Development of inflation rates in Malawi

The inflation rate in Germany moved over the past years between 7.4% and 83.3%. For 2016, an inflation rate of 21.7% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1981 to 2016, the average inflation rate was 21.0% per year. Overall, the price increase was 64,584.86 %. An item that cost 100 Kwacha in 1980 was 2016 so charged 64,684.86 Kwacha.

In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The rate 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.

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Inflation developments of the past 35 years compared to the European Union

Performance based on 100% in 1980.



      Malawi       European Union


JahrMalawiØ European Union
198111.81 %12.01 %
19829.82 %9.57 %
198313.50 %8.67 %
198420.03 %7.67 %
198510.52 %5.83 %
198614.05 %3.72 %
198725.16 %3.99 %
198833.91 %4.55 %
198912.45 %5.73 %
199011.82 %6.30 %
199112.62 %5.94 %
199223.75 %5.08 %
199322.77 %4.61 %
199434.65 %4.71 %
199583.33 %4.27 %
199637.60 %3.34 %
19979.14 %2.65 %
199829.75 %2.41 %
199944.80 %2.17 %
200029.58 %3.16 %
200122.70 %3.15 %
200214.74 %2.31 %
20039.58 %2.10 %
200411.43 %2.26 %
200515.41 %2.48 %
200613.97 %2.60 %
20077.95 %2.63 %
20088.71 %4.20 %
20098.42 %0.95 %
20107.41 %1.67 %
20117.62 %3.31 %
201221.27 %2.72 %
201327.28 %1.39 %
201423.79 %0.22 %
201521.87 %-0.06 %
201621.71 %0.22 %