Japan Inflation Rate 1960-2021

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.
  • Japan inflation rate for 2020 was -0.02%, a 0.49% decline from 2019.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Japan Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 -0.02% -0.49%
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%