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Development of inflation rates in Iran

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Iran moved over the past 59 years between -0.4% and 49.7%. For 2019, an inflation rate of 39.9% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1960 to 2019, the average inflation rate was 15.7% per year. Overall, the price increase was 427,691.78 %. An item that cost 100 Rial in 1960 was so charged 427,791.78 Rial in the beginning of 2020.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 59 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 1959:Performance in Iran

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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 1960 corresponds to an amount of 4,277,917.80 Rial at the beginning of 2020 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Iran

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Iran

      Iran       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearIranØ USAØ World
201939.91 %1.81 %2.21 %
201818.01 %2.44 %2.44 %
20178.04 %2.13 %2.19 %
20167.25 %1.26 %1.55 %
201512.48 %0.12 %1.43 %
201416.61 %1.62 %2.35 %
201336.60 %1.46 %2.62 %
201227.26 %2.07 %3.73 %
201126.29 %3.16 %4.82 %
201010.09 %1.64 %3.35 %
200913.55 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200825.41 %3.84 %8.95 %
200717.34 %2.85 %4.82 %
200610.02 %3.23 %4.28 %
200513.43 %3.39 %4.11 %
200414.76 %2.68 %3.38 %
200316.47 %2.27 %3.03 %
200214.34 %1.59 %2.83 %
200111.27 %2.83 %3.84 %
200014.48 %3.38 %3.49 %
199920.07 %2.19 %3.08 %
199817.87 %1.55 %5.11 %
199717.35 %2.34 %5.57 %
199628.94 %2.93 %6.55 %
199549.66 %2.81 %9.15 %
199431.45 %2.61 %10.32 %
199321.20 %2.95 %7.51 %
199225.81 %3.03 %7.71 %
199117.13 %4.23 %9.00 %
19907.63 %5.40 %8.13 %
198922.35 %4.83 %7.00 %
198828.67 %4.08 %7.15 %
198728.57 %3.66 %5.76 %
198618.43 %1.90 %5.82 %
19854.39 %3.55 %6.86 %
198412.54 %4.30 %8.12 %
198319.74 %3.21 %8.77 %
198218.69 %6.13 %10.24 %
198124.20 %10.33 %12.47 %
198020.64 %13.55 %13.98 %
197910.49 %11.25 %n/a
197811.72 %7.63 %n/a
197727.29 %6.50 %n/a
197611.26 %5.74 %n/a
197512.88 %9.14 %n/a
197414.25 %11.05 %n/a
19739.82 %6.18 %n/a
19726.40 %3.27 %n/a
19714.20 %4.29 %n/a
19701.67 %5.84 %n/a
19693.59 %5.46 %n/a
19680.69 %4.27 %n/a
19671.60 %2.77 %n/a
1966-0.39 %3.02 %n/a
19652.15 %1.59 %n/a
19643.81 %1.28 %n/a
19630.37 %1.24 %n/a
19620.72 %1.20 %n/a
19613.16 %1.07 %n/a
19609.82 %1.46 %n/a

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