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Inflation rates in Egypt

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Egypt moved over the past 61 years between -3.0% and 29.5%. For 2021, an inflation rate of 5.2% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1960 to 2021, the average inflation rate was 9.8% per year. Overall, the price increase was 26,374.11%. An item that cost 100 pounds in 1960 costs 26,474.11 pounds at the beginning of 2022.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 61 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 1959:Performance in Egypt

      Egypt       USA


Inflation calculator for Egypt

Enter any amount, an initial year and an end year here. You will then be provided with the original amount after inflation. Example: 1,000 pounds in 1960 corresponds to 264,741.05 pounds at the beginning of 2022 due to inflation.

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Inflation rates for consumer goods in Egypt

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Egypt

      Egypt       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearEgyptØ EUØ USAØ World
20215.21 %2.55 %4.70 %3.50 %
20205.04 %0.50 %1.23 %1.92 %
20199.15 %1.63 %1.81 %2.19 %
201814.40 %1.74 %2.44 %2.44 %
201729.51 %1.43 %2.13 %2.19 %
201613.81 %0.18 %1.26 %1.55 %
201510.37 %-0.06 %0.12 %1.43 %
201410.07 %0.20 %1.62 %2.35 %
20139.47 %1.22 %1.46 %2.62 %
20127.11 %2.66 %2.07 %3.73 %
201110.06 %3.29 %3.16 %4.82 %
201011.27 %1.53 %1.64 %3.35 %
200911.76 %0.84 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200818.32 %4.16 %3.84 %8.95 %
20079.32 %2.51 %2.85 %4.82 %
20067.64 %2.67 %3.23 %4.28 %
20054.87 %2.49 %3.39 %4.11 %
200411.27 %2.29 %2.68 %3.38 %
20034.51 %2.09 %2.27 %3.03 %
20022.74 %2.42 %1.59 %2.83 %
20012.27 %3.37 %2.83 %3.84 %
20002.68 %3.15 %3.38 %3.49 %
19993.08 %2.16 %2.19 %3.08 %
19983.87 %2.42 %1.55 %5.11 %
19974.63 %3.11 %2.34 %5.57 %
19967.19 %3.56 %2.93 %6.55 %
199515.74 %4.43 %2.81 %9.15 %
19948.15 %4.72 %2.61 %10.32 %
199312.09 %4.85 %2.95 %7.51 %
199213.64 %6.22 %3.03 %7.71 %
199119.75 %5.48 %4.23 %9.00 %
199016.76 %6.15 %5.40 %8.13 %
198921.26 %6.26 %4.83 %7.00 %
198817.66 %4.54 %4.08 %7.15 %
198719.69 %4.02 %3.66 %5.76 %
198623.86 %3.68 %1.90 %5.82 %
198512.11 %5.40 %3.55 %6.86 %
198417.04 %7.67 %4.30 %8.12 %
198316.08 %8.67 %3.21 %8.77 %
198214.82 %9.58 %6.13 %10.24 %
198110.32 %11.77 %10.33 %12.47 %
198020.82 %12.91 %13.55 %13.98 %
19799.90 %8.22 %11.25 %n/a
197811.08 %7.76 %7.63 %n/a
197712.73 %9.77 %6.50 %n/a
197610.32 %9.35 %5.74 %n/a
19759.67 %10.47 %9.14 %n/a
197410.02 %13.16 %11.05 %n/a
19735.11 %7.75 %6.18 %n/a
19722.10 %6.01 %3.27 %n/a
19713.14 %5.24 %4.29 %n/a
19703.76 %4.51 %5.84 %n/a
19693.41 %2.67 %5.46 %n/a
1968-1.68 %3.24 %4.27 %n/a
19670.70 %3.32 %2.77 %n/a
19669.04 %3.70 %3.02 %n/a
196514.84 %3.99 %1.59 %n/a
19643.66 %3.42 %1.28 %n/a
19630.75 %2.92 %1.24 %n/a
1962-3.00 %3.55 %1.20 %n/a
19610.69 %2.08 %1.07 %n/a
19600.33 %1.74 %1.46 %n/a

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