East Asia & Pacific Inflation Rate 1989-2021

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.
  • East Asia & Pacific inflation rate for 2019 was 1.62%, a 0.56% decline from 2018.
  • East Asia & Pacific inflation rate for 2018 was 2.18%, a 0.51% increase from 2017.
  • East Asia & Pacific inflation rate for 2017 was 1.67%, a 0.42% increase from 2016.
  • East Asia & Pacific inflation rate for 2016 was 1.25%, a 0.53% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
South Asia 3.63%
Sub-Saharan Africa 2.73%
Latin America & Caribbean 2.31%
World 2.15%
North America 1.88%
OECD members 1.74%
European Union 1.64%
East Asia & Pacific 1.62%
Euro Area 1.49%
East Asia & Pacific Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 1.62% -0.56%
2018 2.18% 0.51%
2017 1.67% 0.42%
2016 1.25% 0.53%
2015 0.72% -1.79%
2014 2.51% 0.06%
2013 2.45% -0.33%
2012 2.78% -1.94%
2011 4.72% 1.79%
2010 2.93% 1.47%
2009 1.46% -6.89%
2008 8.34% 4.89%
2007 3.45% -0.49%
2006 3.94% 0.90%
2005 3.04% -0.20%
2004 3.24% 1.43%
2003 1.80% -0.52%
2002 2.32% -0.31%
2001 2.63% 1.03%
2000 1.59% -0.15%
1999 1.74% -2.54%
1998 4.28% 0.55%
1997 3.73% -1.80%
1996 5.52% 0.90%
1995 4.63% -1.02%
1994 5.65% 1.12%
1993 4.53% -1.69%
1992 6.21% -0.26%
1991 6.47% -0.86%
1990 7.33% 0.87%
1989 6.46% 0.87%