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Development of inflation rates in Guatemala

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Guatemala moved over the past 41 years between 0.3% and 41.2%. For 2020, an inflation rate of 3.2% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1979 to 2020, the average inflation rate was 9.6% per year. Overall, the price increase was 3,733.37 %. An item that cost 100 Quetzal in 1979 was so charged 3,833.37 Quetzal in the beginning of 2021.

In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) 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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Performance over the last 41 years compared to the US

Performance based on 100% in 1978.Performance in Guatemala

      Guatemala       USA


Inflation calculator for Guatemala

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 Quetzal in 1979 corresponds to an amount of 38,333.73 Quetzal at the beginning of 2021 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Guatemala

Performance in Guatemala

      Guatemala       USA


JahrGuatemalaØ USAØ World
20203.21 %1.23 %1.94 %
20193.70 %1.81 %2.19 %
20183.75 %2.44 %2.42 %
20174.42 %2.13 %2.19 %
20164.45 %1.26 %1.55 %
20152.39 %0.12 %1.43 %
20143.42 %1.62 %2.35 %
20134.34 %1.46 %2.62 %
20123.78 %2.07 %3.73 %
20116.21 %3.16 %4.82 %
20103.86 %1.64 %3.33 %
20091.86 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200811.36 %3.84 %8.90 %
20076.82 %2.85 %4.83 %
20066.56 %3.23 %4.22 %
20059.11 %3.39 %4.08 %
20047.58 %2.68 %3.36 %
20035.60 %2.27 %3.03 %
20028.13 %1.59 %2.83 %
20017.29 %2.83 %3.84 %
20005.98 %3.38 %3.43 %
19995.21 %2.19 %3.16 %
19986.61 %1.55 %5.19 %
19979.23 %2.34 %5.42 %
199611.06 %2.93 %6.68 %
19958.41 %2.81 %9.08 %
199410.86 %2.61 %10.32 %
199311.82 %2.95 %6.78 %
199210.05 %3.03 %7.54 %
199133.17 %4.23 %8.97 %
199041.22 %5.40 %8.13 %
198911.39 %4.83 %7.00 %
198810.83 %4.08 %7.15 %
198712.32 %3.66 %5.66 %
198636.93 %1.90 %5.78 %
198518.69 %3.55 %6.81 %
19843.41 %4.30 %8.22 %
19834.54 %3.21 %8.87 %
19820.31 %6.13 %10.26 %
198111.43 %10.33 %12.48 %
198010.82 %13.55 %13.98 %
197911.34 %11.25 %n/a

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