Bahrain Inflation Rate 1966-2020

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.
  • Bahrain inflation rate for 2018 was 2.08%, a 0.7% increase from 2017.
  • Bahrain inflation rate for 2017 was 1.39%, a 1.41% decline from 2016.
  • Bahrain inflation rate for 2016 was 2.80%, a 0.96% increase from 2015.
  • Bahrain inflation rate for 2015 was 1.84%, a 0.81% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Czech Republic 2.15%
Bahrain 2.08%
Belgium 2.05%
Austria 2.00%
Sweden 1.95%
Australia 1.91%
France 1.85%
Poland 1.81%
Slovenia 1.74%
Germany 1.73%
Netherlands 1.70%
Spain 1.68%
New Zealand 1.60%
Luxembourg 1.53%
Croatia 1.50%
South Korea 1.48%
Cyprus 1.44%
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Italy 1.14%
Finland 1.08%
Brunei 1.03%
Trinidad and Tobago 1.02%
Portugal 0.99%
Japan 0.98%
Switzerland 0.94%
Oman 0.88%
Israel 0.81%
Denmark 0.81%
Panama 0.76%
Greece 0.63%
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Ireland 0.49%
Singapore 0.44%
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Bahrain Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 2.08% 0.70%
2017 1.39% -1.41%
2016 2.80% 0.96%
2015 1.84% -0.81%
2014 2.65% -0.65%
2013 3.30% 0.54%
2012 2.76% 3.16%
2011 -0.40% -2.36%
2010 1.96% -0.83%
2009 2.80% -0.73%
2008 3.53% 0.27%
2007 3.26% 1.25%
2006 2.01% -0.58%
2005 2.59% 0.23%
2004 2.35% 0.76%
2003 1.59% 2.09%
2002 -0.50% 0.71%
2001 -1.21% -0.50%
2000 -0.70% 0.58%
1999 -1.29% -0.92%
1998 -0.37% -2.80%
1997 2.43% 2.88%
1996 -0.45% -3.16%
1995 2.70% 1.89%
1994 0.82% -1.72%
1993 2.54% 2.71%
1992 -0.17% -0.94%
1991 0.76% -0.16%
1990 0.93% -0.56%
1989 1.49% 1.18%
1988 0.30% 2.05%
1987 -1.75% 0.55%
1986 -2.30% 0.34%
1985 -2.64% -2.96%
1984 0.32% -2.65%
1983 2.97% -5.91%
1982 8.89% -2.46%
1981 11.34% 7.48%
1980 3.87% 1.66%
1979 2.21% -13.58%
1978 15.79% -1.95%
1977 17.73% -4.76%
1976 22.50% 6.34%
1975 16.16% -8.23%
1974 24.39% 10.06%
1973 14.33% 9.24%
1972 5.09% -0.70%
1971 5.79% 4.16%
1970 1.63% 1.82%
1969 -0.19% -3.45%
1968 3.26% -1.00%
1967 4.26% 2.12%
1966 2.13% 2.12%