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Inflation rates in Peru

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Peru moved over the past 61 years between 0.2% and 7,481.7%. For 2021, an inflation rate of 4.3% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1960 to 2021, the average inflation rate was 218.3% per year. Overall, the price increase was 369.33 billion percent. An item that cost 100 sols in 1960 costs 369.33 billion sols at the beginning of 2022.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 61 years compared with the USA

In only a few countries the price increase is that high. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of 7,481.7% in 1990 means, that compared to the previous year all prices increased by an average of 7,481.7%. In comparison to most other countries, the drastic price increases are no longer average. Usually this is a sign of political and economic turmoil.

Performance based on 100% in 1959:Performance in Peru

      Peru       USA


Inflation calculator for Peru

Enter any amount, an initial year and an end year here. You will then be provided with the original amount after inflation. Example: 1,000 sols in 1960 corresponds to 3,693,278,838,148.18 sols at the beginning of 2022 due to inflation.

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Inflation rates for consumer goods in Peru

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Peru

      Peru       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearPeruØ EUØ USAØ World
20214.27 %2.55 %4.70 %3.50 %
20202.00 %0.50 %1.23 %1.92 %
20192.25 %1.63 %1.81 %2.19 %
20181.51 %1.74 %2.44 %2.44 %
20172.99 %1.43 %2.13 %2.19 %
20163.56 %0.18 %1.26 %1.55 %
20153.40 %-0.06 %0.12 %1.43 %
20143.41 %0.20 %1.62 %2.35 %
20132.77 %1.22 %1.46 %2.62 %
20123.61 %2.66 %2.07 %3.73 %
20113.37 %3.29 %3.16 %4.82 %
20101.53 %1.53 %1.64 %3.35 %
20092.94 %0.84 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20085.79 %4.16 %3.84 %8.95 %
20071.78 %2.51 %2.85 %4.82 %
20062.00 %2.67 %3.23 %4.28 %
20051.62 %2.49 %3.39 %4.11 %
20043.66 %2.29 %2.68 %3.38 %
20032.26 %2.09 %2.27 %3.03 %
20020.19 %2.42 %1.59 %2.83 %
20011.98 %3.37 %2.83 %3.84 %
20003.76 %3.15 %3.38 %3.49 %
19993.47 %2.16 %2.19 %3.08 %
19987.25 %2.42 %1.55 %5.11 %
19978.56 %3.11 %2.34 %5.57 %
199611.54 %3.56 %2.93 %6.55 %
199511.13 %4.43 %2.81 %9.15 %
199423.74 %4.72 %2.61 %10.32 %
199348.58 %4.85 %2.95 %7.51 %
199273.53 %6.22 %3.03 %7.71 %
1991409.53 %5.48 %4.23 %9.00 %
19907,481.66 %6.15 %5.40 %8.13 %
19893,398.68 %6.26 %4.83 %7.00 %
1988667.02 %4.54 %4.08 %7.15 %
198785.82 %4.02 %3.66 %5.76 %
198677.92 %3.68 %1.90 %5.82 %
1985163.40 %5.40 %3.55 %6.86 %
1984110.21 %7.67 %4.30 %8.12 %
1983111.15 %8.67 %3.21 %8.77 %
198264.45 %9.58 %6.13 %10.24 %
198175.43 %11.77 %10.33 %12.47 %
198059.15 %12.91 %13.55 %13.98 %
197966.69 %8.22 %11.25 %n/a
197857.85 %7.76 %7.63 %n/a
197738.05 %9.77 %6.50 %n/a
197633.48 %9.35 %5.74 %n/a
197523.62 %10.47 %9.14 %n/a
197416.89 %13.16 %11.05 %n/a
19739.49 %7.75 %6.18 %n/a
19727.22 %6.01 %3.27 %n/a
19716.79 %5.24 %4.29 %n/a
19705.03 %4.51 %5.84 %n/a
19696.24 %2.67 %5.46 %n/a
196819.09 %3.24 %4.27 %n/a
19679.78 %3.32 %2.77 %n/a
19668.84 %3.70 %3.02 %n/a
196516.39 %3.99 %1.59 %n/a
19649.79 %3.42 %1.28 %n/a
19636.07 %2.92 %1.24 %n/a
19626.64 %3.55 %1.20 %n/a
19615.92 %2.08 %1.07 %n/a
19608.66 %1.74 %1.46 %n/a

Data basis: International Monetary Fund, World Bank and OECD Inflation CPI indicator (doi:10.1787/eee82e6e-en)
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