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Development of inflation rates on the Maldives

The inflation rate for consumer prices on the Maldives moved over the past 40 years between -1.7% and 23.8%. For 2020, an inflation rate of -1.4% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1980 to 2020, the average inflation rate was 6.2% per year. Overall, the price increase was 914.16 %. An item that cost 100 Rufiyaa in 1980 was so charged 1,014.16 Rufiyaa in the beginning of 2021.

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.

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Performance over the last 40 years compared to the US

Performance based on 100% in year 1979.Performance on the Maldives

      Maldives       USA


Inflation calculator for the Maldives

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 Rufiyaa in 1980 corresponds to an amount of 10,141.64 Rufiyaa at the beginning of 2021 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods on the Maldives

Performance on the Maldives

      Maldives       USA


YearMaldivesØ USAØ World
2020-1.37 %1.23 %1.89 %
20190.22 %1.81 %2.21 %
2018-0.13 %2.44 %2.44 %
20172.82 %2.13 %2.19 %
20160.50 %1.26 %1.55 %
20150.95 %0.12 %1.43 %
20142.12 %1.62 %2.35 %
20133.81 %1.46 %2.62 %
201210.88 %2.07 %3.73 %
201111.27 %3.16 %4.82 %
20106.15 %1.64 %3.35 %
20094.53 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200812.04 %3.84 %8.95 %
20076.79 %2.85 %4.82 %
20062.74 %3.23 %4.28 %
20051.30 %3.39 %4.11 %
2004-1.69 %2.68 %3.38 %
2003-1.26 %2.27 %3.03 %
20024.18 %1.59 %2.83 %
20010.67 %2.83 %3.84 %
2000-1.17 %3.38 %3.49 %
19992.95 %2.19 %3.08 %
1998-1.40 %1.55 %5.11 %
19977.57 %2.34 %5.57 %
19966.24 %2.93 %6.55 %
19955.49 %2.81 %9.15 %
19943.39 %2.61 %10.32 %
199320.13 %2.95 %7.51 %
199216.86 %3.03 %7.71 %
199114.71 %4.23 %9.00 %
19903.65 %5.40 %8.13 %
19897.17 %4.83 %7.00 %
19886.46 %4.08 %7.15 %
19879.70 %3.66 %5.76 %
19869.72 %1.90 %5.82 %
198221.99 %6.13 %10.24 %
198123.70 %10.33 %12.47 %
198023.76 %13.55 %13.98 %

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