Development of inflation rates in Egypt

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Egypt moved over the past 38 years between 2.3% and 29.5%. For 2017, an inflation rate of 29.5% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1979 to 2017, the average inflation rate was 12.3% per year. Overall, the price increase was 7,536.63 %. An item that cost 100 Pound in 1979 was so charged 7,636.63 Pound in the beginning of 2018.

In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The rate of 29.5% in 2017 means, that compared to the previous year all prices have been increased by an average of 29.5%. In comparison to other countries, the drastic price increases are no longer on average. Usually this is a sign of political and economic turmoil.

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Performance over the last 38 years compared to the European Union

Performance based on 100% in 1978.Performance in Egypt

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Inflation calculator for Egypt

Enter any amount, an initial year and an end year here. You will then be issued with the amount that arose from the original amount after inflation. Example: 1000 Pound in 1979 corresponds to an amount of 76,366.26 Pound at the beginning of 2018 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Egypt

Inflation rates in Egypt

JahrEgyptØ European Union
19799.90 %8.98 %
198020.82 %13.52 %
198110.32 %11.82 %
198214.82 %9.47 %
198316.08 %8.52 %
198417.04 %7.37 %
198512.11 %5.61 %
198623.86 %3.55 %
198719.69 %4.07 %
198817.66 %4.35 %
198921.26 %6.01 %
199016.76 %6.30 %
199119.75 %5.93 %
199213.64 %5.60 %
199312.09 %4.79 %
19948.15 %4.71 %
199515.74 %4.32 %
19967.19 %3.31 %
19974.63 %2.72 %
19983.87 %2.40 %
19993.08 %2.15 %
20002.68 %3.10 %
20012.27 %3.15 %
20022.74 %2.31 %
20034.51 %2.08 %
200411.27 %2.26 %
20054.87 %2.47 %
20067.64 %2.60 %
20079.32 %2.48 %
200818.32 %4.16 %
200911.76 %0.93 %
201011.27 %1.67 %
201110.05 %3.31 %
20127.12 %2.63 %
20139.42 %1.31 %
201410.14 %0.22 %
201510.36 %-0.05 %
201613.81 %0.22 %
201729.50 %1.47 %