Development of inflation rates in India

The inflation rate for consumer prices in India moved over the past 40 years between 2.5% and 13.9%. For 2019, an inflation rate of 7.7% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1979 to 2019, the average inflation rate was 8.1% per year. Overall, the price increase was 2,092.74 %. An item that cost 100 Rupee in 1979 was so charged 2,192.74 Rupee in the beginning of 2020.

In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The rate of 13.9% in 1991 means, that compared to the previous year all prices have been increased by an average of 13.9%. 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 India

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Inflation calculator for India

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 Rupee in 1979 corresponds to an amount of 21,927.45 Rupee at the beginning of 2020 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in India

Inflation rates in India

JahrIndiaØ European Union
19796.28 %8.98 %
198011.35 %13.52 %
198113.11 %11.82 %
19827.89 %9.47 %
198311.87 %8.52 %
19848.32 %7.37 %
19855.56 %5.61 %
19868.73 %3.55 %
19878.80 %4.07 %
19889.38 %4.35 %
19897.07 %6.01 %
19908.97 %6.30 %
199113.87 %5.93 %
199211.79 %5.60 %
19936.33 %4.79 %
199410.25 %4.71 %
199510.22 %4.32 %
19968.98 %3.31 %
19977.16 %2.72 %
199813.23 %2.40 %
19994.67 %2.15 %
20004.01 %3.10 %
20013.78 %3.15 %
20024.30 %2.31 %
20033.81 %2.08 %
20043.77 %2.26 %
20054.25 %2.47 %
20065.80 %2.60 %
20076.37 %2.48 %
20088.35 %4.16 %
200910.88 %0.93 %
201011.99 %1.53 %
20118.86 %3.29 %
20129.31 %2.66 %
201310.91 %1.22 %
20146.35 %0.20 %
20155.87 %-0.06 %
20164.94 %0.18 %
20172.49 %1.43 %
20184.86 %1.74 %
20197.66 %1.63 %