Hong Kong Inflation Rate 1982-2021

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.
  • Hong Kong inflation rate for 2020 was 0.33%, a 2.54% decline from 2019.
  • Hong Kong inflation rate for 2019 was 2.86%, a 0.46% increase from 2018.
  • Hong Kong inflation rate for 2018 was 2.41%, a 0.93% increase from 2017.
  • Hong Kong inflation rate for 2017 was 1.48%, a 0.93% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Uruguay 9.76%
Saudi Arabia 3.45%
Poland 3.37%
Hungary 3.33%
Czech Republic 3.16%
Chile 3.05%
Iceland 2.85%
Brunei 1.94%
Slovak Republic 1.94%
New Zealand 1.71%
Austria 1.38%
Norway 1.29%
Netherlands 1.27%
United States 1.23%
Lithuania 1.20%
United Kingdom 0.99%
Australia 0.85%
Luxembourg 0.82%
Belgium 0.74%
Canada 0.72%
Malta 0.64%
Trinidad and Tobago 0.60%
South Korea 0.54%
Germany 0.51%
Sweden 0.50%
France 0.48%
Denmark 0.42%
Hong Kong 0.33%
Latvia 0.22%
Bahamas 0.04%
Portugal -0.01%
Japan -0.02%
Slovenia -0.05%
Italy -0.14%
Singapore -0.18%
Spain -0.32%
Ireland -0.33%
Estonia -0.44%
Israel -0.59%
Cyprus -0.64%
Switzerland -0.73%
Oman -0.90%
Greece -1.25%
Panama -1.55%
UAE -2.08%
Bahrain -2.32%
Qatar -2.54%
Hong Kong Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 0.33% -2.54%
2019 2.86% 0.46%
2018 2.41% 0.93%
2017 1.48% -0.93%
2016 2.41% -0.58%
2015 3.00% -1.44%
2014 4.44% 0.11%
2013 4.32% 0.26%
2012 4.06% -1.21%
2011 5.28% 2.96%
2010 2.31% 1.74%
2009 0.58% -3.72%
2008 4.30% 2.27%
2007 2.03% 0.02%
2006 2.01% 1.19%
2005 0.83% 1.10%
2004 -0.27% 2.40%
2003 -2.67% 0.31%
2002 -2.98% -1.32%
2001 -1.66% 2.03%
2000 -3.69% 0.32%
1999 -4.01% -6.92%
1998 2.91% -2.86%
1997 5.78% -0.50%
1996 6.28% -2.80%
1995 9.08% 0.34%
1994 8.74% -0.06%
1993 8.80% -0.85%
1992 9.65% -1.51%
1991 11.16% 0.73%
1990 10.43% 0.24%
1989 10.18% 2.30%
1988 7.89% 2.23%
1987 5.65% 2.27%
1986 3.38% -0.12%
1985 3.50% -5.15%
1984 8.65% -1.24%
1983 9.89% -1.08%
1982 10.97% -1.08%