Inflation, CPI (Average) rose to 4.97% in Nepal in 2019

Inflation, CPI (Average) (%)
Economy | Nepal | January 01, 2020
$2.99
Excel Sheet

Average inflation measured by CPI reached 4.97 % in 2019 in Nepal, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 19.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Nepal reached an all time high of 4.97 % in 2019 and an all time low of -0.031 % in 1976. When compared to Nepal's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Bangladesh amounted to 6.15 %, 4.93 % in Bhutan, 2.38 % in China and 4.89 % in India in 2019.

Nepal has been ranked 50th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 25 places behind 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
Bangladesh % 0.057% 5.96% 6.15% 6.06% 5.81%
Bhutan % 0.039% 4.58% 4.93% 4.83% 4.68%
China % 0.016% 2.19% 2.38% 2.65% 2.80%
India % 0.025% 4.74% 4.89% 4.57% 4.26%
Japan % 0.005% 1.20% 1.32% 1.66% 1.05%
Myanmar % 0.046% 6.00% 5.80% 5.70% 5.50%
Nepal % 0.036% 4.15% 4.97% 5.50% 5.50%
Pakistan % 0.041% 3.93% 7.48% 6.47% 5.00%
Russia % 0.037% 2.83% 5.09% 4.80% 4.80%
Sri Lanka % 0.077% 4.85% 4.75% 4.85% 4.90%
USA % 0.021% 2.40% 2.15% 2.30% 2.19%