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  The World Factbook.  2008.
 
Inflation rate (consumer prices)
 
 
CountryInflation rate (consumer prices)
Afghanistan16.3% (2005 est.)
Albania3% (2007 est.)
Algeria4.6% (2007 est.)
American SamoaNA%
Andorra3.2% (2005)
Angola12.5% (2007 est.)
Anguilla5.3% (2006 est.)
Antigua and Barbuda2.8% (2007 est.)
Argentina8.5% official rate; actual rate may be double the official rate (2007 est.)
Armenia6.6% (2007 est.)
Aruba3.4% (2005)
Australia3% (2007 est.)
Austria1.9% (2007 est.)
Azerbaijan16% (2007 est.)
Bahamas, The2.4% (2007 est.)
Bahrain3.5% (2007 est.)
Bangladesh8.8% (2007 est.)
Barbados5.5% (2007 est.)
Belarus8.3% (2007 est.)
Belgium1.7% (2007 est.)
Belize2.8% (2007 est.)
Benin2.5% (2007 est.)
Bermuda2.8% (November 2005)
Bhutan5.5% (2005 est.)
Bolivia12% (2007 est.)
Bosnia and Herzegovina1.5% (2007 est.)
Botswana7.2% (2007 est.)
Brazil4.1% (2007 est.)
British Virgin Islands2% (2005)
Brunei1.1% (2005)
Bulgaria7.8% (2007 est.)
Burkina Faso0.7% (2007 est.)
Burma39.5% (2007 est.)
Burundi7% (2007 est.)
Cambodia4.4% (2007 est.)
Cameroon2% (2007 est.)
Canada2.4% (2007 est.)
Cape Verde3% (2007 est.)
Cayman Islands4.4% (2004)
Central African Republic4% (2007 est.)
Chad4% (2007 est.)
Chile6.5% (2007 est.)
China4.7% (2007 est.)
Colombia5.5% (2007 est.)
Comoros3% (2005 est.)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the18.2% (2006 est.)
Congo, Republic of the7% (2007 est.)
Cook Islands2.1% (2005 est.)
Costa Rica9.3% (2007 est.)
Cote d'Ivoire1.8% (2007 est.)
Croatia2.2% (2007 est.)
Cuba3.6% (2007 est.)
Cyprusarea under government control: 2.3% (2007 est.)
area administered by Turkish Cypriots: 9.1% (2004 est.)
Czech Republic2.6% (2007 est.)
Denmark1.5% (2007 est.)
Djibouti3% (2005 est.)
Dominica-0.1% (2005 est.)
Dominican Republic5.8% (2007 est.)
Ecuador3.3% (2007 est.)
Egypt8.8% (2007 est.)
El Salvador4.9% (2007 est.)
Equatorial Guinea5.5% (2007 est.)
Eritrea15.5% (2007 est.)
Estonia6.3% (2007 est.)
Ethiopia15.9% (2007 est.)
European Union1.8% (2006 est.)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)3.6% (1998)
Faroe Islands1.8% (2005)
Fiji3% (2005)
Finland2.7% (2007 est.)
France1.5% (2007 est.)
French Polynesia1.1% (2006 est.)
Gabon5% (2007 est.)
Gambia, The3.5% (2007 est.)
Gaza Strip3.6% (includes West Bank) (2006)
Georgia11% (2007 est.)
Germany2% (2007 est.)
Ghana11% (2007 est.)
Gibraltar2.9% (2005)
Greece2.6% (2007 est.)
Greenland1% (2005 est.)
Grenada3% (2005 est.)
Guam2.5% (2005 est.)
Guatemala6.6% (2007 est.)
Guernsey3.4% (June 2006)
Guinea20% (2007 est.)
Guinea-Bissau4% (2002 est.)
Guyana10.4% (2007 est.)
Haiti8.9% (2007 est.)
Honduras6.4% (2007 est.)
Hong Kong2% (2007 est.)
Hungary7.8% (2007 est.)
Iceland4.9% (2007 est.)
India5.9% (2007 est.)
Indonesia6.3% (2007 est.)
Iran17% (July 2007 est.)
Iraq4.7% (2007 est.)
Ireland4.7% (2007 est.)
Isle of Man3.1% (December 2006 est.)
Israel0.4% (2007 est.)
Italy1.7% (2007 est.)
Jamaica7.1% (2007 est.)
Japan0% (2007 est.)
Jersey3.7% (December 2006)
Jordan5.4% (2007 est.)
Kazakhstan9.5% (2007 est.)
Kenya9.3% (2007 est.)
Kiribati0.5% (2005 est.)
Korea, NorthNA%
Korea, South2.5% (2007)
Kosovo2% (2007 est.)
Kosovo2% (2007 est.)
Kuwait3.9% (2007 est.)
Kyrgyzstan6.4% (2007 est.)
Laos5% (2007 est.)
Latvia9.6% (2007 est.)
Lebanon5.6% (2007 est.)
Lesotho12% (2007 est.)
Liberia15% (2003 est.)
Libya3.3% (2007 est.)
Liechtenstein1% (2001)
Lithuania5.4% (2007 est.)
Luxembourg2.1% (2007 est.)
Macau7.2% (2006)
Macedonia2% (2007 est.)
Madagascar10% (2007 est.)
Malawi8% (2007 est.)
Malaysia2.1%
note: approximately 30% of goods are price-controlled (2007 est.)
Maldives6% (2005 est.)
Mali4.5% (2002 est.)
Malta0.9% (2007 est.)
Marshall Islands3% (2005 est.)
Mauritania7% (2003 est.)
Mauritius9.1% (2007 est.)
Mayotte1.7% (2005)
Mexico3.8% (2007)
Micronesia, Federated States of2.2% (2005)
Moldova12.5% (2007 est.)
Monaco1.9% (2000)
Mongolia9.5% (2005 est.)
Montenegro3.4% (2004)
Montserrat2.6% (2002 est.)
Morocco2.1% (2007 est.)
Mozambique8% (2007 est.)
Namibia6.7% (2007 est.)
Nauru-3.6% (1993)
Nepal8.6% (November 2006 est.)
Netherlands1.8% (2007 est.)
Netherlands Antilles2.1% (2003 est.)
New Caledonia1.4% (2000 est.)
New Zealand2.5% (2007 est.)
Nicaragua9.8% (2007 est.)
Niger0.2% (2004 est.)
Nigeria6.5% (2007 est.)
Niue4% (2005)
Northern Mariana Islands-0.8% (2000)
Norway0.4% (2007 est.)
Oman4% (2007 est.)
Pakistan6.9% (2007 est.)
Palau2.7% (2005 est.)
Panama5.1% (2007 est.)
Papua New Guinea1.8% (2007 est.)
Paraguay6% (2007)
Peru3.5% (2007 est.)
Philippines2.8% (2007 est.)
Poland2.1% (2007 est.)
Portugal2.4% (2007 est.)
Puerto Rico6.5% (2003 est.)
Qatar12% (2007 est.)
Romania4.6% (2007 est.)
Russia11.9% annual average
note: 12% at year-end (2007 est.)
Rwanda8% (2007 est.)
Saint Helena3.2% (1997 est.)
Saint Kitts and Nevis8.7% (2005 est.)
Saint Lucia2.9% (2005 est.)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon8.1% (2005)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines1% (2005 est.)
Samoa3.3% (2005)
San Marino-1.5% (2006)
Sao Tome and Principe17% (2007 est.)
Saudi Arabia3.4% (2007 est.)
Senegal5.4% (2007 est.)
Serbia8.9% (2007 est.)
Seychelles2.9% (2007 est.)
Sierra Leone1% (2002 est.)
Singapore4.4% (2007)
Slovakia2.7% (2007 est.)
Slovenia5.6% (2007 est.)
Solomon Islands6.6% (2005 est.)
SomaliaNA%; note - businesses print their own money, so inflation rates cannot be easily determined
South Africa6.5% (2007 est.)
Spain2.4% (2007 est.)
Sri Lanka15.6% (2007 est.)
Sudan5.3% (2007 est.)
Suriname9.5% (2005 est.)
Swaziland6% (2007 est.)
Sweden2% (2007 est.)
Switzerland0.6% (2007 est.)
Syria7% (2007 est.)
Taiwan1.8% (2007 est.)
Tajikistan9.8% (2007 est.)
Tanzania7% (2007 est.)
Thailand2.2% (2007)
Timor-Leste5.4% (2007 est.)
Togo3% (2007 est.)
TokelauNA%
Tonga11.1% (2005 est.)
Trinidad and Tobago7.6% (2007 est.)
Tunisia2.9% (2007 est.)
Turkey8.5% (2007 est.)
Turkmenistan11.3% (2007 est.)
Turks and Caicos Islands4% (1995)
Tuvalu3.9% (2005 est.)
Uganda5.8% (2007 est.)
Ukraine11.3% (2007 est.)
United Arab Emirates12% (2007 est.)
United Kingdom2.4% (2007 est.)
United States2.7% (2007 est.)
Uruguay8.5% (2007)
Uzbekistan16% officially, but 38% based on analysis of consumer prices (2007 est.)
Vanuatu-1.6% (2005 est.)
Venezuela20.7% (Year ending November 2007)
Vietnam8.3% (2007 est.)
Virgin Islands2.2% (2003)
Wallis and Futuna2.8% (2005)
West Bank3.6% (includes Gaza Strip) (2006)
Western SaharaNA%
Worlddeveloped countries 1% to 4% typically; developing countries 5% to 20% typically; national inflation rates vary widely in individual cases, from declining prices in Japan to hyperinflation in one Third World countries (Zimbabwe); inflation rates have declined for most countries for the last several years, held in check by increasing international competition from several low wage countries (2005 est.)
Yemen10.7% (2007 est.)
Zambia8.9% (2007 est.)
Zimbabwe26,470% official data; private sector estimates are much higher (2007)

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