Development of inflation rates in Afghanistan
The inflation rate for consumer prices in Afghanistan moved over the past 12 years between -6.8% and 26.4%. For 2017, an inflation rate of 5.0% was calculated.
During the observation period from 2005 to 2017, the average inflation rate was 7.4%
per year. Overall, the price increase was 129.22 %. An item that cost 100 Afghani in 2005 was so charged 229.22 Afghani in the beginning of 2018.
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.Back to overview: Afghanistan