenegro3
165Mali2.9
166Italy2.9
167Canada2.9
168Cameroon2.9
169Niger2.9
170Burkina Faso2.8
171Wallis and Futuna2.8
172Denmark2.8
173Anguilla2.8
174Greenland2.8
175Gibraltar2.8
176Malta2.7
177Bermuda2.7
178Benin2.7
179Palau2.7
180Seychelles2.6
181Saint Lucia2.6
182Curacao2.6
183Ireland2.6
184Guam2.5
185New Caledonia2.4
186France2.3
187Germany2.3
188Croatia2.3
189Faroe Islands2.3
190Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2.3
191Netherlands2.3
192Virgin Islands2.2
193Turks and Caicos Islands2.2
194Micronesia, Federated States of2.2
195Guyana2.2
196Cook Islands2.1
197Cayman Islands2
198Chad2
199Brunei2
200Czech Republic1.9
201Qatar1.9
202Slovenia1.8
203Belize1.8
204Central African Republic1.7
205Andorra1.6
206Monaco1.5
207Morocco1.4
208Taiwan1.4
209Norway1.3
210Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)1.2
211Gabon1.2
212French Polynesia1.1
213Vanuatu0.9
214United Arab Emirates0.9
215Sint Maarten0.7
216Liechtenstein0.3
217Kiribati0.2
218Switzerland0.2
219Japan-0.3
220Bahrain-0.4
221Northern Mariana Islands-0.8

Definition: This entry furnishes the annual percent change in consumer prices compared with the previous year's consumer prices.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

See also: Inflation rate (consumer prices) map

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