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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 patacas in 1989 costs 318.39 patacas at the beginning of 2021.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 31 years compared with the USA

In only a few countries are negative inflation rates achieved. This means that the general price level is declining and consumer prices get cheaper. This is called deflation. 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 Macao

      Macao       USA


Inflation calculator for Macao

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 patacas in 1989 corresponds to 3,183.95 patacas at the beginning of 2021 due to inflation.

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Inflation rates for consumer goods in Macao

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Macao

      Macao       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearMacaoØ EUØ USAØ World
20200.81 %0.50 %1.23 %1.92 %
20192.75 %1.63 %1.81 %2.19 %
20183.00 %1.74 %2.44 %2.44 %
20171.23 %1.43 %2.13 %2.19 %
20162.37 %0.18 %1.26 %1.55 %
20154.56 %-0.06 %0.12 %1.43 %
20146.05 %0.20 %1.62 %2.35 %
20135.50 %1.22 %1.46 %2.62 %
20126.11 %2.66 %2.07 %3.73 %
20115.81 %3.29 %3.16 %4.82 %
20102.81 %1.53 %1.64 %3.35 %
20091.17 %0.84 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20088.61 %4.16 %3.84 %8.95 %
20075.57 %2.51 %2.85 %4.82 %
20065.15 %2.67 %3.23 %4.28 %
20054.40 %2.49 %3.39 %4.11 %
20040.98 %2.29 %2.68 %3.38 %
2003-1.56 %2.09 %2.27 %3.03 %
2002-2.64 %2.42 %1.59 %2.83 %
2001-1.98 %3.37 %2.83 %3.84 %
2000-1.61 %3.15 %3.38 %3.49 %
1999-3.20 %2.16 %2.19 %3.08 %
19980.17 %2.42 %1.55 %5.11 %
19973.49 %3.11 %2.34 %5.57 %
19964.82 %3.56 %2.93 %6.55 %
19958.56 %4.43 %2.81 %9.15 %
19946.25 %4.72 %2.61 %10.32 %
19936.71 %4.85 %2.95 %7.51 %
19927.71 %6.22 %3.03 %7.71 %
19919.57 %5.48 %4.23 %9.00 %
19907.97 %6.15 %5.40 %8.13 %
19898.77 %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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