St. Lucia - Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)

The value for Inflation, consumer prices (annual %) in St. Lucia was -0.98 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 49 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 34.22 in 1974 and a minimum value of -1.67 in 2009.

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
1966 2.48
1967 3.21
1968 3.97
1969 2.25
1970 13.40
1971 8.39
1972 7.88
1973 13.44
1974 34.22
1975 17.74
1976 9.67
1977 8.87
1978 10.88
1979 9.39
1980 19.48
1981 15.12
1982 4.61
1983 1.47
1984 1.21
1985 1.42
1986 2.19
1987 7.02
1988 0.83
1989 4.37
1990 4.27
1991 6.15
1992 5.14
1993 0.85
1994 2.82
1995 5.63
1996 0.92
1997 -0.01
1998 3.20
1999 3.50
2000 3.71
2001 5.31
2002 -0.26
2003 1.03
2004 1.46
2005 3.91
2006 2.34
2007 3.07
2008 7.18
2009 -1.67
2010 3.25
2011 2.77
2012 4.18
2013 1.47
2014 3.52
2015 -0.98

Aggregation method: Median

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Exchange rates & prices