East Asia & Pacific 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.
  • East Asia & Pacific inflation rate for 2019 was 1.77%, a 0.66% decline from 2018.
  • East Asia & Pacific inflation rate for 2018 was 2.43%, a 0.58% increase from 2017.
  • East Asia & Pacific inflation rate for 2017 was 1.85%, a 0.59% increase from 2016.
  • East Asia & Pacific inflation rate for 2016 was 1.27%, a 0.48% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
South Asia 4.55%
Sub-Saharan Africa 2.78%
Latin America & Caribbean 2.76%
World 2.30%
North America 1.88%
East Asia & Pacific 1.77%
OECD members 1.74%
European Union 1.63%
Euro Area 1.45%
East Asia & Pacific Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 1.77% -0.66%
2018 2.43% 0.58%
2017 1.85% 0.59%
2016 1.27% 0.48%
2015 0.79% -1.72%
2014 2.51% -0.07%
2013 2.58% -0.43%
2012 3.01% -2.07%
2011 5.08% 2.03%
2010 3.06% 1.44%
2009 1.62% -6.72%
2008 8.34% 4.58%
2007 3.76% -0.17%
2006 3.94% 0.90%
2005 3.04% -0.20%
2004 3.24% 0.95%
2003 2.29% -0.03%
2002 2.32% -1.26%
2001 3.58% 1.99%
2000 1.59% -0.39%
1999 1.98% -3.51%
1998 5.49% 1.76%
1997 3.73% -1.80%
1996 5.52% 0.90%
1995 4.63% -1.02%
1994 5.65% 0.76%
1993 4.89% -1.33%
1992 6.21% -0.28%
1991 6.50% -1.32%
1990 7.82% 1.40%
1989 6.42% -1.47%
1988 7.89% 3.20%
1987 4.69% 3.20%