China Inflation Rate 1987-2024

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 2022 was 1.97%, a 0.99% increase from 2021.
  • China inflation rate for 2021 was 0.98%, a 1.44% decline from 2020.
  • China inflation rate for 2020 was 2.42%, a 0.48% decline from 2019.
  • China inflation rate for 2019 was 2.90%, a 0.82% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Turkey 72.31%
Suriname 52.45%
Bulgaria 15.33%
Belarus 15.21%
North Macedonia 14.20%
Bosnia 14.02%
Azerbaijan 13.85%
Romania 13.80%
Montenegro 13.04%
Serbia 11.98%
Botswana 11.67%
Tonga 10.97%
Samoa 10.96%
Mauritius 10.77%
Jamaica 10.35%
Colombia 10.18%
Paraguay 9.77%
Brazil 9.28%
Algeria 9.27%
Dominican Republic 8.81%
Armenia 8.64%
Peru 8.33%
Costa Rica 8.27%
Mexico 7.90%
South Africa 7.04%
Guatemala 6.89%
Albania 6.73%
St. Lucia 6.38%
Namibia 6.08%
Thailand 6.08%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5.66%
Iraq 4.99%
Equatorial Guinea 4.79%
Fiji 4.52%
Gabon 4.23%
Jordan 4.23%
Ecuador 3.47%
Malaysia 3.38%
Maldives 2.33%
China 1.97%
China Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 1.97% 0.99%
2021 0.98% -1.44%
2020 2.42% -0.48%
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%