Development of inflation rates on the Maldives

The inflation rate on the Maldives moved over the past years between -23.8% and 23.8%. For 2016, an inflation rate of 0.5% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1980 to 2016, the average inflation rate was 5.3% per year. Overall, the price increase was 462.08 %. An item that cost 100 Rufiyaa in 1979 was 2016 so charged 562.08 Rufiyaa.

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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Inflation developments of the past 36 years compared to the European Union

Performance based on 100% in 1979.



      Maldives       European Union


JahrMaldivesØ European Union
198023.76 %13.52 %
198123.70 %12.01 %
198221.99 %9.57 %
1989-23.82 %5.73 %
19903.62 %6.30 %
199114.73 %5.94 %
199216.85 %5.08 %
199320.13 %4.61 %
19943.39 %4.71 %
19955.49 %4.27 %
19966.24 %3.34 %
19977.57 %2.65 %
1998-1.40 %2.41 %
19992.95 %2.17 %
2000-1.17 %3.16 %
20010.67 %3.15 %
20024.18 %2.31 %
2003-1.26 %2.10 %
2004-1.69 %2.26 %
20051.30 %2.48 %
20062.74 %2.60 %
20076.79 %2.63 %
200812.04 %4.20 %
20094.53 %0.95 %
20106.15 %1.67 %
201112.85 %3.31 %
201210.88 %2.72 %
20133.81 %1.39 %
20142.12 %0.22 %
20150.95 %-0.06 %
20160.50 %0.22 %