* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Inflation: percent change in the Consumer Price Index, 2018 - Country rankings:

The average for 2018 based on 154 countries was 3.4 percent.The highest value was in Liberia: 23.6 percent and the lowest value was in Burundi: -2.8 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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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.
Inflation in the European union
Inflation in Europe
Inflation in Asia
Inflation in Africa
Inflation in North America
Inflation in South America
Inflation in Australia


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