UAE Inflation Rate 2008-2020

Inflation as measured by the consumer price index 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. The Laspeyres formula is generally used.
  • UAE inflation rate for 2019 was -1.93%, a 5% decline from 2018.
  • UAE inflation rate for 2018 was 3.07%, a 1.1% increase from 2017.
  • UAE inflation rate for 2017 was 1.97%, a 0.35% increase from 2016.
  • UAE inflation rate for 2016 was 1.62%, a 2.45% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Czech Republic 2.85%
Latvia 2.81%
Slovak Republic 2.66%
Netherlands 2.63%
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Estonia 2.28%
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Norway 2.17%
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Sweden 1.78%
Luxembourg 1.74%
United Kingdom 1.74%
Malta 1.64%
Slovenia 1.63%
New Zealand 1.62%
Australia 1.61%
Austria 1.53%
Germany 1.45%
Belgium 1.44%
France 1.11%
Kuwait 1.09%
Finland 1.02%
Ireland 0.94%
Israel 0.84%
Croatia 0.77%
Denmark 0.76%
Spain 0.70%
Italy 0.61%
Singapore 0.57%
Japan 0.48%
South Korea 0.38%
Switzerland 0.36%
Portugal 0.34%
Greece 0.25%
Cyprus 0.25%
Oman 0.13%
Panama -0.36%
Brunei -0.39%
Qatar -0.67%
UAE -1.93%
Saudi Arabia -2.09%
UAE Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 -1.93% -5.00%
2018 3.07% 1.10%
2017 1.97% 0.35%
2016 1.62% -2.45%
2015 4.07% 1.72%
2014 2.35% 1.25%
2013 1.10% 0.44%
2012 0.66% -0.22%
2011 0.88% 0.00%
2010 0.88% -0.68%
2009 1.56% -10.69%
2008 12.25% -10.69%