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Development of inflation rates in Macao

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Macao moved over the past 31 years between -3.2% and 9.6%. For 2020, an inflation rate of 0.8% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1989 to 2020, the average inflation rate was 3.9% per year. Overall, the price increase was 218.39 %. An item that cost 100 Pataca in 1989 was so charged 318.39 Pataca in the beginning of 2021.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 31 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 1988:Performance in Macao

      Macao       USA


Inflation calculator for Macao

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 Pataca in 1989 corresponds to an amount of 3,183.95 Pataca at the beginning of 2021 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Macao

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Macao

      Macao       USA


YearMacaoØ USAØ World
20200.81 %1.23 %1.89 %
20192.75 %1.81 %2.21 %
20183.00 %2.44 %2.44 %
20171.23 %2.13 %2.19 %
20162.37 %1.26 %1.55 %
20154.56 %0.12 %1.43 %
20146.05 %1.62 %2.35 %
20135.50 %1.46 %2.62 %
20126.11 %2.07 %3.73 %
20115.81 %3.16 %4.82 %
20102.81 %1.64 %3.35 %
20091.17 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20088.61 %3.84 %8.95 %
20075.57 %2.85 %4.82 %
20065.15 %3.23 %4.28 %
20054.40 %3.39 %4.11 %
20040.98 %2.68 %3.38 %
2003-1.56 %2.27 %3.03 %
2002-2.64 %1.59 %2.83 %
2001-1.98 %2.83 %3.84 %
2000-1.61 %3.38 %3.49 %
1999-3.20 %2.19 %3.08 %
19980.17 %1.55 %5.11 %
19973.49 %2.34 %5.57 %
19964.82 %2.93 %6.55 %
19958.56 %2.81 %9.15 %
19946.25 %2.61 %10.32 %
19936.71 %2.95 %7.51 %
19927.71 %3.03 %7.71 %
19919.57 %4.23 %9.00 %
19907.97 %5.40 %8.13 %
19898.77 %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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