Inflation, CPI (Average) rose to 2.65% in East Timor in 2019

Inflation, CPI (Average) (%)
Economy | East Timor | May 1, 2020
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Average inflation measured by CPI reached 2.65 % in 2019 in East Timor, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 44.3 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in East Timor reached an all time high of 4.09 % in 2002 and an all time low of -0.013 % in 2016. When compared to East Timor's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Australia amounted to 2.31 %, 3.85 % in Indonesia, 2.29 % in Malaysia and 3.79 % in Papua New Guinea in 2019.

East Timor has been ranked 98th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 38 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Inflation as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) 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.

Inflation, CPI (Average) Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Australia % 0.019% 2.16% 2.31% 2.51% 2.52%
Cambodia % 0.029% 3.31% 3.28% 3.23% 3.08%
East Timor % 0.006% 1.84% 2.65% 3.15% 3.65%
Indonesia % 0.038% 3.41% 3.85% 3.85% 3.36%
Malaysia % 0.039% 0.995% 2.29% 2.55% 2.51%
New Zealand % 0.019% 1.40% 1.71% 1.94% 2.02%
Papua New Guinea % 0.054% 4.21% 3.79% 3.82% 3.82%
Philippines % 0.029% 4.95% 4.00% 3.35% 3.07%
Singapore % 0.006% 1.04% 1.37% 1.45% 1.35%
Thailand % 0.007% 0.918% 0.916% 1.10% 1.40%
Vietnam % 0.035% 3.80% 4.00% 4.00% 4.00%