Ethiopia Inflation Rate 1966-2021

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.
  • Ethiopia inflation rate for 2019 was 15.84%, a 2.01% increase from 2018.
  • Ethiopia inflation rate for 2018 was 13.83%, a 3.15% increase from 2017.
  • Ethiopia inflation rate for 2017 was 10.68%, a 4.05% increase from 2016.
  • Ethiopia inflation rate for 2016 was 6.63%, a 2.94% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Haiti 18.70%
Ethiopia 15.84%
Sierra Leone 14.80%
Guinea 9.47%
Malawi 9.37%
Gambia 7.12%
Madagascar 5.61%
Nepal 5.57%
Tanzania 3.46%
Rwanda 3.35%
Uganda 2.87%
Mozambique 2.78%
Afghanistan 2.30%
Senegal 1.76%
Togo 0.67%
Burundi -0.69%
Benin -0.92%
Chad -0.97%
Mali -1.66%
Niger -2.49%
Burkina Faso -3.23%
Ethiopia Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 15.84% 2.01%
2018 13.83% 3.15%
2017 10.68% 4.05%
2016 6.63% -2.94%
2015 9.57% 2.68%
2014 6.89% -0.57%
2013 7.46% -15.91%
2012 23.38% -8.64%
2011 32.01% 23.88%
2010 8.14% -0.33%
2009 8.47% -35.92%
2008 44.39% 27.15%
2007 17.24% 4.93%
2006 12.31% -0.63%
2005 12.94% 9.69%
2004 3.26% -14.51%
2003 17.76% 16.11%
2002 1.65% 9.89%
2001 -8.24% -8.90%
2000 0.66% -7.28%
1999 7.94% 7.05%
1998 0.89% -1.50%
1997 2.40% 10.88%
1996 -8.48% -18.51%
1995 10.02% 2.43%
1994 7.59% 4.05%
1993 3.54% -6.98%
1992 10.53% -25.20%
1991 35.72% 30.57%
1990 5.15% -2.66%
1989 7.82% 0.74%
1988 7.08% 9.51%
1987 -2.43% 7.38%
1986 -9.81% -28.87%
1985 19.06% 10.65%
1984 8.42% 9.09%
1983 -0.68% -6.57%
1982 5.89% -0.25%
1981 6.14% 1.65%
1980 4.48% -11.55%
1979 16.03% 1.72%
1978 14.31% -2.35%
1977 16.66% -11.88%
1976 28.54% 21.99%
1975 6.55% -2.04%
1974 8.59% -0.32%
1973 8.91% 15.00%
1972 -6.08% -6.62%
1971 0.54% -9.59%
1970 10.12% 8.70%
1969 1.43% 1.24%
1968 0.18% -0.63%
1967 0.81% 2.17%
1966 -1.36% 2.17%