The 20 countries with the highest inflation rate in 2016 (compared to the previous year)

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Inflation rate compared to previous year
South Sudan 379.85%
Venezuela 254.95%
Suriname 55.5%
Angola 32.38%
Libya 27.11%
Democratic Republic of the Congo 22.43%
Malawi 21.68%
Mozambique 19.2%
Zambia 17.9%
Sudan 17.75%
Ghana 17.46%
Nigeria 15.7%
Kazakhstan 14.55%
Ukraine 13.91%
Haiti 13.38%
Azerbaijan 12.4%
Belarus 11.83%
Sierra Leone 11.3%
Egypt 10.2%
Nepal 9.93%

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The statistic lists the 20 countries with the highest inflation rate in 2016. In 2016, Myanmar ranked 20th with an estimated inflation rate of about 9.93 percent compared to the previous year.
Inflation in industrialized and in emerging countries

Higher inflation rates are more present in third world or developing countries, because they often lack a sufficient central bank, which in turn results in the manipulation of currency to achieve short term economic goals. Thus, interest rates increase while the general economic situation remains constant. In more industrial countries and in the prime emerging markets, such as the BRIC countries, the inflation rate remained relatively stable over the previous months, with the exception of India, which experienced a substantial improvement over a short period of time. In the European Union and the Euro area, the inflation rate has changed minimally year-over-year and is continuing to decrease. Additionally, the majority of countries that maintained the lowest inflation rate compared to previous years are primarily European, most likely as a result of economical progress with regards to the global financial crisis, which drastically affected most European countries.

Despite increases in unemployment as well as national debt, gross domestic product of all countries in the European Union and the Euro area has improved, particularly after experiencing an immense crash during the prime of the financial crisis in 2009.
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Release date
April 2017
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
2016
Supplementary notes
According to the source, all figures are estimates.

Figures have been rounded to provide a better understanding of the statistic.

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