Development of inflation rates in Uganda

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Uganda moved over the past 38 years between -0.3% and 200.0%. For 2019, an inflation rate of 2.9% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1981 to 2019, the average inflation rate was 33.7% per year. Overall, the price increase was 673,800.38 %. An item that cost 100 Schilling in 1981 was so charged 673,900.38 Schilling in the beginning of 2020.

In only a few countries negative inflation rates are achieved. This means that the general price level is declining and consumer prices get cheaper. This case is called deflation.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 38 years compared to the European Union

Performance based on 100% in 1980.Performance in Uganda

      Uganda       European Union


Inflation calculator for Uganda

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 Schilling in 1981 corresponds to an amount of 6,739,003.83 Schilling at the beginning of 2020 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Uganda

Inflation rates in Uganda

JahrUgandaØ European Union
1981108.74 %11.82 %
198249.27 %9.47 %
198324.05 %8.52 %
198442.73 %7.37 %
1985157.66 %5.61 %
1986160.98 %3.55 %
1987200.03 %4.07 %
1988196.12 %4.35 %
198961.44 %6.01 %
199033.12 %6.30 %
199128.07 %5.93 %
199252.44 %5.60 %
19931.16 %4.79 %
199410.04 %4.71 %
19956.55 %4.32 %
19967.19 %3.31 %
19978.17 %2.72 %
19980.07 %2.40 %
19995.78 %2.15 %
20003.39 %3.10 %
20011.87 %3.15 %
2002-0.29 %2.31 %
20038.68 %2.08 %
20043.72 %2.26 %
20058.45 %2.47 %
20067.31 %2.60 %
20076.14 %2.48 %
200812.05 %4.16 %
200913.02 %0.93 %
20103.98 %1.53 %
201115.13 %3.29 %
201212.68 %2.66 %
20134.90 %1.22 %
20143.07 %0.20 %
20155.41 %-0.06 %
20165.45 %0.18 %
20175.64 %1.43 %
20182.62 %1.74 %
20192.87 %1.63 %