Malaysia Inflation Rate 1960-2023

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 2022 was 3.38%, a 0.9% increase from 2021.
  • Malaysia inflation rate for 2021 was 2.48%, a 3.62% increase from 2020.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Turkey 72.31%
Suriname 52.45%
Bulgaria 15.33%
Belarus 15.21%
North Macedonia 14.20%
Bosnia 14.02%
Azerbaijan 13.85%
Romania 13.80%
Montenegro 13.04%
Serbia 11.98%
Botswana 11.67%
Tonga 10.97%
Samoa 10.96%
Mauritius 10.77%
Jamaica 10.35%
Colombia 10.18%
Paraguay 9.77%
Brazil 9.28%
Algeria 9.27%
Dominican Republic 8.81%
Armenia 8.64%
Peru 8.33%
Costa Rica 8.27%
Mexico 7.90%
South Africa 7.04%
Guatemala 6.89%
Albania 6.73%
St. Lucia 6.38%
Namibia 6.08%
Thailand 6.08%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5.66%
Iraq 4.99%
Equatorial Guinea 4.79%
Fiji 4.52%
Gabon 4.23%
Jordan 4.23%
Ecuador 3.47%
Malaysia 3.38%
Maldives 2.33%
China 1.97%
Malaysia Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 3.38% 0.90%
2021 2.48% 3.62%
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%