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Development of inflation rates in Iraq

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Iraq moved over the past 61 years between -16.1% and 448.5%. For 2021, an inflation rate of 6.0% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1960 to 2021, the average inflation rate was 27.1% per year. Overall, the price increase was 941,679.07 %. An item that cost 100 Dinar in 1960 was so charged 941,779.07 Dinar in the beginning of 2022.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 61 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 Iraq

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Inflation calculator for Iraq

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 Dinar in 1960 corresponds to an amount of 9,417,790.69 Dinar at the beginning of 2022 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Iraq

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Iraq

      Iraq       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearIraqØ USAØ World
20216.04 %4.70 %3.42 %
20200.57 %1.23 %1.89 %
2019-0.20 %1.81 %2.21 %
20180.37 %2.44 %2.44 %
20170.18 %2.13 %2.19 %
20160.56 %1.26 %1.55 %
20151.39 %0.12 %1.43 %
20142.24 %1.62 %2.35 %
20131.88 %1.46 %2.62 %
20126.09 %2.07 %3.73 %
20115.80 %3.16 %4.82 %
20102.88 %1.64 %3.35 %
20096.87 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200812.66 %3.84 %8.95 %
2007-10.07 %2.85 %4.82 %
200653.23 %3.23 %4.28 %
200536.96 %3.39 %4.11 %
200426.96 %2.68 %3.38 %
200333.62 %2.27 %3.03 %
200219.32 %1.59 %2.83 %
200116.37 %2.83 %3.84 %
20004.98 %3.38 %3.49 %
199912.58 %2.19 %3.08 %
199814.77 %1.55 %5.11 %
199723.06 %2.34 %5.57 %
1996-16.12 %2.93 %6.55 %
1995387.31 %2.81 %9.15 %
1994448.50 %2.61 %10.32 %
1993207.69 %2.95 %7.51 %
199283.62 %3.03 %7.71 %
1991180.95 %4.23 %9.00 %
19784.61 %7.63 %n/a
19779.17 %6.50 %n/a
197612.82 %5.74 %n/a
19759.52 %9.14 %n/a
19747.70 %11.05 %n/a
19734.89 %6.18 %n/a
19725.19 %3.27 %n/a
19713.60 %4.29 %n/a
19704.36 %5.84 %n/a
19695.74 %5.46 %n/a
19682.20 %4.27 %n/a
19673.29 %2.77 %n/a
19661.98 %3.02 %n/a
1965-0.46 %1.59 %n/a
1964-0.09 %1.28 %n/a
19633.95 %1.24 %n/a
19621.29 %1.20 %n/a
19610.92 %1.07 %n/a
19603.48 %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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