Average inflation measured by CPI reached 4.80 % in 2020 in Russia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 10,637 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Russia reached an all time high of 8.74 % in 1993 and an all time low of 0.029 % in 2018. When compared to Russia's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in China amounted to 2.65 %, 2.08 % in Germany, 1.66 % in Japan and 2.30 % in USA in 2020.
Russia has been ranked 55th within the group of 173 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 8 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.