China 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.
  • China inflation rate for 2019 was 2.90%, a 0.82% increase from 2018.
  • China inflation rate for 2018 was 2.07%, a 0.48% increase from 2017.
  • China inflation rate for 2017 was 1.59%, a 0.41% decline from 2016.
  • China inflation rate for 2016 was 2.00%, a 0.56% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Iran 39.91%
Turkey 15.18%
Belarus 5.60%
Kazakhstan 5.25%
Russia 4.47%
South Africa 4.12%
Jamaica 3.91%
Romania 3.83%
Brazil 3.73%
Namibia 3.73%
Guatemala 3.70%
Mexico 3.64%
Colombia 3.53%
Bulgaria 3.10%
Lebanon 3.01%
China 2.90%
Botswana 2.77%
Paraguay 2.76%
Azerbaijan 2.61%
Gabon 2.46%
Peru 2.14%
Costa Rica 2.10%
Guyana 2.09%
Algeria 1.95%
Serbia 1.85%
Dominican Republic 1.81%
Fiji 1.77%
Armenia 1.44%
Albania 1.41%
Equatorial Guinea 1.24%
Samoa 0.98%
North Macedonia 0.77%
Jordan 0.76%
Thailand 0.71%
Malaysia 0.66%
Bosnia 0.56%
Mauritius 0.41%
Ecuador 0.27%
Maldives 0.22%
China Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 2.90% 0.82%
2018 2.07% 0.48%
2017 1.59% -0.41%
2016 2.00% 0.56%
2015 1.44% -0.48%
2014 1.92% -0.70%
2013 2.62% 0.00%
2012 2.62% -2.93%
2011 5.55% 2.38%
2010 3.18% 3.90%
2009 -0.73% -6.65%
2008 5.93% 1.11%
2007 4.82% 3.17%
2006 1.65% -0.13%
2005 1.78% -2.05%
2004 3.82% 2.70%
2003 1.13% 1.86%
2002 -0.73% -1.45%
2001 0.72% 0.37%
2000 0.35% 1.75%
1999 -1.40% -0.63%
1998 -0.77% -3.56%
1997 2.79% -5.53%
1996 8.31% -8.48%
1995 16.79% -7.47%
1994 24.26% 9.65%
1993 14.61% 8.26%
1992 6.35% 2.80%
1991 3.56% 0.50%
1990 3.05% -15.19%
1989 18.25% -0.57%
1988 18.81% 11.58%
1987 7.23% 11.58%