Development of inflation rates in Zimbabwe
The inflation rate for consumer prices in Zimbabwe moved over the past 37 years between -2.4% and 24,411.0%. For 2017, an inflation rate of 0.9% was calculated.
During the observation period from 1980 to 2017, the average inflation rate was 735.6%
per year. Overall, the price increase was 6,743,983,333.27 %. An item that cost 100 Dollar in 1980 was so charged 6,743,983,433.27 Dollar in the beginning of 2018.
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.Back to overview: Zimbabwe