Bangladesh Inflation Rate 1987-2021

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.
  • Bangladesh inflation rate for 2020 was 5.69%, a 0.1% increase from 2019.
  • Bangladesh inflation rate for 2019 was 5.59%, a 0.05% increase from 2018.
  • Bangladesh inflation rate for 2018 was 5.54%, a 0.16% decline from 2017.
  • Bangladesh inflation rate for 2017 was 5.70%, a 0.19% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Zambia 15.73%
Ghana 9.95%
Pakistan 9.74%
India 6.62%
Kyrgyz Republic 6.33%
Sri Lanka 6.15%
Bangladesh 5.69%
Tunisia 5.63%
Bhutan 5.63%
Kenya 5.40%
Georgia 5.20%
Lao PDR 5.13%
Egypt 5.04%
Lesotho 4.98%
Moldova 3.77%
Mongolia 3.69%
Nicaragua 3.68%
Honduras 3.47%
Vietnam 3.22%
Solomon Islands 2.96%
Ukraine 2.73%
Philippines 2.64%
Cameroon 2.44%
Mauritania 2.39%
Bolivia 0.94%
Morocco 0.71%
Cabo Verde 0.61%
Kosovo 0.20%
El Salvador -0.37%
West Bank and Gaza -0.74%
Bangladesh Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 5.69% 0.10%
2019 5.59% 0.05%
2018 5.54% -0.16%
2017 5.70% 0.19%
2016 5.51% -0.68%
2015 6.19% -0.80%
2014 6.99% -0.54%
2013 7.53% 1.31%
2012 6.22% -5.18%
2011 11.40% 3.27%
2010 8.13% 2.70%
2009 5.42% -3.48%
2008 8.90% -0.21%
2007 9.11% 2.34%
2006 6.77% -0.28%
2005 7.05% -0.54%
2004 7.59% 1.92%
2003 5.67% 2.34%
2002 3.33% 1.33%
2001 2.01% -0.20%
2000 2.21% -3.90%
1999 6.11% -2.30%
1998 8.40% 3.10%
1997 5.31% 2.93%
1996 2.38% -7.92%
1995 10.30% 4.98%
1994 5.31% 2.30%
1993 3.01% -0.62%
1992 3.63% -2.72%
1991 6.36% 0.23%
1990 6.13% 0.08%
1989 6.05% -1.37%
1988 7.41% -2.46%
1987 9.87% -2.46%