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Development of inflation rates in Afghanistan

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Afghanistan moved over the past 14 years between -6.8% and 26.4%. For 2019, an inflation rate of 2.3% was calculated.

During the observation period from 2005 to 2019, the average inflation rate was 6.6% per year. Overall, the price increase was 135.97 %. An item that cost 100 Afghani in 2005 was so charged 235.97 Afghani in the beginning of 2020.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 14 years compared to the US

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.

Performance based on 100% in 2004:Performance in Afghanistan

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Inflation calculator for Afghanistan

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 Afghani in 2005 corresponds to an amount of 2,359.70 Afghani at the beginning of 2020 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Afghanistan

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Afghanistan

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Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearAfghanistanØ USAØ World
20192.30 %1.81 %2.21 %
20180.63 %2.44 %2.44 %
20174.98 %2.13 %2.19 %
20164.38 %1.26 %1.55 %
2015-0.66 %0.12 %1.43 %
20144.67 %1.62 %2.35 %
20137.39 %1.46 %2.62 %
20126.44 %2.07 %3.73 %
201111.80 %3.16 %4.82 %
20102.18 %1.64 %3.35 %
2009-6.81 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200826.42 %3.84 %8.95 %
20078.68 %2.85 %4.82 %
20066.78 %3.23 %4.28 %
200512.69 %3.39 %4.11 %

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