China 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Lebanon 84.86%
Turkey 12.28%
Kazakhstan 6.75%
Belarus 5.55%
Jamaica 5.23%
Equatorial Guinea 4.77%
Dominican Republic 3.78%
Mexico 3.40%
Russia 3.38%
South Africa 3.22%
Guatemala 3.21%
Brazil 3.21%
Azerbaijan 2.76%
Romania 2.63%
Mauritius 2.58%
Colombia 2.52%
China 2.42%
Algeria 2.42%
Namibia 2.21%
Botswana 1.89%
Peru 1.83%
Paraguay 1.77%
Bulgaria 1.67%
Albania 1.62%
Serbia 1.58%
Gabon 1.37%
Armenia 1.21%
North Macedonia 1.20%
Costa Rica 0.72%
Jordan 0.33%
Montenegro -0.26%
Ecuador -0.34%
Thailand -0.85%
Bosnia -1.05%
Malaysia -1.14%
Maldives -1.37%
Samoa -1.57%
China Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
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%