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Inflation rates in Burundi

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Burundi moved over the past 55 years between -2.8% and 36.5%. For 2021, an inflation rate of 8.4% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1966 to 2021, the average inflation rate was 9.7% per year. Overall, the price increase was 14,328.21%. An item that cost 100 Franc in 1966 cost 14,428.21 Franc in the beginning of 2022.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 55 years compared with the USA

In only a few countries are negative inflation rates achieved. This means that the general price level is declining and consumer prices get cheaper. This is called deflation. In comparison to most other countries, the drastic price increases are no longer average. Usually this is a sign of political and economic turmoil.

Performance based on 100% in 1965:Performance in Burundi

      Burundi       USA


Inflation calculator for Burundi

Enter any amount, an initial year and an end year here. You will then be provided with the original amount after inflation. Example: 1000 Franc in 1966 corresponds to 144,282.11 Franc at the beginning of 2022 due to inflation.

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Inflation rates for consumer goods in Burundi

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Burundi

      Burundi       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearBurundiØ EUØ USAØ World
20218.40 %2.55 %4.70 %3.42 %
20207.32 %0.50 %1.23 %1.92 %
2019-0.69 %1.63 %1.81 %2.19 %
2018-2.81 %1.74 %2.44 %2.44 %
201716.05 %1.43 %2.13 %2.19 %
20165.56 %0.18 %1.26 %1.55 %
20155.54 %-0.06 %0.12 %1.43 %
20144.41 %0.20 %1.62 %2.35 %
20137.94 %1.22 %1.46 %2.62 %
201218.16 %2.66 %2.07 %3.73 %
20119.59 %3.29 %3.16 %4.82 %
20106.49 %1.53 %1.64 %3.35 %
200910.56 %0.84 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200824.41 %4.16 %3.84 %8.95 %
20078.41 %2.51 %2.85 %4.82 %
20062.75 %2.67 %3.23 %4.28 %
200513.25 %2.49 %3.39 %4.11 %
20048.18 %2.29 %2.68 %3.38 %
200310.65 %2.09 %2.27 %3.03 %
2002-1.37 %2.42 %1.59 %2.83 %
20019.30 %3.37 %2.83 %3.84 %
200024.43 %3.15 %3.38 %3.49 %
19993.39 %2.16 %2.19 %3.08 %
199812.50 %2.42 %1.55 %5.11 %
199731.11 %3.11 %2.34 %5.57 %
199626.44 %3.56 %2.93 %6.55 %
199519.26 %4.43 %2.81 %9.15 %
199414.85 %4.72 %2.61 %10.32 %
19939.68 %4.85 %2.95 %7.51 %
19921.82 %6.22 %3.03 %7.71 %
19919.00 %5.48 %4.23 %9.00 %
19907.00 %6.15 %5.40 %8.13 %
198911.66 %6.26 %4.83 %7.00 %
19884.49 %4.54 %4.08 %7.15 %
19877.11 %4.02 %3.66 %5.76 %
19861.68 %3.68 %1.90 %5.82 %
19853.80 %5.40 %3.55 %6.86 %
198414.32 %7.67 %4.30 %8.12 %
19838.15 %8.67 %3.21 %8.77 %
19825.87 %9.58 %6.13 %10.24 %
198112.17 %11.77 %10.33 %12.47 %
19802.50 %12.91 %13.55 %13.98 %
197936.54 %8.22 %11.25 %n/a
197823.90 %7.76 %7.63 %n/a
19776.83 %9.77 %6.50 %n/a
19766.86 %9.35 %5.74 %n/a
197515.71 %10.47 %9.14 %n/a
197415.72 %13.16 %11.05 %n/a
19736.01 %7.75 %6.18 %n/a
19723.83 %6.01 %3.27 %n/a
19713.85 %5.24 %4.29 %n/a
1970-0.20 %4.51 %5.84 %n/a
19694.02 %2.67 %5.46 %n/a
19686.06 %3.24 %4.27 %n/a
1967-1.09 %3.32 %2.77 %n/a
19664.44 %3.70 %3.02 %n/a

Data basis: International Monetary Fund, World Bank and OECD Inflation CPI indicator (doi:10.1787/eee82e6e-en)
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