Which Country Suffers the Most from Rising Prices?

Inflation, CPI (Average) (%), 2019 or latest
Economy | December 2, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 173 countries in 2019, Venezuela ranked the highest in average inflation measured by CPI with 10,000,000% followed by South Sudan and Sudan. On the other end of the scale was Palestine with 0.002%, Brunei with 0.500% and Ecuador with 0.509%.

Average average inflation measured by CPI reached 3.83% in 2019 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.269 % less than in the previous year and 99.2 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average average inflation measured by CPI reached an all time high of 17.5% in 1980 and an all time low of 0.014% in 2015. The average annual growth amounted to 7.63 % since 1960.

Data for more countries are available at Inflation, CPI (Average) indicator page.

Inflation, CPI (Average) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Angola % 0.088% 0.073% 0.103% 0.324% 0.317%
Argentina % 10.6% ... ... ... 25.7%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 0.008% 0.012% 0.007% 0.029% 41.5%
Egypt % 0.094% 0.101% 0.104% 0.138% 0.295%
Iran % 0.393% 0.172% 0.137% 0.087% 0.100%
Liberia % ... 0.076% 0.099% 0.077% 0.088% 0.124%
Libya % 0.026% 2.43% 9.84% 25.9% 28.5%
Nigeria % 0.085% 0.081% 0.090% 0.157% 0.165%
Sierra Leone % 0.055% 0.046% 0.067% 0.109% 0.182%
South Sudan % ... < -0.001% 0.017% 0.528% 3.80% 1.88%
Sudan % 0.365% 0.369% 0.169% 17.8% 32.4%
Turkey % 0.075% 0.089% 0.077% 0.078% 0.111%
Uzbekistan % 11.7% 9.08% 8.46% 7.98% 12.5%
Venezuela % 0.406% 0.622% 1.22% 2.55% 1,088%
Yemen % 0.110% 0.081% 12.0% -12.6% 24.7%