Malaysia 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.
  • Malaysia inflation rate for 2020 was -1.14%, a 1.8% decline from 2019.
  • Malaysia inflation rate for 2019 was 0.66%, a 0.22% decline from 2018.
  • Malaysia inflation rate for 2018 was 0.88%, a 2.99% decline from 2017.
  • Malaysia inflation rate for 2017 was 3.87%, a 1.78% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Lebanon 84.86%
Turkey 12.28%
Kazakhstan 6.75%
Belarus 5.55%
Jamaica 5.23%
Equatorial Guinea 4.77%
Dominican Republic 3.78%
Mexico 3.40%
Russia 3.38%
South Africa 3.22%
Guatemala 3.21%
Brazil 3.21%
Azerbaijan 2.76%
Romania 2.63%
Mauritius 2.58%
Colombia 2.52%
China 2.42%
Algeria 2.42%
Namibia 2.21%
Botswana 1.89%
Peru 1.83%
Paraguay 1.77%
Bulgaria 1.67%
Albania 1.62%
Serbia 1.58%
Gabon 1.37%
Armenia 1.21%
North Macedonia 1.20%
Costa Rica 0.72%
Jordan 0.33%
Montenegro -0.26%
Ecuador -0.34%
Thailand -0.85%
Bosnia -1.05%
Malaysia -1.14%
Maldives -1.37%
Samoa -1.57%
Malaysia Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 -1.14% -1.80%
2019 0.66% -0.22%
2018 0.88% -2.99%
2017 3.87% 1.78%
2016 2.09% -0.01%
2015 2.10% -1.04%
2014 3.14% 1.04%
2013 2.11% 0.44%
2012 1.66% -1.51%
2011 3.17% 1.55%
2010 1.62% 1.04%
2009 0.58% -4.86%
2008 5.44% 3.41%
2007 2.03% -1.58%
2006 3.61% 0.63%
2005 2.98% 1.55%
2004 1.42% 0.33%
2003 1.09% -0.72%
2002 1.81% 0.39%
2001 1.42% -0.12%
2000 1.53% -1.21%
1999 2.74% -2.53%
1998 5.27% 2.61%
1997 2.66% -0.83%
1996 3.49% 0.04%
1995 3.45% -0.27%
1994 3.73% 0.19%
1993 3.54% -1.23%
1992 4.77% 0.41%
1991 4.36% 1.74%
1990 2.62% -0.20%
1989 2.81% 0.26%
1988 2.56% 2.27%
1987 0.29% -0.45%
1986 0.74% 0.39%
1985 0.35% -3.55%
1984 3.90% 0.19%
1983 3.70% -2.11%
1982 5.82% -3.88%
1981 9.70% 3.03%
1980 6.67% 3.02%
1979 3.65% -1.21%
1978 4.86% 0.07%
1977 4.79% 2.15%
1976 2.63% -1.85%
1975 4.49% -12.84%
1974 17.33% 6.77%
1973 10.56% 7.33%
1972 3.23% 1.62%
1971 1.61% -0.23%
1970 1.84% 2.25%
1969 -0.41% -0.25%
1968 -0.16% -4.73%
1967 4.58% 3.61%
1966 0.97% 1.07%
1965 -0.11% 0.30%
1964 -0.40% -3.51%
1963 3.11% 3.00%
1962 0.11% 0.29%
1961 -0.18% -0.24%
1960 0.06% -0.24%