India Inflation Rate 1960-2020

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.
  • India inflation rate for 2019 was 7.66%, a 2.8% increase from 2018.
  • India inflation rate for 2018 was 4.86%, a 2.37% increase from 2017.
  • India inflation rate for 2017 was 2.49%, a 2.45% decline from 2016.
  • India inflation rate for 2016 was 4.94%, a 0.93% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Sudan 50.99%
Angola 17.15%
Nigeria 11.40%
Pakistan 10.58%
Zambia 9.15%
Myanmar 8.83%
Ukraine 7.89%
India 7.66%
Mongolia 7.30%
Ghana 7.18%
Tunisia 6.72%
Bangladesh 5.59%
Nicaragua 5.38%
Lesotho 5.19%
Georgia 4.85%
Moldova 4.84%
Honduras 4.37%
Papua New Guinea 3.64%
Sri Lanka 3.53%
Lao PDR 3.32%
Djibouti 3.32%
Indonesia 3.03%
Vietnam 2.80%
Vanuatu 2.76%
Bhutan 2.73%
Kosovo 2.68%
Philippines 2.48%
Cameroon 2.45%
Mauritania 2.30%
Congo, Rep. 2.21%
Bolivia 1.84%
Solomon Islands 1.63%
West Bank and Gaza 1.58%
Kyrgyz Republic 1.13%
Cabo Verde 1.11%
Morocco 0.20%
El Salvador 0.08%
India Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 7.66% 2.80%
2018 4.86% 2.37%
2017 2.49% -2.45%
2016 4.94% -0.93%
2015 5.87% -0.48%
2014 6.35% -4.55%
2013 10.91% 1.60%
2012 9.31% 0.45%
2011 8.86% -3.13%
2010 11.99% 1.11%
2009 10.88% 2.53%
2008 8.35% 1.98%
2007 6.37% 0.58%
2006 5.80% 1.55%
2005 4.25% 0.48%
2004 3.77% -0.04%
2003 3.81% -0.49%
2002 4.30% 0.52%
2001 3.78% -0.23%
2000 4.01% -0.66%
1999 4.67% -8.56%
1998 13.23% 6.07%
1997 7.16% -1.81%
1996 8.98% -1.25%
1995 10.22% -0.02%
1994 10.25% 3.92%
1993 6.33% -5.46%
1992 11.79% -2.08%
1991 13.87% 4.90%
1990 8.97% 1.90%
1989 7.07% -2.31%
1988 9.38% 0.58%
1987 8.80% 0.07%
1986 8.73% 3.17%
1985 5.56% -2.76%
1984 8.32% -3.55%
1983 11.87% 3.98%
1982 7.89% -5.22%
1981 13.11% 1.77%
1980 11.35% 5.07%
1979 6.28% 3.75%
1978 2.52% -5.78%
1977 8.31% 15.94%
1976 -7.63% -13.38%
1975 5.75% -22.85%
1974 28.60% 11.66%
1973 16.94% 10.50%
1972 6.44% 3.36%
1971 3.08% -2.01%
1970 5.09% 5.68%
1969 -0.58% -3.82%
1968 3.24% -9.82%
1967 13.06% 2.26%
1966 10.80% 1.33%
1965 9.47% -3.88%
1964 13.36% 10.41%
1963 2.95% -0.69%
1962 3.63% 1.94%
1961 1.70% -0.08%
1960 1.78% -0.08%