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Inflation rates in Namibia

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Namibia moved over the past 18 years between 2.2% and 9.5%. For 2021, an inflation rate of 3.6% was calculated.

During the observation period from 2003 to 2021, the average inflation rate was 5.6% per year. Overall, the price increase was 167.36%. An item that cost 100 dollars in 2003 costs 267.36 dollars at the beginning of 2022.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 18 years compared with the USA

As the price increases are consistently in the positive range, this means that goods and services in the country have become increasingly more expensive over the years. 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 2002:Performance in Namibia

      Namibia       USA


Inflation calculator for Namibia

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 dollars in 2003 corresponds to 2,673.63 dollars at the beginning of 2022 due to inflation.

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Inflation rates for consumer goods in Namibia

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Namibia

      Namibia       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearNamibiaØ EUØ USAØ World
20213.62 %2.55 %4.70 %3.50 %
20202.21 %0.50 %1.23 %1.92 %
20193.72 %1.63 %1.81 %2.19 %
20184.29 %1.74 %2.44 %2.44 %
20176.15 %1.43 %2.13 %2.19 %
20166.73 %0.18 %1.26 %1.55 %
20153.39 %-0.06 %0.12 %1.43 %
20145.35 %0.20 %1.62 %2.35 %
20135.60 %1.22 %1.46 %2.62 %
20126.72 %2.66 %2.07 %3.73 %
20115.01 %3.29 %3.16 %4.82 %
20104.87 %1.53 %1.64 %3.35 %
20099.45 %0.84 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20089.09 %4.16 %3.84 %8.95 %
20076.55 %2.51 %2.85 %4.82 %
20064.96 %2.67 %3.23 %4.28 %
20052.28 %2.49 %3.39 %4.11 %
20044.14 %2.29 %2.68 %3.38 %
20037.14 %2.09 %2.27 %3.03 %

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