Tonga Inflation Rate 1976-2020

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.
  • Tonga inflation rate for 2017 was 7.44%, a 4.86% increase from 2016.
  • Tonga inflation rate for 2016 was 2.58%, a 3.63% increase from 2015.
  • Tonga inflation rate for 2015 was -1.05%, a 3.56% decline from 2014.
  • Tonga inflation rate for 2014 was 2.51%, a 1.74% increase from 2013.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Suriname 22.00%
Azerbaijan 12.94%
Turkey 11.14%
Iran 8.04%
Tonga 7.44%
Kazakhstan 7.44%
Namibia 6.14%
Mexico 6.04%
Belarus 6.03%
Algeria 5.59%
South Africa 5.18%
Guatemala 4.42%
Jamaica 4.38%
Lebanon 4.32%
Colombia 4.31%
Malaysia 3.87%
Russia 3.68%
Mauritius 3.67%
Paraguay 3.60%
Brazil 3.45%
Fiji 3.35%
Jordan 3.32%
Botswana 3.31%
Dominican Republic 3.28%
Serbia 3.13%
Maldives 2.82%
Peru 2.80%
Gabon 2.65%
Montenegro 2.38%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 2.15%
Bulgaria 2.06%
Albania 1.99%
Guyana 1.90%
Samoa 1.75%
Costa Rica 1.63%
China 1.59%
North Macedonia 1.35%
Romania 1.34%
Armenia 0.97%
Grenada 0.91%
Bosnia 0.81%
Equatorial Guinea 0.75%
Thailand 0.67%
Ecuador 0.42%
Dominica 0.30%
Iraq 0.18%
St. Lucia 0.12%
Tonga Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2017 7.44% 4.86%
2016 2.58% 3.63%
2015 -1.05% -3.56%
2014 2.51% 1.74%
2013 0.78% -0.37%
2012 1.15% -5.12%
2011 6.27% 2.74%
2010 3.53% 2.11%
2009 1.43% -9.02%
2008 10.45% 4.60%
2007 5.84% -0.31%
2006 6.15% -2.52%
2005 8.67% -2.31%
2004 10.97% -0.67%
2003 11.64% 1.28%
2002 10.36% 2.07%
2001 8.29% 1.96%
2000 6.33% 1.86%
1999 4.46% 1.19%
1998 3.27% 1.15%
1997 2.12% -0.87%
1996 3.00% 1.54%
1995 1.46% 0.45%
1994 1.01% 0.05%
1993 0.96% -6.98%
1992 7.94% -2.66%
1991 10.60% 0.89%
1990 9.71% 5.64%
1989 4.07% -5.85%
1988 9.92% 5.24%
1987 4.69% -16.99%
1986 21.67% 4.91%
1985 16.77% 16.66%
1984 0.11% -9.71%
1983 9.81% -1.02%
1982 10.84% -4.06%
1981 14.90% -7.49%
1980 22.39% 16.93%
1979 5.46% -4.12%
1978 9.58% -7.95%
1977 17.54% 10.43%
1976 7.11% 10.43%