Bangladesh Inflation Rate 1987-2020

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.
  • 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.
  • Bangladesh inflation rate for 2016 was 5.51%, a 0.68% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Sudan 50.99%
Angola 17.15%
Nigeria 11.40%
Pakistan 10.58%
Zambia 9.15%
Myanmar 8.83%
Ukraine 7.89%
India 7.66%
Mongolia 7.30%
Ghana 7.18%
Tunisia 6.72%
Bangladesh 5.59%
Nicaragua 5.38%
Lesotho 5.19%
Georgia 4.85%
Moldova 4.84%
Honduras 4.37%
Papua New Guinea 3.64%
Sri Lanka 3.53%
Lao PDR 3.32%
Djibouti 3.32%
Indonesia 3.03%
Vietnam 2.80%
Vanuatu 2.76%
Bhutan 2.73%
Kosovo 2.68%
Philippines 2.48%
Cameroon 2.45%
Mauritania 2.30%
Congo, Rep. 2.21%
Bolivia 1.84%
Solomon Islands 1.63%
West Bank and Gaza 1.58%
Kyrgyz Republic 1.13%
Cabo Verde 1.11%
Morocco 0.20%
El Salvador 0.08%
Bangladesh Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
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%