Development of inflation rates in Tanzania

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Tanzania moved over the past 39 years between 3.5% and 36.1%. For 2018, an inflation rate of 3.5% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1979 to 2018, the average inflation rate was 17.5% per year. Overall, the price increase was 45,027.77 %. An item that cost 100 Shilling in 1979 was so charged 45,127.77 Shilling in the beginning of 2019.

In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The rate of 36.1% in 1984 means, that compared to the previous year all prices have been increased by an average of 36.1%. 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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Performance over the last 39 years compared to the European Union

Performance based on 100% in 1978.Performance in Tanzania

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Inflation calculator for Tanzania

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 Shilling in 1979 corresponds to an amount of 451,277.71 Shilling at the beginning of 2019 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Tanzania

Inflation rates in Tanzania

JahrTanzaniaØ European Union
197912.95 %8.98 %
198030.20 %13.52 %
198125.65 %11.82 %
198228.93 %9.47 %
198327.06 %8.52 %
198436.15 %7.37 %
198533.28 %5.61 %
198632.43 %3.55 %
198729.95 %4.07 %
198831.19 %4.35 %
198925.85 %6.01 %
199035.83 %6.30 %
199128.70 %5.93 %
199221.85 %5.60 %
199325.28 %4.79 %
199434.08 %4.71 %
199527.43 %4.32 %
199620.98 %3.31 %
199716.09 %2.72 %
199812.80 %2.40 %
19997.89 %2.15 %
20005.92 %3.10 %
20015.15 %3.15 %
20025.32 %2.31 %
20035.30 %2.08 %
20044.74 %2.26 %
20055.03 %2.47 %
20067.25 %2.60 %
20077.03 %2.48 %
200810.28 %4.16 %
200912.14 %0.93 %
20106.20 %1.67 %
201112.69 %3.31 %
201216.00 %2.63 %
20137.87 %1.31 %
20146.13 %0.22 %
20155.59 %-0.05 %
20165.17 %0.22 %
20175.32 %1.47 %
20183.49 %1.78 %