* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Inflation: percent change in the Consumer Price Index, 2021 - Country rankings:

The average for 2021 based on 118 countries was 5.8 percent.The highest value was in Lebanon: 154.8 percent and the lowest value was in Bahrain: -0.6 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Inflation, 2021 Global rank Available data
Lebanon 154.8 1 2009 - 2021
Suriname 59.1 2 1960 - 2021
Turkey 19.6 3 1960 - 2021
Haiti 16.8 4 1960 - 2021
Guinea 12.6 5 2005 - 2021
Sierra Leone 11.9 6 2007 - 2021
Ghana 10 7 1965 - 2021
Georgia 9.6 8 1995 - 2021
Belarus 9.5 9 1993 - 2021
Pakistan 9.5 10 1960 - 2021
Burundi 8.4 11 1966 - 2021
Brazil 8.3 12 1981 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 8.2 13 1960 - 2021
Uruguay 7.7 14 1960 - 2021
Gambia 7.4 15 1962 - 2021
Bhutan 7.3 16 1981 - 2021
Algeria 7.2 17 1970 - 2021
Armenia 7.2 18 1994 - 2021
Botswana 7.2 19 1975 - 2021
Mongolia 7.1 20 1993 - 2021
Azerbaijan 6.7 21 1992 - 2021
Russia 6.7 22 1993 - 2021
Kenya 6.1 23 1960 - 2021
Iraq 6 24 1960 - 2021
Lesotho 6 25 1974 - 2021
Mexico 5.7 26 1960 - 2021
Tunisia 5.7 27 1984 - 2021
Bangladesh 5.5 28 1987 - 2021
Hungary 5.1 29 1973 - 2021
Moldova 5.1 30 1992 - 2021
Poland 5.1 31 1971 - 2021
Romania 5.1 32 1991 - 2021
Guyana 5 33 1995 - 2021
Nicaragua 4.9 34 2000 - 2021
Paraguay 4.8 35 1960 - 2021
Estonia 4.7 36 1993 - 2021
Lithuania 4.7 37 1992 - 2021
USA 4.7 38 1960 - 2021
South Africa 4.6 39 1960 - 2021
Chile 4.5 40 1971 - 2021
Honduras 4.5 41 1960 - 2021
Papua N.G. 4.5 42 1972 - 2021
Iceland 4.4 43 1960 - 2021
Guatemala 4.3 44 1960 - 2021
Peru 4.3 45 1960 - 2021
Ivory Coast 4.1 46 1961 - 2021
Nepal 4.1 47 1965 - 2021
Serbia 4.1 48 1995 - 2021
Mauritius 4 49 1964 - 2021
Mali 3.9 50 1989 - 2021
New Zealand 3.9 51 1960 - 2021
Czechia 3.8 52 1992 - 2021
Laos 3.8 53 1989 - 2021
Niger 3.8 54 1964 - 2021
Burkina Faso 3.7 55 1960 - 2021
Namibia 3.6 56 2003 - 2021
Colombia 3.5 57 1960 - 2021
El Salvador 3.5 58 1960 - 2021
Norway 3.5 59 1960 - 2021
Canada 3.4 60 1960 - 2021
Kuwait 3.4 61 1973 - 2021
Bulgaria 3.3 62 1986 - 2021
Latvia 3.3 63 1992 - 2021
Germany 3.1 64 1960 - 2021
Samoa 3.1 65 1962 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 3.1 66 1964 - 2021
Slovakia 3.1 67 1992 - 2021
Spain 3.1 68 1960 - 2021
Australia 2.9 69 1960 - 2021
Cambodia 2.9 70 1995 - 2021
Austria 2.8 71 1960 - 2021
Netherlands 2.7 72 1960 - 2021
Croatia 2.6 73 1986 - 2021
Euro area 2.5 74 1960 - 2021
Luxembourg 2.5 75 1960 - 2021
Malaysia 2.5 76 1960 - 2021
South Korea 2.5 77 1960 - 2021
UK 2.5 78 1960 - 2021
Belgium 2.4 79 1960 - 2021
Ireland 2.4 80 1960 - 2021
Montenegro 2.4 81 2006 - 2021
Cameroon 2.3 82 1969 - 2021
Qatar 2.3 83 1980 - 2021
Singapore 2.3 84 1961 - 2021
Finland 2.2 85 1960 - 2021
Sweden 2.2 86 1960 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 2.1 87 1999 - 2021
Albania 2 88 1992 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 2 89 2006 - 2021
Denmark 1.9 90 1960 - 2021
Italy 1.9 91 1960 - 2021
Slovenia 1.9 92 1981 - 2021
Vietnam 1.8 93 1996 - 2021
Costa Rica 1.7 94 1960 - 2021
France 1.6 95 1960 - 2021
Hong Kong 1.6 96 1982 - 2021
Indonesia 1.6 97 1960 - 2021
Panama 1.6 98 1960 - 2021
Israel 1.5 99 1960 - 2021
Malta 1.5 100 1960 - 2021
Oman 1.5 101 2001 - 2021
Morocco 1.4 102 1960 - 2021
Jordan 1.3 103 1970 - 2021
Portugal 1.3 104 1960 - 2021
Greece 1.2 105 1960 - 2021
Grenada 1.2 106 1977 - 2021
Palestine 1.2 107 1997 - 2021
Thailand 1.2 108 1960 - 2021
China 1 109 1987 - 2021
Bolivia 0.7 110 1960 - 2021
Switzerland 0.6 111 1960 - 2021
Dominica 0.5 112 1967 - 2021
Maldives 0.5 113 1986 - 2021
Fiji 0.2 114 1970 - 2021
Ecuador 0.1 115 1960 - 2021
Japan -0.2 116 1960 - 2021
Rwanda -0.4 117 1967 - 2021
Bahrain -0.6 118 1966 - 2021


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.
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