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Inflation rates in East Timor

The inflation rate for consumer prices in East Timor moved over the past 16 years between -1.5% and 13.5%. For 2019, an inflation rate of 1.0% was calculated.

During the observation period from 2003 to 2019, the average inflation rate was 5.1% per year. Overall, the price increase was 119.82%. An item that cost 100 Dollar in 2003 cost 219.82 Dollar in the beginning of 2020.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 16 years compared with the USA

In only a few countries are negative inflation rates achieved. This means that the general price level is declining and consumer prices get cheaper. This is called deflation. 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 2002:Performance in East Timor

      East Timor       USA


Inflation calculator for East Timor

Enter any amount, an initial year and an end year here. You will then be provided with the original amount after inflation. Example: 1000 Dollar in 2003 corresponds to 2,198.17 Dollar at the beginning of 2020 due to inflation.

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Inflation rates for consumer goods in East Timor

Inflation rates for consumer goods in East Timor

      East Timor       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearEast TimorØ EUØ USAØ World
20190.96 %1.63 %1.81 %2.19 %
20182.29 %1.74 %2.44 %2.44 %
20170.52 %1.43 %2.13 %2.19 %
2016-1.47 %0.18 %1.26 %1.55 %
20150.65 %-0.06 %0.12 %1.43 %
20140.85 %0.20 %1.62 %2.35 %
201310.99 %1.22 %1.46 %2.62 %
201211.80 %2.66 %2.07 %3.73 %
201113.50 %3.29 %3.16 %4.82 %
20106.77 %1.53 %1.64 %3.35 %
20090.67 %0.84 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20089.06 %4.16 %3.84 %8.95 %
200710.30 %2.51 %2.85 %4.82 %
20063.94 %2.67 %3.23 %4.28 %
20051.11 %2.49 %3.39 %4.11 %
20043.24 %2.29 %2.68 %3.38 %
20037.17 %2.09 %2.27 %3.03 %

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