Development of inflation rates in Burma

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Burma moved over the past 40 years between -0.1% and 57.1%. For 2019, an inflation rate of 8.8% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1979 to 2019, the average inflation rate was 16.2% per year. Overall, the price increase was 31,403.69 %. An item that cost 100 Kyat in 1979 was so charged 31,503.69 Kyat in the beginning of 2020.

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.

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Performance over the last 40 years compared to the European Union

Performance based on 100% in 1978.Performance in Burma

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Inflation calculator for Burma

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 Kyat in 1979 corresponds to an amount of 315,036.88 Kyat at the beginning of 2020 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Burma

Inflation rates in Burma

JahrBurmaØ European Union
19795.67 %8.98 %
19800.61 %13.52 %
19810.32 %11.82 %
19825.30 %9.47 %
19835.65 %8.52 %
19844.85 %7.37 %
19856.81 %5.61 %
19869.33 %3.55 %
198724.76 %4.07 %
198816.04 %4.35 %
198927.20 %6.01 %
199017.63 %6.30 %
199132.27 %5.93 %
199221.91 %5.60 %
199331.83 %4.79 %
199424.10 %4.71 %
199525.19 %4.32 %
199616.28 %3.31 %
199729.70 %2.72 %
199851.49 %2.40 %
199918.40 %2.15 %
2000-0.11 %3.10 %
200121.10 %3.15 %
200257.07 %2.31 %
200336.59 %2.08 %
20044.53 %2.26 %
20059.37 %2.47 %
200620.00 %2.60 %
200735.02 %2.48 %
200826.80 %4.16 %
20091.47 %0.93 %
20107.72 %1.53 %
20115.02 %3.29 %
20121.47 %2.66 %
20135.64 %1.22 %
20144.95 %0.20 %
20159.45 %-0.06 %
20166.93 %0.18 %
20174.57 %1.43 %
20186.87 %1.74 %
20198.83 %1.63 %