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Development of inflation rates in Mozambique

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Mozambique moved over the past 32 years between 1.5% and 63.2%. For 2020, an inflation rate of 3.1% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1988 to 2020, the average inflation rate was 19.6% per year. Overall, the price increase was 21,400.04 %. An item that cost 100 Metical in 1988 was so charged 21,500.04 Metical in the beginning of 2021.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 32 years compared to the US

In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of 63.2% in 1994 means, that compared to the previous year all prices have been increased by an average of 63.2%. In comparison to other countries, the drastic price increases are no longer on average. Usually this is a sign of political and economic turmoil.

Performance based on 100% in 1987:Performance in Mozambique

      Mozambique       USA


Inflation calculator for Mozambique

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 Metical in 1988 corresponds to an amount of 215,000.38 Metical at the beginning of 2021 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Mozambique

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Mozambique

      Mozambique       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearMozambiqueØ USAØ World
20203.14 %1.23 %1.91 %
20192.78 %1.81 %2.21 %
20183.91 %2.44 %2.44 %
201715.11 %2.13 %2.19 %
201617.42 %1.26 %1.55 %
20153.55 %0.12 %1.43 %
20142.56 %1.62 %2.35 %
20134.26 %1.46 %2.62 %
20122.60 %2.07 %3.73 %
201111.17 %3.16 %4.82 %
201012.43 %1.64 %3.35 %
20093.79 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200814.50 %3.84 %8.95 %
20078.49 %2.85 %4.82 %
200613.25 %3.23 %4.28 %
20056.43 %3.39 %4.11 %
200412.66 %2.68 %3.38 %
200313.43 %2.27 %3.03 %
200216.78 %1.59 %2.83 %
20019.05 %2.83 %3.84 %
200012.72 %3.38 %3.49 %
19992.86 %2.19 %3.08 %
19981.48 %1.55 %5.11 %
19977.37 %2.34 %5.57 %
199648.49 %2.93 %6.55 %
199554.43 %2.81 %9.15 %
199463.18 %2.61 %10.32 %
199342.20 %2.95 %7.51 %
199245.49 %3.03 %7.71 %
199132.93 %4.23 %9.00 %
199047.01 %5.40 %8.13 %
198940.15 %4.83 %7.00 %
198850.14 %4.08 %7.15 %

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