Monthly inflation rates in developed and emerging countries 2018-2019

Of the major developed and emerging economies, the country with the lowest inflation rate in December 2019 was Japan with 0.8 percent (compared to the same month of the previous year). On the other end of the spectrum, the country with the highest inflation rate was India with 8.61 percent as of November 2019.

The rate of inflation reflects changes in the cost of a specified basket containing a representative selection of goods and services. It is derived from the consumer price index (CPI).

Monthly inflation rates in developed and emerging countries from December 2018 to December 2019

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Release date

January 2020



Survey time period

December 2018 to December 2019

Supplementary notes

Due to differences in national publication data, some countries may miss the most recent month. These will be added when available.
Some values may be estimates or preliminary values. Later revisions will be included.
Some values ​​have been rounded from the original source.

* Sources for each country can be found via the following links:
United States
United Kingdom

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