Worlddata.info

Development of inflation rates in Malawi

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Malawi moved over the past 39 years between 7.4% and 83.3%. For 2020, an inflation rate of 8.6% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1981 to 2020, the average inflation rate was 19.9% per year. Overall, the price increase was 96,267.78 %. An item that cost 100 Kwacha in 1981 was so charged 96,367.78 Kwacha in the beginning of 2021.

In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of 83.3% in 1995 means, that compared to the previous year all prices have been increased by an average of 83.3%. In comparison to other countries, the drastic price increases are no longer on average. Usually this is a sign of political and economic turmoil.

Back to overview: Malawi

Performance over the last 39 years compared to the US

Performance based on 100% in 1980.Performance in Malawi

      Malawi       USA


Inflation calculator for Malawi

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 Kwacha in 1981 corresponds to an amount of 963,677.83 Kwacha at the beginning of 2021 due to inflation.

Original amount in Kwacha:


Start year:


End year:


Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Malawi

Performance in Malawi

      Malawi       USA


JahrMalawiØ USAØ World
20208.63 %1.23 %1.94 %
20199.37 %1.81 %2.19 %
201812.42 %2.44 %2.42 %
201711.54 %2.13 %2.19 %
201621.71 %1.26 %1.55 %
201521.87 %0.12 %1.43 %
201423.79 %1.62 %2.35 %
201327.28 %1.46 %2.62 %
201221.27 %2.07 %3.73 %
20117.62 %3.16 %4.82 %
20107.41 %1.64 %3.33 %
20098.42 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20088.71 %3.84 %8.90 %
20077.95 %2.85 %4.83 %
200613.97 %3.23 %4.22 %
200515.41 %3.39 %4.08 %
200411.43 %2.68 %3.36 %
20039.58 %2.27 %3.03 %
200214.74 %1.59 %2.83 %
200122.70 %2.83 %3.84 %
200029.58 %3.38 %3.43 %
199944.80 %2.19 %3.16 %
199829.75 %1.55 %5.19 %
19979.14 %2.34 %5.42 %
199637.60 %2.93 %6.68 %
199583.33 %2.81 %9.08 %
199434.65 %2.61 %10.32 %
199322.77 %2.95 %6.78 %
199223.75 %3.03 %7.54 %
199112.62 %4.23 %8.97 %
199011.82 %5.40 %8.13 %
198912.45 %4.83 %7.00 %
198833.91 %4.08 %7.15 %
198725.16 %3.66 %5.66 %
198614.05 %1.90 %5.78 %
198510.52 %3.55 %6.81 %
198420.03 %4.30 %8.22 %
198313.50 %3.21 %8.87 %
19829.82 %6.13 %10.26 %
198111.81 %10.33 %12.48 %

Largest economies in the worldThe 50 largest economies in the worldList of the 50 largest and strongest economies in the world according to their gross domestic product
Currency reservesCurrency and gold reserves worldwideReserve assets and gold holdings in proportion to the money stock. An international comparison of currency hedging.
Sweden: Public HolidaysPublic holidays in Sweden 2021-2025Statutory and inofficial holidays in Sweden for 2021 to 2025