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Development of inflation rates in Iran

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Iran moved over the past 40 years between 4.4% and 49.7%. For 2019, an inflation rate of 39.9% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1979 to 2019, the average inflation rate was 20.0% per year. Overall, the price increase was 131,999.34 %. An item that cost 100 Rial in 1979 was so charged 132,099.34 Rial in the beginning of 2020.

In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The rate of 49.7% in 1995 means, that compared to the previous year all prices have been increased by an average of 49.7%. 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 US

Performance based on 100% in 1978.Performance in Iran

      Iran       USA


Inflation calculator for Iran

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 Rial in 1979 corresponds to an amount of 1,320,993.45 Rial at the beginning of 2020 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Iran

Performance in Iran

      Iran       USA


JahrIranØ USAØ World
201939.91 %1.81 %2.14 %
201818.01 %2.44 %2.44 %
20178.04 %2.13 %2.18 %
20167.25 %1.26 %1.50 %
201512.48 %0.12 %1.43 %
201416.61 %1.62 %2.35 %
201336.60 %1.46 %2.59 %
201227.26 %2.07 %3.69 %
201126.29 %3.16 %4.81 %
201010.09 %1.64 %3.33 %
200913.55 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200825.41 %3.84 %8.90 %
200717.34 %2.85 %4.83 %
200610.02 %3.23 %4.22 %
200513.43 %3.39 %4.08 %
200414.76 %2.68 %3.36 %
200316.47 %2.27 %3.03 %
200214.34 %1.59 %2.83 %
200111.27 %2.83 %3.84 %
200014.48 %3.38 %3.43 %
199920.07 %2.19 %3.16 %
199817.87 %1.55 %5.19 %
199717.35 %2.34 %5.42 %
199628.94 %2.93 %6.68 %
199549.66 %2.81 %9.08 %
199431.45 %2.61 %10.32 %
199321.20 %2.95 %6.78 %
199225.81 %3.03 %7.54 %
199117.13 %4.23 %8.97 %
19907.63 %5.40 %8.13 %
198922.35 %4.83 %7.00 %
198828.67 %4.08 %7.15 %
198728.57 %3.66 %5.66 %
198618.43 %1.90 %5.78 %
19854.39 %3.55 %6.81 %
198412.54 %4.30 %8.22 %
198319.74 %3.21 %8.87 %
198218.69 %6.13 %10.26 %
198124.20 %10.33 %12.48 %
198020.64 %13.55 %13.98 %
197910.49 %11.25 %n/a