St. Lucia - Inflation

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

Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %)

The value for Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %) in St. Lucia was 0.16 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 38 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 20.95 in 1980 and a minimum value of -4.58 in 2008.

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
1978 5.24
1979 17.04
1980 20.95
1981 7.91
1982 6.76
1983 3.04
1984 2.50
1985 2.02
1986 4.27
1987 6.14
1988 0.24
1989 3.80
1990 8.09
1991 5.76
1992 2.14
1993 1.09
1994 2.73
1995 4.96
1996 0.48
1997 3.09
1998 2.43
1999 2.47
2000 1.28
2001 -1.42
2002 0.30
2003 5.14
2004 0.71
2005 7.03
2006 11.61
2007 10.44
2008 -4.58
2009 -0.71
2010 9.28
2011 0.61
2012 0.60
2013 3.52
2014 5.11
2015 4.15
2016 0.16

Inflation, GDP deflator: linked series (annual %)

The latest value for Inflation, GDP deflator: linked series (annual %) in St. Lucia was 0.16 as of 2016. Over the past 26 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 11.61 in 2006 and -4.58 in 2008.

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. This series has been linked to produce a consistent time series to counteract breaks in series over time due to changes in base years, source data and methodologies. Thus, it may not be comparable with other national accounts series in the database for historical years.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on World Bank national accounts data archives, OECD National Accounts, and the IMF WEO database.

See also:

Year Value
1990 8.09
1991 5.76
1992 2.14
1993 1.09
1994 2.73
1995 4.96
1996 -0.40
1997 3.09
1998 2.43
1999 2.47
2000 4.00
2001 -1.42
2002 0.30
2003 5.14
2004 0.71
2005 7.03
2006 11.61
2007 10.44
2008 -4.58
2009 -0.71
2010 9.28
2011 0.61
2012 0.60
2013 3.52
2014 5.11
2015 4.15
2016 0.16

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Exchange rates & prices