Japan 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.
  • Japan inflation rate for 2019 was 0.48%, a 0.5% decline from 2018.
  • Japan inflation rate for 2018 was 0.98%, a 0.51% increase from 2017.
  • Japan inflation rate for 2017 was 0.47%, a 0.58% increase from 2016.
  • Japan inflation rate for 2016 was -0.12%, a 0.91% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Japan Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 0.48% -0.50%
2018 0.98% 0.51%
2017 0.47% 0.58%
2016 -0.12% -0.91%
2015 0.79% -1.97%
2014 2.76% 2.42%
2013 0.35% 0.40%
2012 -0.05% 0.22%
2011 -0.27% 0.45%
2010 -0.72% 0.63%
2009 -1.35% -2.73%
2008 1.38% 1.32%
2007 0.06% -0.19%
2006 0.25% 0.53%
2005 -0.28% -0.27%
2004 -0.01% 0.25%
2003 -0.26% 0.67%
2002 -0.92% -0.18%
2001 -0.74% -0.06%
2000 -0.68% -0.34%
1999 -0.34% -1.00%
1998 0.66% -1.09%
1997 1.75% 1.61%
1996 0.14% 0.26%
1995 -0.13% -0.82%
1994 0.70% -0.55%
1993 1.24% -0.52%
1992 1.76% -1.49%
1991 3.25% 0.17%
1990 3.08% 0.81%
1989 2.27% 1.59%
1988 0.68% 0.55%
1987 0.13% -0.47%
1986 0.60% -1.44%
1985 2.03% -0.23%
1984 2.26% 0.36%
1983 1.90% -0.84%
1982 2.74% -2.17%
1981 4.91% -2.87%
1980 7.78% 4.08%
1979 3.70% -0.51%
1978 4.21% -3.95%
1977 8.16% -1.21%
1976 9.37% -2.36%
1975 11.73% -11.49%
1974 23.22% 11.61%
1973 11.61% 6.77%
1972 4.84% -1.55%
1971 6.40% -0.53%
1970 6.92% 1.67%
1969 5.25% -0.09%
1968 5.34% 1.35%
1967 3.99% -1.05%
1966 5.04% -1.62%
1965 6.66% 2.86%
1964 3.80% -2.91%
1963 6.71% -0.13%
1962 6.84% 1.47%
1961 5.37% 1.79%
1960 3.57% 1.79%