Egypt 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.
  • Egypt inflation rate for 2020 was 5.04%, a 4.11% decline from 2019.
  • Egypt inflation rate for 2019 was 9.15%, a 5.25% decline from 2018.
  • Egypt inflation rate for 2018 was 14.40%, a 15.11% decline from 2017.
  • Egypt inflation rate for 2017 was 29.51%, a 15.69% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Zambia 15.73%
Ghana 9.95%
Pakistan 9.74%
India 6.62%
Kyrgyz Republic 6.33%
Sri Lanka 6.15%
Bangladesh 5.69%
Tunisia 5.63%
Bhutan 5.63%
Kenya 5.40%
Georgia 5.20%
Lao PDR 5.13%
Egypt 5.04%
Lesotho 4.98%
Moldova 3.77%
Mongolia 3.69%
Nicaragua 3.68%
Honduras 3.47%
Vietnam 3.22%
Solomon Islands 2.96%
Ukraine 2.73%
Philippines 2.64%
Cameroon 2.44%
Mauritania 2.39%
Bolivia 0.94%
Morocco 0.71%
Cabo Verde 0.61%
Kosovo 0.20%
El Salvador -0.37%
West Bank and Gaza -0.74%
Egypt Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 5.04% -4.11%
2019 9.15% -5.25%
2018 14.40% -15.11%
2017 29.51% 15.69%
2016 13.81% 3.44%
2015 10.37% 0.30%
2014 10.07% 0.60%
2013 9.47% 2.36%
2012 7.11% -2.95%
2011 10.06% -1.20%
2010 11.27% -0.50%
2009 11.76% -6.55%
2008 18.32% 9.00%
2007 9.32% 1.67%
2006 7.64% 2.78%
2005 4.87% -6.40%
2004 11.27% 6.76%
2003 4.51% 1.77%
2002 2.74% 0.47%
2001 2.27% -0.41%
2000 2.68% -0.40%
1999 3.08% -0.79%
1998 3.87% -0.75%
1997 4.63% -2.56%
1996 7.19% -8.56%
1995 15.74% 7.59%
1994 8.15% -3.94%
1993 12.09% -1.55%
1992 13.64% -6.11%
1991 19.75% 2.99%
1990 16.76% -4.51%
1989 21.26% 3.60%
1988 17.66% -2.03%
1987 19.69% -4.17%
1986 23.86% 11.76%
1985 12.11% -4.93%
1984 17.04% 0.96%
1983 16.08% 1.26%
1982 14.82% 4.51%
1981 10.32% -10.50%
1980 20.82% 10.91%
1979 9.90% -1.17%
1978 11.08% -1.65%
1977 12.73% 2.41%
1976 10.32% 0.65%
1975 9.67% -0.35%
1974 10.02% 4.91%
1973 5.11% 3.01%
1972 2.10% -1.04%
1971 3.14% -0.62%
1970 3.76% 0.35%
1969 3.41% 5.09%
1968 -1.68% -2.38%
1967 0.70% -8.33%
1966 9.04% -5.80%
1965 14.84% 11.18%
1964 3.66% 2.91%
1963 0.75% 3.75%
1962 -3.00% -3.70%
1961 0.69% 0.36%
1960 0.33% 0.36%