Development of inflation rates in Guatemala

The inflation rate in Guatemala moved over the past years between 0.3% and 41.2%. For 2016, an inflation rate of 4.4% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1980 to 2016, the average inflation rate was 10.2% per year. Overall, the price increase was 2,868.98 %. An item that cost 100 Quetzal in 1979 was 2016 so charged 2,968.98 Quetzal.

In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The rate of 41.2% in 1990 means, that compared to the previous year all prices have been increased by an average of 41.2%. 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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Inflation developments of the past 36 years compared to the European Union

Performance based on 100\% in 1979.



      Guatemala       European Union


JahrGuatemalaØ European Union
198010.82 %13.52 %
198111.43 %12.01 %
19820.31 %9.57 %
19834.54 %8.67 %
19843.41 %7.67 %
198518.69 %5.83 %
198636.93 %3.72 %
198712.32 %3.99 %
198810.83 %4.55 %
198911.39 %5.73 %
199041.22 %6.30 %
199133.17 %5.94 %
199210.05 %5.08 %
199311.82 %4.61 %
199410.86 %4.71 %
19958.41 %4.27 %
199611.06 %3.34 %
19979.23 %2.65 %
19986.61 %2.41 %
19995.21 %2.17 %
20005.98 %3.16 %
20017.29 %3.15 %
20028.13 %2.31 %
20035.60 %2.10 %
20047.58 %2.26 %
20059.11 %2.48 %
20066.56 %2.60 %
20076.82 %2.63 %
200811.36 %4.20 %
20091.86 %0.95 %
20103.86 %1.67 %
20116.22 %3.31 %
20123.78 %2.72 %
20134.34 %1.39 %
20143.42 %0.22 %
20152.39 %-0.06 %
20164.45 %0.22 %