Worlddata.info

Development of inflation rates in Brazil

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Brazil moved over the past 40 years between 3.2% and 2,947.7%. For 2021, an inflation rate of 8.3% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1981 to 2021, the average inflation rate was 294.0% per year. Overall, the price increase was 52,383,911,503,582.07 %. An item that cost 100 Real in 1981 was so charged 52,383,911,503,682.07 Real in the beginning of 2022.

For May 2022, the year-on-year inflation rate was 11.7%.


Inflation rates in global comparison


Back to overview: Brazil

Performance over the last 40 years compared to the US

In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of 2,947.7% in 1990 means, that compared to the previous year all prices have been increased by an average of 2,947.7%. In comparison to other countries, the drastic price increases are no longer on average. Usually this is a sign of political and economic turmoil.

Performance based on 100% in 1980:Performance in Brazil

      Brazil       USA


Inflation calculator for Brazil

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 Real in 1981 corresponds to an amount of 523,839,115,036,820.69 Real at the beginning of 2022 due to inflation.

Original amount in Real:


Start year:


End year:


Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Brazil

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Brazil

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearBrazilØ USAØ World
20218.30 %4.70 %3.42 %
20203.21 %1.23 %1.91 %
20193.73 %1.81 %2.21 %
20183.66 %2.44 %2.44 %
20173.45 %2.13 %2.19 %
20168.74 %1.26 %1.55 %
20159.03 %0.12 %1.43 %
20146.33 %1.62 %2.35 %
20136.20 %1.46 %2.62 %
20125.40 %2.07 %3.73 %
20116.64 %3.16 %4.82 %
20105.04 %1.64 %3.35 %
20094.89 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20085.68 %3.84 %8.95 %
20073.64 %2.85 %4.82 %
20064.18 %3.23 %4.28 %
20056.87 %3.39 %4.11 %
20046.60 %2.68 %3.38 %
200314.71 %2.27 %3.03 %
20028.45 %1.59 %2.83 %
20016.84 %2.83 %3.84 %
20007.04 %3.38 %3.49 %
19994.86 %2.19 %3.08 %
19983.20 %1.55 %5.11 %
19976.93 %2.34 %5.57 %
199615.76 %2.93 %6.55 %
199566.01 %2.81 %9.15 %
19942,075.89 %2.61 %10.32 %
19931,927.38 %2.95 %7.51 %
1992951.96 %3.03 %7.71 %
1991432.79 %4.23 %9.00 %
19902,947.73 %5.40 %8.13 %
19891,430.72 %4.83 %7.00 %
1988629.11 %4.08 %7.15 %
1987228.34 %3.66 %5.76 %
1986147.14 %1.90 %5.82 %
1985225.99 %3.55 %6.86 %
1984192.12 %4.30 %8.12 %
1983135.03 %3.21 %8.77 %
1982100.54 %6.13 %10.24 %
1981101.73 %10.33 %12.47 %

Data basis: International Monetary Fund, World Bank and OECD Inflation CPI indicator (doi:10.1787/eee82e6e-en)
Largest economies in the worldThe 50 largest economies in the worldList of the 50 largest and strongest economies in the world according to their gross domestic product
Comparison: Brazil / United StatesCountry comparison Brazil : United StatesThe United States and Brazil compared: demography, Economy, energy, languages and further dimensions.
Hong Kong: Public HolidaysPublic holidays in Hong Kong 2022-2026Statutory and inofficial holidays in Hong Kong for 2022 to 2026