Average inflation measured by CPI reached 3.79 % in 2019 in Papua New Guinea, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.890000000000001 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Papua New Guinea reached an all time high of 4.21 % in 2018 and an all time low of 0.009 % in 2007. When compared to Papua New Guinea's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Australia amounted to 2.31 %, 3.85 % in Indonesia, 1.71 % in New Zealand and 4.00 % in Philippines in 2019.
Papua New Guinea has been ranked 76th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 28 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.