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Inflation rates in Rwanda

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Rwanda moved over the past 54 years between -2.4% and 31.1%. For 2021, an inflation rate of -0.4% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1967 to 2021, the average inflation rate was 7.1% per year. Overall, the price increase was 3,511.68%. An item that cost 100 francs in 1967 costs 3,611.68 francs at the beginning of 2022.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 54 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 1966:Performance in Rwanda

      Rwanda       USA


Inflation calculator for Rwanda

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 francs in 1967 corresponds to 36,116.84 francs at the beginning of 2022 due to inflation.

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Inflation rates for consumer goods in Rwanda

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Rwanda

      Rwanda       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearRwandaØ EUØ USAØ World
2021-0.39 %2.55 %4.70 %3.50 %
20209.85 %0.50 %1.23 %1.92 %
20193.35 %1.63 %1.81 %2.19 %
2018-0.31 %1.74 %2.44 %2.44 %
20178.28 %1.43 %2.13 %2.19 %
20167.17 %0.18 %1.26 %1.55 %
20152.53 %-0.06 %0.12 %1.43 %
20142.35 %0.20 %1.62 %2.35 %
20135.92 %1.22 %1.46 %2.62 %
201210.27 %2.66 %2.07 %3.73 %
20113.08 %3.29 %3.16 %4.82 %
2010-0.25 %1.53 %1.64 %3.35 %
200912.94 %0.84 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200815.44 %4.16 %3.84 %8.95 %
20079.08 %2.51 %2.85 %4.82 %
20068.88 %2.67 %3.23 %4.28 %
20059.01 %2.49 %3.39 %4.11 %
200412.25 %2.29 %2.68 %3.38 %
20037.45 %2.09 %2.27 %3.03 %
20021.99 %2.42 %1.59 %2.83 %
20013.34 %3.37 %2.83 %3.84 %
20003.90 %3.15 %3.38 %3.49 %
1999-2.41 %2.16 %2.19 %3.08 %
19986.21 %2.42 %1.55 %5.11 %
199712.02 %3.11 %2.34 %5.57 %
19967.41 %3.56 %2.93 %6.55 %
199312.35 %4.85 %2.95 %7.51 %
19929.56 %6.22 %3.03 %7.71 %
199119.64 %5.48 %4.23 %9.00 %
19904.19 %6.15 %5.40 %8.13 %
19891.01 %6.26 %4.83 %7.00 %
19882.98 %4.54 %4.08 %7.15 %
19874.13 %4.02 %3.66 %5.76 %
1986-1.12 %3.68 %1.90 %5.82 %
19851.76 %5.40 %3.55 %6.86 %
19845.37 %7.67 %4.30 %8.12 %
19836.59 %8.67 %3.21 %8.77 %
198212.57 %9.58 %6.13 %10.24 %
19816.45 %11.77 %10.33 %12.47 %
19807.25 %12.91 %13.55 %13.98 %
197915.67 %8.22 %11.25 %n/a
197813.27 %7.76 %7.63 %n/a
197713.66 %9.77 %6.50 %n/a
19767.17 %9.35 %5.74 %n/a
197530.23 %10.47 %9.14 %n/a
197431.09 %13.16 %11.05 %n/a
19739.37 %7.75 %6.18 %n/a
19723.09 %6.01 %3.27 %n/a
19710.49 %5.24 %4.29 %n/a
19700.51 %4.51 %5.84 %n/a
19690.48 %2.67 %5.46 %n/a
19683.16 %3.24 %4.27 %n/a
19671.45 %3.32 %2.77 %n/a

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