Mauritania Inflation Rate 1986-2021

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.
  • Mauritania inflation rate for 2020 was 2.39%, a 0.09% increase from 2019.
  • Mauritania inflation rate for 2019 was 2.30%, a 0.75% decline from 2018.
  • Mauritania inflation rate for 2018 was 3.05%, a 0.77% increase from 2017.
  • Mauritania inflation rate for 2017 was 2.28%, a 0.79% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Nicaragua 3.68%
Honduras 3.47%
Vietnam 3.22%
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Mauritania Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 2.39% 0.09%
2019 2.30% -0.75%
2018 3.05% 0.77%
2017 2.28% 0.79%
2016 1.49% -1.75%
2015 3.24% -0.30%
2014 3.53% -0.59%
2013 4.13% -0.77%
2012 4.90% -0.78%
2011 5.69% -0.60%
2010 6.28% 4.06%
2009 2.22% -5.13%
2008 7.35% 0.09%
2007 7.25% 1.01%
2006 6.24% -5.88%
2005 12.13% 1.76%
2004 10.37% 5.22%
2003 5.15% 1.26%
2002 3.90% -0.82%
2001 4.71% 1.46%
2000 3.25% -0.82%
1999 4.07% -3.96%
1998 8.03% 3.41%
1997 4.63% -0.06%
1996 4.68% -1.86%
1995 6.54% 2.42%
1994 4.13% -5.24%
1993 9.37% -0.77%
1992 10.14% 4.51%
1991 5.63% -0.97%
1990 6.60% -6.33%
1989 12.93% 11.61%
1988 1.32% -6.83%
1987 8.15% 0.72%
1986 7.43% 0.72%