Costa Rica Inflation Rate 1960-2021

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.
  • Costa Rica inflation rate for 2020 was 0.72%, a 1.37% decline from 2019.
  • Costa Rica inflation rate for 2019 was 2.10%, a 0.13% decline from 2018.
  • Costa Rica inflation rate for 2018 was 2.22%, a 0.6% increase from 2017.
  • Costa Rica inflation rate for 2017 was 1.63%, a 1.64% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Costa Rica Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 0.72% -1.37%
2019 2.10% -0.13%
2018 2.22% 0.60%
2017 1.63% 1.64%
2016 -0.02% -0.82%
2015 0.80% -3.72%
2014 4.52% -0.71%
2013 5.23% 0.74%
2012 4.50% -0.38%
2011 4.88% -0.78%
2010 5.66% -2.18%
2009 7.84% -5.58%
2008 13.42% 4.07%
2007 9.36% -2.11%
2006 11.47% -2.33%
2005 13.80% 1.48%
2004 12.31% 2.87%
2003 9.45% 0.28%
2002 9.17% -2.09%
2001 11.26% 0.29%
2000 10.96% 0.92%
1999 10.05% -1.61%
1998 11.66% -1.59%
1997 13.25% -4.26%
1996 17.51% -5.67%
1995 23.19% 9.65%
1994 13.54% 3.75%
1993 9.78% -12.01%
1992 21.79% -6.92%
1991 28.71% 9.66%
1990 19.05% 2.54%
1989 16.51% -4.32%
1988 20.83% 3.98%
1987 16.85% 5.01%
1986 11.83% -3.23%
1985 15.06% 3.11%
1984 11.95% -20.68%
1983 32.63% -57.49%
1982 90.11% 53.07%
1981 37.04% 18.90%
1980 18.14% 8.98%
1979 9.16% 3.12%
1978 6.04% 1.88%
1977 4.16% 0.67%
1976 3.49% -13.88%
1975 17.37% -12.70%
1974 30.07% 14.86%
1973 15.21% 10.61%
1972 4.60% 1.52%
1971 3.08% -1.57%
1970 4.65% 2.02%
1969 2.63% -1.46%
1968 4.09% 2.89%
1967 1.21% 1.03%
1966 0.18% 0.85%
1965 -0.67% -3.99%
1964 3.32% 0.39%
1963 2.93% 0.25%
1962 2.68% 0.25%
1961 2.43% 1.64%
1960 0.79% 1.64%