Hong Kong Inflation Rate 1982-2020

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.
  • 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.
  • Hong Kong inflation rate for 2016 was 2.41%, a 0.58% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Argentina 53.55%
Uruguay 7.88%
Aruba 4.26%
Barbados 4.10%
Hungary 3.34%
Iceland 3.01%
Hong Kong 2.86%
Czech Republic 2.85%
Latvia 2.81%
Slovak Republic 2.66%
Netherlands 2.63%
Curacao 2.62%
Chile 2.56%
Bahamas 2.49%
Lithuania 2.33%
Estonia 2.28%
Poland 2.23%
Norway 2.17%
Canada 1.95%
United States 1.81%
Seychelles 1.81%
Sweden 1.78%
Luxembourg 1.74%
United Kingdom 1.74%
Malta 1.64%
Slovenia 1.63%
New Zealand 1.62%
Australia 1.61%
Austria 1.53%
Germany 1.45%
Belgium 1.44%
France 1.11%
Kuwait 1.09%
Finland 1.02%
Ireland 0.94%
Israel 0.84%
Croatia 0.77%
Denmark 0.76%
Spain 0.70%
Italy 0.61%
Singapore 0.57%
Japan 0.48%
South Korea 0.38%
Switzerland 0.36%
Portugal 0.34%
Greece 0.25%
Cyprus 0.25%
Oman 0.13%
Panama -0.36%
Brunei -0.39%
Qatar -0.67%
UAE -1.93%
Saudi Arabia -2.09%
Hong Kong Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
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%