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Inflation rates in Laos

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Laos moved over the past 32 years between 0.1% and 125.3%. For 2021, an inflation rate of 3.8% was calculated.
During the observation period from 1989 to 2021, the average inflation rate was 17.2% per year. Overall, the price increase was 8,734.42%. An item that cost 100 kips in 1989 costs 8,834.42 kips at the beginning of 2022.
Inflation rates in global comparison
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Performance over the last 32 years compared with the USA

In only a few countries is the price increase is that high. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of 125.3% in 1999 means, that compared to the previous year all prices increased by an average of 125.3%. 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 1988:Performance in Laos
      Laos       USA

Inflation calculator for Laos

Enter any amount, an initial year and an end year here. You will then be provided with the original amount after inflation. Example: 1,000 kips in 1989 corresponds to 88,344.25 kips at the beginning of 2022 due to inflation.
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Inflation rates for consumer goods in Laos

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Laos
      Laos       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearLaosØ EUØ USAØ World
20213.76 %2.55 %4.70 %3.42 %
20205.10 %0.50 %1.23 %1.92 %
20193.32 %1.63 %1.81 %2.19 %
20182.04 %1.74 %2.44 %2.44 %
20170.83 %1.43 %2.13 %2.19 %
20161.60 %0.18 %1.26 %1.55 %
20151.28 %-0.06 %0.12 %1.43 %
20144.13 %0.20 %1.62 %2.35 %
20136.37 %1.22 %1.46 %2.62 %
20124.26 %2.66 %2.07 %3.73 %
20117.57 %3.29 %3.16 %4.82 %
20105.98 %1.53 %1.64 %3.35 %
20090.14 %0.84 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20087.63 %4.16 %3.84 %8.95 %
20074.66 %2.51 %2.85 %4.82 %
20066.55 %2.67 %3.23 %4.28 %
20057.17 %2.49 %3.39 %4.11 %
200410.46 %2.29 %2.68 %3.38 %
200315.49 %2.09 %2.27 %3.03 %
200210.63 %2.42 %1.59 %2.83 %
20017.81 %3.37 %2.83 %3.84 %
200025.08 %3.15 %3.38 %3.49 %
1999125.27 %2.16 %2.19 %3.08 %
199890.98 %2.42 %1.55 %5.11 %
199727.51 %3.11 %2.34 %5.57 %
199613.02 %3.56 %2.93 %6.55 %
199519.59 %4.43 %2.81 %9.15 %
19946.78 %4.72 %2.61 %10.32 %
19936.27 %4.85 %2.95 %7.51 %
19929.86 %6.22 %3.03 %7.71 %
199113.44 %5.48 %4.23 %9.00 %
199035.64 %6.15 %5.40 %8.13 %
198961.33 %6.26 %4.83 %7.00 %

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