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Inflation, CPI (Average) rose 39.2% to 3.62% in Bhutan in 2020

Inflation, CPI (Average) (%), 2020
Economy | Bhutan | June 1, 2021
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Average inflation measured by CPI rose 39.2% to 3.62% in Bhutan in 2020, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Bhutan reached an all time high of 13.0% in 1984 and an all time low of 2.47% in 2003. When compared to Bhutan's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Bangladesh amounted to 5.65%, 2.92% in China, 4.95% in India and 6.38% in Nepal in 2020.

Bhutan has been ranked 60th within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Inflation, CPI (Average) Unit 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Bangladesh % 5.48% 5.65% 5.88% 5.49% 5.49%
Bhutan % 2.60% 3.62% 4.60% 3.85% 3.08%
China % 2.90% 2.92% 2.68% 2.60% 2.60%
India % 4.76% 4.95% 3.75% 3.83% 3.87%
Japan % 0.477% -0.063% 0.296% 0.672% 0.774%
Myanmar % 8.63% 6.11% 6.21% 6.01% 5.96%
Nepal % 4.64% 6.38% 6.00% 5.80% 5.60%
Pakistan % 6.74% 10.7% 8.84% 7.28% 6.52%
Russia % 4.47% 3.22% 3.25% 3.20% 3.80%
Sri Lanka % 4.30% 4.67% 4.65% 4.90% 5.00%
USA % 1.81% 1.52% 2.77% 2.10% 2.11%