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The World Factbook 2002

  Field Listing - Inflation rate (consumer prices)


This entry furnishes the annual percent change in consumer prices compared with the previous year's consumer prices
Country
Inflation rate (consumer prices) (%)
Afghanistan NA%
Albania 3% (2001 est.)
Algeria 3% (2001 est.)
American Samoa NA%
Andorra 4.3% (2000)
Angola 110% (2001 est.)
Anguilla 2.3% (2001 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda 0.4% (2000 est.)
Argentina 4% (2001 est.)
Armenia 3.1% (2000 est.)
Aruba 4% (2000)
Australia 4.3% (2001 est.)
Austria 2.6% (2001)
Azerbaijan 1.6% (2001 est.)
Bahamas, The 1.5% (2001 est.)
Bahrain 1.5% (2001 est.)
Bangladesh 5.8% (2000 est.)
Barbados 3.5% (2001 est.)
Belarus 46.1% (2001 est.)
Belgium 2.4% (2001 est.)
Belize 1.7% (2001 est.)
Benin 3% (2001 est.)
Bermuda 3% (July 2001)
Bhutan 7% (2000 est.)
Bolivia 2% (2001 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 5% (2001 est.)
Botswana 6.6% (2001 est.)
Brazil 7.7% (2001)
British Virgin Islands 3.3% (2000)
Brunei 1% (1999 est.)
Bulgaria 7.5% (2001 est.)
Burkina Faso 3.5% (2001 est.)
Burma 20% (2001 est.)
Burundi 14% (2001 est.)
Cambodia 1.6% (2000 est.)
Cameroon 2% (2000 est.)
Canada 2.8% (2001 est.)
Cape Verde 3% (2001)
Cayman Islands 2.3% (2000)
Central African Republic 3.6% (2001 est.)
Chad 3% (2000 est.)
Chile 3.5% (2001 est.)
China 0.8% (2001 est.)
Christmas Island NA%
Cocos (Keeling) Islands NA%
Colombia 7.6% (2001)
Comoros 3.5% (2001 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 358% (2001 est.)
Congo, Republic of the 3% (2001 est.)
Cook Islands 3.2% (2000 est.)
Costa Rica 12.1% (2001 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire 2.5% (2000 est.)
Croatia 5% (2001 est.)
Cuba 0.5% (2001 est.)
Cyprus Greek Cypriot area: 1.9% (2001 est.); Turkish Cypriot area: 53.2% (2000 est.)
Czech Republic 4.7% (2001 est.)
Denmark 2.4% (2001 est.)
Djibouti 2% (2001 est.)
Dominica 1% (2001 est.)
Dominican Republic 5% (2001 est.)
East Timor NA%
Ecuador 22% (2001 est.)
Egypt 2.3% (2001)
El Salvador 3.8% (2001 est.)
Equatorial Guinea 6% (2001 est.)
Eritrea 15% (2001 est.)
Estonia 5.8% (2001)
Ethiopia 6.8% (2001 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 3.6% (1998)
Faroe Islands 5.1% (1999)
Fiji 3% (2000 est.)
Finland 2.6% (2001 est.)
France 1.7% (2001 est.)
French Guiana 2.5% (1992)
French Polynesia 1.5% (1994)
Gabon 1.5% (2001 est.)
Gambia, The 4% (2001 est.)
Gaza Strip 1% (includes West Bank) (2001 est.)
Georgia 4.6% (2001 est.)
Germany 2.4% (2001)
Ghana 25% (2001 est.)
Gibraltar 1.5% (1998)
Greece 3.4% (2001)
Greenland 1.6% (1999 est.)
Grenada 2.8% (2001 est.)
Guadeloupe NA%
Guam 0% (1999 est.)
Guatemala 7.6% (2001)
Guernsey 3.99% (2000 est.)
Guinea 6% (2000 est.)
Guinea-Bissau 5% (2001 est.)
Guyana 6% (2001 est.)
Haiti 14% (2001 est.)
Honduras 9.7% (2001 est.)
Hong Kong -1.6% (2001 est.)
Hungary 9.2% (2001 est.)
Iceland 3.5% (2000 est.)
India 3.5% (2000 est.)
Indonesia 11.5% (2001 est.)
Iran 13% (2001 est.)
Iraq 60% (2001 est.)
Ireland 4.9% (2001)
Israel 1.1% (2001 est.)
Italy 2.7% (2001)
Jamaica 6.9% (2001 est.)
Japan -0.6% (2001 est.)
Jersey 4.7% (1998)
Jordan 1.5% (2001 est.)
Kazakhstan 8.5% (2001 est.)
Kenya 3.3% (2001 est.)
Kiribati 2.5% (2001 est.)
Korea, North NA%
Korea, South 4.3% (2001 est.)
Kuwait 2.7% (2001)
Kyrgyzstan 7% (2001 est.)
Laos 10% (2001 est.)
Latvia 2.5% (2001)
Lebanon 0.5% (2001 est.)
Lesotho 6.9% (2001 est.)
Liberia 8% (2001 est.)
Libya 13.6% (2001 est.)
Liechtenstein 1% (2001)
Lithuania 1.3% (2001 est.)
Luxembourg 2.4% (2001 est.)
Macau -2% (2001 est.)
Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of 5.3% (2001 est.)
Madagascar 7% (2001 est.)
Malawi 28.6% (2001 est.)
Malaysia 1.5% (2001 est.)
Maldives 3% (2000 est.)
Mali 4.5% (2001 est.)
Malta 2.8% (2001 est.)
Man, Isle of 2.5% (2000 est.)
Marshall Islands 1.9% (1999 est.)
Martinique 3.9% (1990)
Mauritania 4.4% (2001 est.)
Mauritius 4.2% (2001 est.)
Mayotte NA%
Mexico 6.5% (2001 est.)
Micronesia, Federated States of 2.5% (2001 est.)
Moldova 9.6% (2001 est.)
Monaco NA%
Mongolia 11.8% (2000 est.)
Montserrat 5% (1998)
Morocco 1% (2001 est.)
Mozambique 10% (2001 est.)
Namibia 8.8% (2001)
Nauru -3.6% (1993)
Nepal 2.1% (FY00/01 est.)
Netherlands 4.5% (2001 est.)
Netherlands Antilles 5.8% (2000 est.)
New Caledonia 2.3% (2000 est.)
New Zealand 2.6% (2001 est.)
Nicaragua 7.4% (2001 est.)
Niger 4.2% (2001 est.)
Nigeria 14.9% (2001 est.)
Niue 1% (1995)
Norfolk Island NA%
Northern Mariana Islands 1.2% (1997 est.)
Norway 3.1% (2001 est.)
Oman 1% (2001 est.)
Pakistan 4% (2001 est.)
Palau 3.4% (2000 est.)
Panama 1% (2000 est.)
Papua New Guinea 10.3% (2001 est.)
Paraguay 7.2% (2001 est.)
Peru 1.5% (2001 est.)
Philippines 6% (2001 est.)
Pitcairn Islands NA%
Poland 5.3% (2001 est.)
Portugal 4.4% (2001 est.)
Puerto Rico 5.7% (2000 est.)
Qatar 2% (2001)
Reunion NA%
Romania 34.5% (2001 est.)
Russia 21.9% (2001 est.)
Rwanda 5% (2001 est.)
Saint Helena 3.2% (1997 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis 1.7% (2001 est.)
Saint Lucia 3% (2001 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 2.1% (1991-96 average)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -0.4% (2001 est.)
Samoa 2.5% (2001 est.)
San Marino 3.3% (2001)
Sao Tome and Principe 7% (2001 est.)
Saudi Arabia 1.7% (2001)
Senegal 3.3% (2001 est.)
Seychelles 6.1% (2001 est.)
Sierra Leone 15% (2000 est.)
Singapore 1.5% (2001 est.)
Slovakia 7.4% (2001 est.)
Slovenia 8.4% (2001 est.)
Solomon Islands 7.9% (2001 est.)
Somalia over 100% (businesses print their own money) (2000 est.)
South Africa 5.8% (2001 est.)
Spain 3.8% (2001 est.)
Sri Lanka 14.2% (2001 est.)
Sudan 10% (2001 est.)
Suriname 59% (2000)
Svalbard NA%
Swaziland 7.5% (2001 est.)
Sweden 2.7% (2001 est.)
Switzerland 1% (2001)
Syria 0.3% (2001 est.)
Taiwan 0.5% (2001 est.)
Tajikistan 33% (2001 est.)
Tanzania 5% (2001 est.)
Thailand 1.6% (2001)
Togo 2.3% (2001 est.)
Tokelau NA%
Tonga 9.4% (2001 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago 5.6% (2001 est.)
Tunisia 2.7% (2001 est.)
Turkey 69% (2001)
Turkmenistan 10% (2001 est.)
Turks and Caicos Islands 4% (1995)
Tuvalu 5% (2000 est.)
Uganda 3.5% (2001 est.)
Ukraine 12% (2001 est.)
United Arab Emirates 4.5% (2000 est.)
United Kingdom 1.8% (2001 est.)
United States 2.8% (2001)
Uruguay 3.6% (2001)
Uzbekistan 23% (2001 est.)
Vanuatu 2.5% (2000 est.)
Venezuela 12.3% (2001)
Vietnam -0.3% (2001 est.)
Virgin Islands NA%
Wallis and Futuna NA%
West Bank 1% (includes Gaza Strip) (2001 est.)
Western Sahara NA%
World developed countries 1% to 4% typically; developing countries 5% to 60% typically (2001 est.); national inflation rates vary widely in individual cases, from declining prices in Japan to hyperinflation in several Third World countries
Yemen 10% (2001 est.)
Yugoslavia 40% (2001 est.)
Zambia 21.5% (2001)
Zimbabwe 100% (2001)

This page was last updated on 1 January 2002

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