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Afghanistan
5% (2017 est.)
4.4% (2016 est.)
Albania
2% (2017 est.)
1.3% (2016 est.)
Algeria
5.6% (2017 est.)
6.4% (2016 est.)
American Samoa
-0.5% (2015 est.)
1.4% (2014 est.)
Andorra
-0.9% (2015 est.)
-0.1% (2014 est.)
Angola
29.8% (2017 est.)
30.7% (2016 est.)
Anguilla
1.3% (2017 est.)
-0.6% (2016 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda
2.5% (2017 est.)
-0.5% (2016 est.)
Argentina
25.7% (2017 est.)
26.5% (2016 est.)

note: data are derived from private estimates

Armenia
0.9% (2017 est.)
-1.4% (2016 est.)
Aruba
-0.5% (2017 est.)
-0.9% (2016 est.)
Australia
2% (2017 est.)
1.3% (2016 est.)
Austria
2.2% (2017 est.)
1% (2016 est.)
Azerbaijan
13% (2017 est.)
12.6% (2016 est.)
Bahamas, The
1.4% (2017 est.)
-0.3% (2016 est.)
Bahrain
1.4% (2017 est.)
2.8% (2016 est.)
Bangladesh
5.6% (2017 est.)
5.7% (2016 est.)
Barbados
4.4% (2017 est.)
1.5% (2016 est.)
Belarus
6% (2017 est.)
11.8% (2016 est.)
Belgium
2.2% (2017 est.)
1.8% (2016 est.)
Belize
1.1% (2017 est.)
0.7% (2016 est.)
Benin
0.1% (2017 est.)
-0.8% (2016 est.)
Bermuda
1.9% (2017 est.)
1.4% (2016 est.)
Bhutan
5.8% (2017 est.)
7.6% (2016 est.)
Bolivia
2.8% (2017 est.)
3.6% (2016 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1.2% (2017 est.)
-1.1% (2016 est.)
Botswana
3.3% (2017 est.)
2.8% (2016 est.)
Brazil
3.4% (2017 est.)
8.7% (2016 est.)
British Virgin Islands
1.1% (2017 est.)
1.1% (2016 est.)
Brunei
-0.2% (2017 est.)
-0.7% (2016 est.)
Bulgaria
1.2% (2017 est.)
-1.3% (2016 est.)
Burkina Faso
0.4% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)
Burma
4% (2017 est.)
6.8% (2016 est.)
Burundi
16.6% (2017 est.)
5.5% (2016 est.)
Cambodia
2.9% (2017 est.)
3% (2016 est.)
Cameroon
0.6% (2017 est.)
0.9% (2016 est.)
Canada
1.6% (2017 est.)
1.4% (2016 est.)
Cape Verde
0.8% (2017 est.)
-1.4% (2016 est.)
Cayman Islands
2% (2017 est.)
-0.6% (2016 est.)
Central African Republic
4.1% (2017 est.)
4.6% (2016 est.)
Chad
-0.9% (2017 est.)
-1.1% (2016 est.)
Chile
2.2% (2017 est.)
3.8% (2016 est.)
China
1.6% (2017 est.)
2% (2016 est.)
Colombia
4.3% (2017 est.)
7.5% (2016 est.)
Comoros
1% (2017 est.)
1.8% (2016 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
41.5% (2017 est.)
18.2% (2016 est.)
Congo, Republic of the
0.5% (2017 est.)
3.2% (2016 est.)
Cook Islands
2.2% (2011 est.)
Costa Rica
1.6% (2017 est.)
0% (2016 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire
0.8% (2017 est.)
0.7% (2016 est.)
Croatia
1.1% (2017 est.)
-1.1% (2016 est.)
Cuba
5.5% (2017 est.)
4.5% (2016 est.)
Cyprus
0.7% (2017 est.)
-1.2% (2016 est.)
Czech Republic
2.4% (2017 est.)
0.7% (2016 est.)
Denmark
1.1% (2017 est.)
0.3% (2016 est.)
Djibouti
0.7% (2017 est.)
2.7% (2016 est.)
Dominica
0.6% (2017 est.)
0% (2016 est.)
Dominican Republic
3.3% (2017 est.)
1.6% (2016 est.)
East Timor
0.6% (2017 est.)
-1.3% (2016 est.)
Ecuador
0.4% (2017 est.)
1.7% (2016 est.)
Egypt
23.5% (2017 est.)
10.2% (2016 est.)
El Salvador
1% (2017 est.)
0.6% (2016 est.)
Equatorial Guinea
0.7% (2017 est.)
1.4% (2016 est.)
Eritrea
9% (2017 est.)
9% (2016 est.)
Estonia
3.7% (2017 est.)
0.8% (2016 est.)
Ethiopia
9.9% (2017 est.)
7.3% (2016 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
1.4% (2014 est.)
Faroe Islands
-0.3% (2016)
-1.7% (2015)
Fiji
3.4% (2017 est.)
3.9% (2016 est.)
Finland
0.8% (2017 est.)
0.4% (2016 est.)
France
1.2% (2017 est.)
0.3% (2016 est.)
French Polynesia
0% (2015 est.)
0.3% (2014 est.)
Gabon
2.7% (2017 est.)
2.1% (2016 est.)
Gambia, The
8% (2017 est.)
7.2% (2016 est.)
Gaza Strip
0.2% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)

note: excludes the West Bank

Georgia
6% (2017 est.)
2.1% (2016 est.)
Germany
1.7% (2017 est.)
0.4% (2016 est.)
Ghana
12.4% (2017 est.)
17.5% (2016 est.)
Gibraltar
2.5% (2013 est.)
2.2% (2012 est.)
Greece
1.1% (2017 est.)
0% (2016 est.)
Greenland
0.3% (January 2017 est.)
1.2% (January 2016 est.)
Grenada
0.9% (2017 est.)
1.7% (2016 est.)
Guam
1% (2017 est.)
0% (2016 est.)
Guatemala
4.4% (2017 est.)
4.4% (2016 est.)
Guernsey
3.4% (June 2006 est.)
Guinea
8.9% (2017 est.)
8.2% (2016 est.)
Guinea-Bissau
1.1% (2017 est.)
1.5% (2016 est.)
Guyana
2% (2017 est.)
0.8% (2016 est.)
Haiti
14.7% (2017 est.)
13.4% (2016 est.)
Honduras
3.9% (2017 est.)
2.7% (2016 est.)
Hong Kong
1.5% (2017 est.)
2.4% (2016 est.)
Hungary
2.4% (2017 est.)
0.4% (2016 est.)
Iceland
1.8% (2017 est.)
1.7% (2016 est.)
India
3.6% (2017 est.)
4.5% (2016 est.)
Indonesia
3.8% (2017 est.)
3.5% (2016 est.)
Iran
9.6% (2017 est.)
9.1% (2016 est.)

note: official Iranian estimate

Iraq
0.1% (2017 est.)
0.5% (2016 est.)
Ireland
0.3% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)
Isle of Man
4.1% (2017 est.)
1% (2016 est.)
Israel
0.2% (2017 est.)
-0.5% (2016 est.)
Italy
1.3% (2017 est.)
-0.1% (2016 est.)
Jamaica
4.4% (2017 est.)
2.3% (2016 est.)
Japan
0.5% (2017 est.)
-0.1% (2016 est.)
Jersey
3.7% (2006)
Jordan
3.3% (2017 est.)
-0.8% (2016 est.)
Kazakhstan
7.4% (2017 est.)
14.6% (2016 est.)
Kenya
8% (2017 est.)
6.3% (2016 est.)
Kiribati
0.4% (2017 est.)
1.9% (2016 est.)
Korea, North

NA

Korea, South
1.9% (2017 est.)
1% (2016 est.)
Kosovo
1.5% (2017 est.)
0.3% (2016 est.)
Kuwait
1.5% (2017 est.)
3.5% (2016 est.)
Kyrgyzstan
3.2% (2017 est.)
0.4% (2016 est.)
Laos
0.8% (2017 est.)
1.6% (2016 est.)
Latvia
2.9% (2017 est.)
0.1% (2016 est.)
Lebanon
4.5% (2017 est.)
-0.8% (2016 est.)
Lesotho
5.3% (2017 est.)
6.2% (2016 est.)
Liberia
12.4% (2017 est.)
8.8% (2016 est.)
Libya
28.5% (2017 est.)
25.9% (2016 est.)
Liechtenstein
-0.4% (2016 est.)
-0.2% (2013)
Lithuania
3.7% (2017 est.)
0.7% (2016 est.)
Luxembourg
2.1% (2017 est.)
0% (2016 est.)
Macau
1.2% (2017 est.)
2.4% (2016 est.)
Macedonia
1.4% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)
Madagascar
8.3% (2017 est.)
6.7% (2016 est.)
Malawi
12.2% (2017 est.)
21.7% (2016 est.)
Malaysia
3.8% (2017 est.)
2.1% (2016 est.)

note: approximately 30% of goods are price-controlled

Maldives
2.3% (2017 est.)
0.8% (2016 est.)
Mali
1.8% (2017 est.)
-1.8% (2016 est.)
Malta
1.3% (2017 est.)
0.9% (2016 est.)
Marshall Islands
0% (2017 est.)
-1.5% (2016 est.)
Mauritania
2.3% (2017 est.)
1.5% (2016 est.)
Mauritius
3.7% (2017 est.)
1% (2016 est.)
Mexico
6% (2017 est.)
2.8% (2016 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of
0.5% (2017 est.)
0.5% (2016 est.)
Moldova
6.6% (2017 est.)
6.4% (2016 est.)
Monaco
1.5% (2010)
Mongolia
4.6% (2017 est.)
0.5% (2016 est.)
Montenegro
2.4% (2017 est.)
-0.3% (2016 est.)
Montserrat
1.2% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)
Morocco
0.8% (2017 est.)
1.6% (2016 est.)
Mozambique
15.3% (2017 est.)
19.2% (2016 est.)
Namibia
6.1% (2017 est.)
6.7% (2016 est.)
Nauru
5.1% (2017 est.)
8.2% (2016 est.)
Nepal
4.5% (2017 est.)
9.9% (2016 est.)
Netherlands
1.3% (2017 est.)
0.1% (2016 est.)
New Caledonia
1.4% (2017 est.)
0.6% (2016 est.)
New Zealand
1.9% (2017 est.)
0.6% (2016 est.)
Nicaragua
3.9% (2017 est.)
3.5% (2016 est.)
Niger
2.4% (2017 est.)
0.2% (2016 est.)
Nigeria
16.5% (2017 est.)
15.7% (2016 est.)
Niue
4% (2005)
Northern Mariana Islands
0.3% (2016 est.)
0.1% (2015 est.)
Norway
1.9% (2017 est.)
3.6% (2016 est.)
Oman
1.6% (2017 est.)
1.1% (2016 est.)
Pakistan
4.1% (2017 est.)
2.9% (2016 est.)
Palau
0.9% (2017 est.)
-1% (2016 est.)
Panama
0.9% (2017 est.)
0.7% (2016 est.)
Papua New Guinea
5.4% (2017 est.)
6.7% (2016 est.)
Paraguay
3.6% (2017 est.)
4.1% (2016 est.)
Peru
2.8% (2017 est.)
3.6% (2016 est.)

note: data are for metropolitan Lima, annual average

Philippines
2.9% (2017 est.)
1.3% (2016 est.)
Poland
2% (2017 est.)
-0.6% (2016 est.)
Portugal
1.6% (2017 est.)
0.6% (2016 est.)
Puerto Rico
1.8% (2017 est.)
-0.3% (2016 est.)
Qatar
0.4% (2017 est.)
2.7% (2016 est.)
Romania
1.3% (2017 est.)
-1.6% (2016 est.)
Russia
3.7% (2017 est.)
7.1% (2016 est.)
Rwanda
4.8% (2017 est.)
5.7% (2016 est.)
Saint Helena
4% (2012 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis
0% (2017 est.)
-0.3% (2016 est.)
Saint Lucia
0.1% (2017 est.)
-3.1% (2016 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
1.5% (2015)
4.5% (2010)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
2.2% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)
Samoa
1.3% (2017 est.)
0.1% (2016 est.)
San Marino
1% (2017 est.)
0.6% (2016 est.)
Sao Tome and Principe
5.7% (2017 est.)
5.4% (2016 est.)
Saudi Arabia
-0.9% (2017 est.)
2% (2016 est.)
Senegal
1.3% (2017 est.)
0.8% (2016 est.)
Serbia
3.1% (2017 est.)
1.1% (2016 est.)
Seychelles
2.9% (2017 est.)
-1% (2016 est.)
Sierra Leone
18.2% (2017 est.)
10.9% (2016 est.)
Singapore
0.6% (2017 est.)
-0.5% (2016 est.)
Slovakia
1.3% (2017 est.)
-0.5% (2016 est.)
Slovenia
1.4% (2017 est.)
-0.1% (2016 est.)
Solomon Islands
0.5% (2017 est.)
0.5% (2016 est.)
Somalia
1.5% (2017 est.)
-71.1% (2016 est.)
South Africa
5.3% (2017 est.)
6.3% (2016 est.)
South Sudan
187.9% (2017 est.)
379.8% (2016 est.)
Spain
2% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)
Sri Lanka
6.5% (2017 est.)
4% (2016 est.)
Sudan
32.4% (2017 est.)
17.8% (2016 est.)
Suriname
22% (2017 est.)
55.5% (2016 est.)
Swaziland
6.2% (2017 est.)
7.8% (2016 est.)
Sweden
1.9% (2017 est.)
1.1% (2016 est.)
Switzerland
0.5% (2017 est.)
-0.4% (2016 est.)
Syria
28.1% (2017 est.)
47.3% (2016 est.)
Taiwan
1.1% (2017 est.)
1% (2016 est.)
Tajikistan
7.3% (2017 est.)
5.9% (2016 est.)
Tanzania
5.3% (2017 est.)
5.2% (2016 est.)
Thailand
0.7% (2017 est.)
0.2% (2016 est.)
Togo
-0.7% (2017 est.)
0.9% (2016 est.)
Tokelau

NA

Tonga
7.4% (2017 est.)
2.6% (2016 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago
1.9% (2017 est.)
3.1% (2016 est.)
Tunisia
5.3% (2017 est.)
3.7% (2016 est.)
Turkey
11.1% (2017 est.)
7.8% (2016 est.)
Turkmenistan
8% (2017 est.)
3.6% (2016 est.)
Turks and Caicos Islands
4% (2017 est.)
0.7% (2016 est.)
Tuvalu
4.1% (2017 est.)
3.5% (2016 est.)
Uganda
5.6% (2017 est.)
5.5% (2016 est.)
Ukraine
14.4% (2017 est.)
13.9% (2016 est.)

note: Excluding the temporarily occupied territories of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol and part of the anti-terrorist operation zone

United Arab Emirates
2% (2017 est.)
1.6% (2016 est.)
United Kingdom
2.7% (2017 est.)
0.7% (2016 est.)
United States
2.1% (2017 est.)
1.3% (2016 est.)
Uruguay
6.2% (2017 est.)
9.6% (2016 est.)
Uzbekistan
12.5% (2017 est.)
8% (2016 est.)

note: official data; based on independent analysis of consumer prices, inflation reached 22% in 2012

Vanuatu
3.1% (2017 est.)
0.8% (2016 est.)
Venezuela
1,087.5% (2017 est.)
254.4% (2016 est.)
Vietnam
3.5% (2017 est.)
2.7% (2016 est.)
Virgin Islands
1% (2016 est.)
2.6% (2015 est.)
Wallis and Futuna
0.9% (2015)
2.8% (2005)
West Bank
0.2% (2017 est.)
-0.2% (2016 est.)

note: excludes Gaza Strip

Western Sahara

NA

World
6.4% (2017 est.)
3.7% (2016 est.)
developed countries: 1.9% (2017 est.) 0.9% (2016 est.)
developing countries: 8.8% (2017 est.) 3.7% (2016 est.)
note: the above estimates are weighted averages; inflation in developed countries is 0% to 4% typically, in developing countries, 4% to 10% typically; national inflation rates vary widely in individual cases; inflation rates have declined for most countries for the last several years, held in check by increasing international competition from several low wage countries and by soft demand due to the world financial crisis
Yemen
24.7% (2017 est.)
-12.6% (2016 est.)
Zambia
6.6% (2017 est.)
17.9% (2016 est.)
Zimbabwe
0.9% (2017 est.)
-1.6% (2016 est.)

Source: CIA Factbook