Costa Rica Inflation Rate 1960-2022

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.
  • Costa Rica inflation rate for 2021 was 1.73%, a 1% increase from 2020.
  • Costa Rica inflation rate for 2020 was 0.72%, a 1.37% decline from 2019.
  • Costa Rica inflation rate for 2019 was 2.10%, a 0.13% decline from 2018.
  • Costa Rica inflation rate for 2018 was 2.22%, a 0.6% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Lebanon 154.76%
Suriname 59.11%
Turkey 19.60%
Belarus 9.46%
Brazil 8.30%
Dominican Republic 8.24%
Botswana 7.24%
Algeria 7.23%
Armenia 7.18%
Russia 6.69%
Azerbaijan 6.65%
Iraq 6.04%
Jamaica 5.86%
Mexico 5.69%
Romania 5.05%
Guyana 5.03%
Paraguay 4.79%
South Africa 4.61%
Peru 4.27%
Guatemala 4.26%
Serbia 4.09%
Mauritius 4.03%
Namibia 3.62%
Colombia 3.50%
Bulgaria 3.30%
North Macedonia 3.23%
Samoa 3.13%
Malaysia 2.48%
Montenegro 2.41%
St. Lucia 2.41%
Albania 2.04%
Bosnia 1.98%
Costa Rica 1.73%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 1.57%
Jordan 1.35%
Thailand 1.23%
Grenada 1.22%
China 0.98%
Maldives 0.54%
Dominica 0.52%
Fiji 0.16%
Ecuador 0.13%
Costa Rica Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 1.73% 1.00%
2020 0.72% -1.37%
2019 2.10% -0.13%
2018 2.22% 0.60%
2017 1.63% 1.64%
2016 -0.02% -0.82%
2015 0.80% -3.72%
2014 4.52% -0.71%
2013 5.23% 0.74%
2012 4.50% -0.38%
2011 4.88% -0.78%
2010 5.66% -2.18%
2009 7.84% -5.58%
2008 13.42% 4.07%
2007 9.36% -2.11%
2006 11.47% -2.33%
2005 13.80% 1.48%
2004 12.31% 2.87%
2003 9.45% 0.28%
2002 9.17% -2.09%
2001 11.26% 0.29%
2000 10.96% 0.92%
1999 10.05% -1.61%
1998 11.66% -1.59%
1997 13.25% -4.26%
1996 17.51% -5.68%
1995 23.19% 9.65%
1994 13.53% 3.76%
1993 9.78% -12.01%
1992 21.79% -6.92%
1991 28.71% 9.67%
1990 19.04% 2.53%
1989 16.51% -4.32%
1988 20.83% 3.99%
1987 16.84% 5.01%
1986 11.84% -3.22%
1985 15.06% 3.11%
1984 11.95% -20.68%
1983 32.62% -57.50%
1982 90.12% 53.07%
1981 37.06% 18.92%
1980 18.14% 8.95%
1979 9.19% 3.18%
1978 6.01% 1.82%
1977 4.19% 0.70%
1976 3.49% -13.88%
1975 17.37% -12.70%
1974 30.07% 14.86%
1973 15.21% 10.61%
1972 4.60% 1.52%
1971 3.08% -1.57%
1970 4.65% 2.02%
1969 2.63% -1.46%
1968 4.09% 2.89%
1967 1.21% 1.03%
1966 0.18% 0.85%
1965 -0.67% -3.99%
1964 3.32% 0.39%
1963 2.93% 0.25%
1962 2.68% 0.25%
1961 2.43% 1.64%
1960 0.79% 1.64%