Samoa Inflation Rate 1962-2020

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.
  • Samoa inflation rate for 2019 was 0.98%, a 3.22% decline from 2018.
  • Samoa inflation rate for 2018 was 4.20%, a 2.45% increase from 2017.
  • Samoa inflation rate for 2017 was 1.75%, a 0.45% increase from 2016.
  • Samoa inflation rate for 2016 was 1.30%, a 0.58% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Romania 3.83%
Brazil 3.73%
Namibia 3.73%
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Albania 1.41%
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Jordan 0.76%
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Samoa Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 0.98% -3.22%
2018 4.20% 2.45%
2017 1.75% 0.45%
2016 1.30% 0.58%
2015 0.72% 1.13%
2014 -0.41% -1.02%
2013 0.61% -1.44%
2012 2.05% -3.19%
2011 5.24% 4.46%
2010 0.78% -5.55%
2009 6.33% -5.24%
2008 11.57% 5.99%
2007 5.58% 1.88%
2006 3.70% 1.84%
2005 1.86% -14.46%
2004 16.31% 16.20%
2003 0.12% -7.93%
2002 8.05% 4.21%
2001 3.84% 2.87%
2000 0.97% 0.70%
1999 0.27% -1.95%
1998 2.22% -4.64%
1997 6.86% 1.49%
1996 5.37% 8.28%
1995 -2.90% -14.98%
1994 12.08% 10.37%
1993 1.72% -7.32%
1992 9.03% 10.85%
1991 -1.82% -17.06%
1990 15.24% 8.78%
1989 6.46% -2.05%
1988 8.51% 3.94%
1987 4.57% -1.17%
1986 5.73% -3.36%
1985 9.09% -2.77%
1984 11.86% -4.60%
1983 16.46% -1.84%
1982 18.30% -2.21%
1981 20.51% -12.54%
1980 33.05% 21.93%
1979 11.12% 9.06%
1978 2.06% -12.55%
1977 14.61% 9.71%
1976 4.90% -3.88%
1975 8.79% -16.20%
1974 24.99% 13.22%
1973 11.76% 4.26%
1972 7.51% 2.74%
1971 4.77% 2.02%
1970 2.74% -1.39%
1969 4.13% 2.42%
1968 1.71% 2.23%
1967 -0.52% -3.38%
1966 2.87% 0.75%
1965 2.11% -3.19%
1964 5.31% 4.62%
1963 0.69% -1.97%
1962 2.65% -1.97%