Syrian Arab Republic - Inflation

Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)

The value for Inflation, consumer prices (annual %) in Syrian Arab Republic was 36.70 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 52 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 59.48 in 1987 and a minimum value of -3.88 in 1965.

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
1960 5.12
1961 1.96
1962 -3.85
1963 1.92
1964 5.40
1965 -3.88
1966 3.79
1967 6.45
1968 2.85
1969 -1.99
1970 4.64
1971 5.61
1972 2.10
1973 20.36
1974 15.53
1975 11.46
1976 11.43
1977 11.97
1978 4.81
1979 4.55
1980 19.30
1981 18.39
1982 14.30
1983 6.13
1984 9.23
1985 17.25
1986 36.06
1987 59.48
1988 34.56
1989 11.40
1990 19.40
1991 9.00
1992 11.01
1993 13.22
1994 15.33
1995 7.98
1996 8.25
1997 1.89
1998 -0.80
1999 -3.70
2000 -3.85
2001 3.00
2002 -0.13
2003 5.80
2004 4.43
2005 7.24
2006 10.02
2007 3.91
2008 15.75
2009 2.92
2010 4.40
2011 4.75
2012 36.70

Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %)

The value for Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %) in Syrian Arab Republic was 11.97 as of 2007. As the graph below shows, over the past 46 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 29.45 in 1974 and a minimum value of -7.89 in 1972.

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
1961 -0.57
1962 -2.75
1963 22.50
1964 2.12
1965 -2.95
1966 7.59
1967 0.94
1968 4.32
1969 -3.18
1970 3.00
1971 7.21
1972 -7.89
1973 16.84
1974 29.45
1975 8.76
1976 8.18
1977 10.66
1978 10.28
1979 16.11
1980 17.47
1981 17.16
1982 2.40
1983 5.04
1984 7.16
1985 4.10
1986 26.32
1987 25.41
1988 28.61
1989 23.33
1990 19.33
1991 7.61
1992 5.12
1993 5.85
1994 13.62
1995 6.68
1996 15.90
1997 6.01
1998 -0.30
1999 7.44
2000 9.70
2001 4.56
2002 -1.31
2003 0.60
2004 10.33
2005 11.97
2006 7.79
2007 11.97

Inflation, GDP deflator: linked series (annual %)

The latest value for Inflation, GDP deflator: linked series (annual %) in Syrian Arab Republic was 11.97 as of 2007. Over the past 17 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 19.33 in 1990 and -1.31 in 2002.

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 19.33
1991 7.61
1992 5.12
1993 5.85
1994 13.62
1995 6.68
1996 15.90
1997 6.01
1998 -0.30
1999 7.44
2000 9.70
2001 4.56
2002 -1.31
2003 0.60
2004 10.33
2005 11.97
2006 7.79
2007 11.97

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Exchange rates & prices