Papua New Guinea Inflation Rate 1972-2022

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.
  • Papua New Guinea inflation rate for 2021 was 4.48%, a 0.39% decline from 2020.
  • Papua New Guinea inflation rate for 2020 was 4.87%, a 0.94% increase from 2019.
  • Papua New Guinea inflation rate for 2019 was 3.93%, a 0.45% decline from 2018.
  • Papua New Guinea inflation rate for 2018 was 4.37%, a 1.05% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Sudan 382.82%
Zambia 22.02%
Nigeria 16.95%
Kyrgyz Republic 11.91%
Ghana 9.97%
Georgia 9.57%
Pakistan 9.50%
Bhutan 7.35%
Mongolia 7.10%
Sri Lanka 7.01%
Kenya 6.11%
Lesotho 6.05%
Tunisia 5.71%
Bangladesh 5.55%
Egypt 5.55%
India 5.13%
Moldova 5.11%
Nicaragua 4.93%
Papua New Guinea 4.48%
Honduras 4.48%
Philippines 3.93%
Lao PDR 3.76%
El Salvador 3.47%
Kosovo 3.35%
Cambodia 2.92%
Vanuatu 2.34%
Cameroon 2.27%
Cabo Verde 1.86%
Vietnam 1.83%
Republic of Congo 1.72%
Indonesia 1.56%
Morocco 1.40%
West Bank and Gaza 1.24%
Bolivia 0.74%
Solomon Islands -0.12%
Papua New Guinea Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 4.48% -0.39%
2020 4.87% 0.94%
2019 3.93% -0.45%
2018 4.37% -1.05%
2017 5.42% -1.25%
2016 6.67% 0.68%
2015 6.00% 0.77%
2014 5.22% 0.26%
2013 4.96% 0.42%
2012 4.54% 0.10%
2011 4.44% -1.57%
2010 6.01% -0.90%
2009 6.92% -3.84%
2008 10.76% 9.85%
2007 0.91% -1.46%
2006 2.37% 0.59%
2005 1.78% -0.38%
2004 2.16% -12.55%
2003 14.71% 2.91%
2002 11.80% 2.50%
2001 9.30% -6.30%
2000 15.60% 0.66%
1999 14.93% 1.36%
1998 13.57% 9.61%
1997 3.96% -7.66%
1996 11.62% -5.66%
1995 17.28% 14.43%
1994 2.85% -2.12%
1993 4.97% 0.66%
1992 4.31% -2.66%
1991 6.97% 0.01%
1990 6.95% 2.47%
1989 4.48% -0.96%
1988 5.45% 2.11%
1987 3.34% -2.12%
1986 5.45% 1.74%
1985 3.71% -3.71%
1984 7.42% -0.48%
1983 7.90% 2.37%
1982 5.54% -2.52%
1981 8.05% -4.01%
1980 12.06% 6.30%
1979 5.77% -0.03%
1978 5.80% 1.27%
1977 4.53% -3.13%
1976 7.66% -2.83%
1975 10.49% -12.68%
1974 23.17% 14.82%
1973 8.34% 2.27%
1972 6.08% 2.27%