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Development of inflation rates in Zimbabwe

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Zimbabwe moved over the past 40 years between -2.4% and 24,411.0%. For 2020, an inflation rate of 557.2% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1980 to 2020, the average inflation rate was 701.1% per year. Overall, the price increase was 174,173,404,787.33 %. An item that cost 100 Dollar in 1980 was so charged 174,173,404,887.33 Dollar in the beginning of 2021.

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.

Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 40 years compared to the US

Performance based on 100% in year 1979.Performance in Zimbabwe

      Zimbabwe       USA


Inflation calculator for Zimbabwe

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 Dollar in 1980 corresponds to an amount of 1,741,734,048,873.30 Dollar at the beginning of 2021 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Zimbabwe

Performance in Zimbabwe

      Zimbabwe       USA


YearZimbabweØ USAØ World
2020557.20 %1.23 %1.89 %
2019255.30 %1.81 %2.21 %
201810.62 %2.44 %2.44 %
20170.89 %2.13 %2.19 %
2016-1.54 %1.26 %1.55 %
2015-2.43 %0.12 %1.43 %
2014-0.20 %1.62 %2.35 %
20131.63 %1.46 %2.62 %
20123.73 %2.07 %3.73 %
20113.47 %3.16 %4.82 %
20103.02 %1.64 %3.35 %
200724,411.03 %2.85 %4.82 %
20061,096.68 %3.23 %4.28 %
2005302.12 %3.39 %4.11 %
2004282.38 %2.68 %3.38 %
2003431.70 %2.27 %3.03 %
2002140.06 %1.59 %2.83 %
200176.71 %2.83 %3.84 %
200055.87 %3.38 %3.49 %
199958.52 %2.19 %3.08 %
199831.82 %1.55 %5.11 %
199718.74 %2.34 %5.57 %
199621.43 %2.93 %6.55 %
199522.59 %2.81 %9.15 %
199422.26 %2.61 %10.32 %
199327.59 %2.95 %7.51 %
199242.06 %3.03 %7.71 %
199123.34 %4.23 %9.00 %
199017.36 %5.40 %8.13 %
198912.88 %4.83 %7.00 %
19887.42 %4.08 %7.15 %
198712.47 %3.66 %5.76 %
198614.33 %1.90 %5.82 %
19858.49 %3.55 %6.86 %
198420.15 %4.30 %8.12 %
198323.12 %3.21 %8.77 %
198210.63 %6.13 %10.24 %
198113.15 %10.33 %12.47 %
19805.40 %13.55 %13.98 %

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