Ethiopia Inflation Rate 2002-2020

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.
  • Ethiopia inflation rate for 2019 was 15.81%, a 1.98% increase from 2018.
  • Ethiopia inflation rate for 2018 was 13.83%, a 3.15% increase from 2017.
  • Ethiopia inflation rate for 2017 was 10.69%, a 4.06% 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 (%)
Ethiopia 15.81%
Sierra Leone 14.80%
Guinea 9.47%
Malawi 9.37%
Gambia 7.12%
Madagascar 5.63%
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 15.81% 1.98%
2018 13.83% 3.15%
2017 10.69% 4.06%
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% 59.80%
2010 -27.79% -36.27%
2009 8.48% -35.87%
2008 44.36% 27.12%
2007 17.24% 4.94%
2006 12.30% 2.33%
2005 9.97% 6.64%
2004 3.33% -10.35%
2003 13.67% 13.00%
2002 0.68% 13.00%