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Development of inflation rates in El Salvador

The inflation rate for consumer prices in El Salvador moved over the past 41 years between -0.7% and 31.9%. For 2020, an inflation rate of -0.4% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1979 to 2020, the average inflation rate was 8.6% per year. Overall, the price increase was 2,530.68 %. An item that cost 100 Dollar in 1979 was so charged 2,630.68 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.

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Performance over the last 41 years compared to the US

Performance based on 100% in 1978.Performance in El Salvador

      El Salvador       USA


Inflation calculator for El Salvador

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 1979 corresponds to an amount of 26,306.79 Dollar at the beginning of 2021 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in El Salvador

Performance in El Salvador

      El Salvador       USA


JahrEl SalvadorØ USAØ World
2020-0.37 %1.23 %1.94 %
20190.08 %1.81 %2.15 %
20181.09 %2.44 %2.42 %
20171.01 %2.13 %2.18 %
20160.60 %1.26 %1.49 %
2015-0.73 %0.12 %1.43 %
20141.14 %1.62 %2.35 %
20130.76 %1.46 %2.61 %
20121.73 %2.07 %3.73 %
20115.13 %3.16 %4.82 %
20101.18 %1.64 %3.33 %
20091.06 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20086.71 %3.84 %8.90 %
20074.58 %2.85 %4.83 %
20064.04 %3.23 %4.22 %
20054.69 %3.39 %4.08 %
20044.45 %2.68 %3.36 %
20032.12 %2.27 %3.03 %
20021.87 %1.59 %2.83 %
20013.75 %2.83 %3.84 %
20002.27 %3.38 %3.43 %
19990.51 %2.19 %3.16 %
19982.55 %1.55 %5.19 %
19974.49 %2.34 %5.42 %
19969.79 %2.93 %6.68 %
199510.03 %2.81 %9.08 %
199410.59 %2.61 %10.32 %
199318.51 %2.95 %6.78 %
199211.21 %3.03 %7.54 %
199114.40 %4.23 %8.97 %
199024.00 %5.40 %8.13 %
198917.63 %4.83 %7.00 %
198819.76 %4.08 %7.15 %
198724.86 %3.66 %5.66 %
198631.94 %1.90 %5.78 %
198522.33 %3.55 %6.81 %
198411.51 %4.30 %8.22 %
198313.31 %3.21 %8.87 %
198211.73 %6.13 %10.26 %
198114.80 %10.33 %12.48 %
198017.37 %13.55 %13.98 %
197914.06 %11.25 %n/a
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