Ireland Inflation Rate 1960-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
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.
  • Ireland inflation rate for 2019 was 0.94%, a 0.45% increase from 2018.
  • Ireland inflation rate for 2018 was 0.49%, a 0.15% increase from 2017.
  • Ireland inflation rate for 2017 was 0.34%, a 0.33% increase from 2016.
  • Ireland inflation rate for 2016 was 0.01%, a 0.3% increase 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%
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%
Ireland Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 0.94% 0.45%
2018 0.49% 0.15%
2017 0.34% 0.33%
2016 0.01% 0.30%
2015 -0.29% -0.47%
2014 0.18% -0.33%
2013 0.51% -1.19%
2012 1.70% -0.86%
2011 2.56% 3.48%
2010 -0.92% 3.56%
2009 -4.48% -8.54%
2008 4.06% -0.84%
2007 4.90% 0.97%
2006 3.93% 1.50%
2005 2.43% 0.23%
2004 2.20% -1.29%
2003 3.49% -1.12%
2002 4.61% -0.26%
2001 4.87% -0.72%
2000 5.59% 3.96%
1999 1.63% -0.78%
1998 2.42% 0.89%
1997 1.53% -0.23%
1996 1.75% -0.77%
1995 2.52% 0.22%
1994 2.31% 0.84%
1993 1.47% -1.60%
1992 3.07% -0.14%
1991 3.21% -0.11%
1990 3.32% -0.77%
1989 4.09% 1.95%
1988 2.13% -1.02%
1987 3.16% -0.67%
1986 3.83% -1.57%
1985 5.40% -3.26%
1984 8.65% -1.80%
1983 10.45% -6.70%
1982 17.15% -3.23%
1981 20.37% 2.22%
1980 18.15% 4.86%
1979 13.30% 5.58%
1978 7.71% -5.76%
1977 13.47% -4.51%
1976 17.99% -2.89%
1975 20.88% 3.90%
1974 16.98% 5.56%
1973 11.41% 2.81%
1972 8.61% -0.36%
1971 8.96% 0.75%
1970 8.21% 0.79%
1969 7.42% 2.74%
1968 4.68% 1.50%
1967 3.18% 0.13%
1966 3.05% -1.93%
1965 4.99% -1.73%
1964 6.72% 4.26%
1963 2.45% -1.81%
1962 4.26% 1.51%
1961 2.76% 2.31%
1960 0.45% 2.31%