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.

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Performance over the last 37 years compared to the European Union

Performance based on 100% in 1979.Performance in Zimbabwe

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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 67,439,834,332.65 Dollar at the beginning of 2018 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Zimbabwe

Inflation rates in Zimbabwe

JahrZimbabweØ European Union
19805.40 %13.52 %
198113.15 %11.82 %
198210.63 %9.47 %
198323.12 %8.52 %
198420.15 %7.37 %
19858.49 %5.61 %
198614.33 %3.55 %
198712.47 %4.07 %
19887.42 %4.35 %
198912.88 %6.01 %
199017.36 %6.30 %
199123.34 %5.93 %
199242.06 %5.60 %
199327.59 %4.79 %
199422.26 %4.71 %
199522.59 %4.32 %
199621.43 %3.31 %
199718.74 %2.72 %
199831.82 %2.40 %
199958.52 %2.15 %
200055.87 %3.10 %
200176.71 %3.15 %
2002140.06 %2.31 %
2003431.70 %2.08 %
2004282.38 %2.26 %
2005302.12 %2.47 %
20061,096.68 %2.60 %
200724,411.03 %2.48 %
20103.03 %1.53 %
20113.48 %3.29 %
20123.72 %2.66 %
20131.63 %1.22 %
2014-0.21 %0.20 %
2015-2.41 %-0.06 %
2016-1.57 %0.18 %
20170.91 %1.43 %