UAE Inflation Rate 2008-2021

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 2020 was -2.08%, a 0.15% decline from 2019.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Uruguay 9.76%
Saudi Arabia 3.45%
Poland 3.37%
Hungary 3.33%
Czech Republic 3.16%
Chile 3.05%
Iceland 2.85%
Brunei 1.94%
Slovak Republic 1.94%
New Zealand 1.71%
Austria 1.38%
Norway 1.29%
Netherlands 1.27%
United States 1.23%
Lithuania 1.20%
United Kingdom 0.99%
Australia 0.85%
Luxembourg 0.82%
Belgium 0.74%
Canada 0.72%
Malta 0.64%
Trinidad and Tobago 0.60%
South Korea 0.54%
Germany 0.51%
Sweden 0.50%
France 0.48%
Denmark 0.42%
Hong Kong 0.33%
Latvia 0.22%
Bahamas 0.04%
Portugal -0.01%
Japan -0.02%
Slovenia -0.05%
Italy -0.14%
Singapore -0.18%
Spain -0.32%
Ireland -0.33%
Estonia -0.44%
Israel -0.59%
Cyprus -0.64%
Switzerland -0.73%
Oman -0.90%
Greece -1.25%
Panama -1.55%
UAE -2.08%
Bahrain -2.32%
Qatar -2.54%
UAE Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 -2.08% -0.15%
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%