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

Related News

Denver matches San Francisco for highest inflation rate in 2014
Denver Post - 2/27/2015 6:59:58 AM
The Denver-Boulder-Greeley area tied the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose region and Houston for the biggest jump in consumer inflation among the country's large metro areas ... The Consumer Price Index for Denver-Boulder-Greeley rose 2.8 percent last ...

Japan inflation lowest since war on falling prices began
Yahoo News - 2/27/2015 2:56:36 AM
Japan's inflation rate ... by weak consumer spending and falling energy prices -- challenge Bank of Japan chief Haruhiko Kuroda's claim that inflation is on an uptrend. They may also aggravate doubts over Tokyo's wider bid to kickstart the world's number ...

Japan's inflation rate falls in January on lower oil costs, manufacturing, retail sales weaken
FOX News - 2/27/2015 5:12:36 AM
TOKYO – Japan's core inflation rate ... world's third-largest economy. Core inflation, excluding volatile food prices, was 2.2 percent, compared with 2.5 percent the month before and the lowest in 10 months. Excluding energy costs and food, the consumer ...

Consumer-Price Decline Slows in Spain and Germany
Wall Street Journal - 2/27/2015 3:35:22 PM
MADRID—Consumer ... since inflation would still remain far below the ECB’s target of just under 2%, with only modest economic growth to drive it higher. “Headline rates remain either extremely low or negative and underlying price pressures are ...

Japan economic data signal slow recovery despite boost from lower oil prices
US News and World Report - 2/27/2015 8:47:21 AM
Weak retail sales and a cooling of already slow inflation underscored the fragility of the recovery of the world's third ... and food, the consumer price index rose 2.1 percent, level with the previous two months. The inflation rate is overstated by ...

A review of inflation in America since 1872
The Business Insider - 2/26/2015 8:58:41 PM
The Consumer Price Index ... year-over-year inflation rate at -0.9%, the lowest since the eight-month deflationary period that ended in October 2009. It is substantially below the 3.85% average since the end of the Second World War and its 10-year moving ...

German, Spanish, Italian data may push euro zone inflation higher
Reuters - 2/27/2015 2:09:28 PM
In Germany, Europe's largest economy, consumer prices harmonised to compare with other European countries fell ... In Italy the year-on-year rate turned slightly positive after two months of deflation. Preliminary euro zone inflation data, due out on ...

Venezuela, Argentina Among World's Most Miserable Countries
The Latin Post - 2/11/2015 3:11:24 PM
The 2014 World Misery Index placed Venezuela at the top of the list for the most miserable countries to live in due to its consumer prices. The Index ranked 108 rates based on "misery" by calculating inflation, unemployment and lending rates and increased ...

German inflation back in positive territory
MENAFN - 2/27/2015 5:15:35 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) Inflation in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, was back in positive territory in February with consumer prices ... is the increase in energy prices in February. But even without energy prices the inflation rate should have increased as ...

Inflation shows a declining trend in 2014-15
Rediff India Abroad - 2/27/2015 7:57:14 AM
Budget 2015: Complete Coverage The retail inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI ... vis the currency of peer emerging countries, which too had a sobering influence on inflation. Moderation in wage rate growth reduced demand pressures ...

Zimbabwe: Zim's Slackening Inflation - Deflation or Disinflation?
AllAfrica - 2/27/2015 5:12:36 AM
YEAR on year inflation for January as measured by the all items Consumer ... that the country's inflation developments were expected to remain under the influence of changes in oil and food prices as well as the Rand/US dollar exchange rate.

Sri Lanka inflation hits 11-year low
Business Recorder - 2/27/2015 4:54:07 PM
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's inflation hit an 11-year low in February on the back of drastic price reductions ordered by the new government, official figures showed Friday. The Colombo Consumer Price ... IMF has forecast a growth rate of 6.5 percent for Sri ...

Japan's inflation rate falls in Jan on lower energy costs
The Kansas City Star - 2/27/2015 6:31:20 AM
Japan's core inflation rate edged lower in ... excluding volatile food prices, was 2.2 percent, compared with 2.5 percent the month before and the lowest in 10 months. Excluding energy costs and food, the consumer price index was at 2.1 percent, level ...

Japan’s Output Jumps While Retail Sales Sag, Inflation Slows
Bloomberg - 2/27/2015 5:19:45 AM
The drop in the exchange rate is also increasing costs ... stimulus by the end of October. Even with consumer price gains slowing, the cost of living is still outpacing pay gains. Wages adjusted for inflation fell 1.7 percent in December from a year ...

Oil price and inflation data drives Wall Street retreat
7 News Yahoo - 2/26/2015 11:21:51 PM
On the data front, US headline inflation figures disappointed overnight. The official data revealed the first fall in US consumer prices since 2009 ... Federal Reserve discussing a raise in interest rates. Across the Atlantic, markets rose sharply helped ...


Embed this graph in your blog:

Only the top 10 countries will show.
Preview