Average inflation measured by CPI reached 2.39 % in 2018 in Cambodia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 17.9 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Cambodia reached an all time high of 191 % in 1991 and an all time low of -31.2 % in 1987. When compared to Cambodia's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in China amounted to 2.11 %, 2.04 % in Laos, 1.06 % in Thailand and 3.54 % in Vietnam in 2018.
Cambodia has been ranked 94th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 84 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.