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Inflation rates on the Maldives

The inflation rate for consumer prices on the Maldives moved over the past 41 years between -1.7% and 23.8%. For 2021, an inflation rate of 0.5% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1980 to 2021, the average inflation rate was 6.0% per year. Overall, the price increase was 919.67%. An item that cost 100 Rufiyaa in 1980 cost 1,019.67 Rufiyaa in the beginning of 2022.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 41 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 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 provided with the original amount after inflation. Example: 1000 Rufiyaa in 1980 corresponds to 10,196.72 Rufiyaa at the beginning of 2022 due to inflation.

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Inflation rates for consumer goods on the Maldives

Inflation rates for consumer goods on the Maldives

      Maldives       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearMaldivesØ EUØ USAØ World
20210.54 %2.55 %4.70 %3.42 %
2020-1.37 %0.50 %1.23 %1.92 %
20190.22 %1.63 %1.81 %2.19 %
2018-0.13 %1.74 %2.44 %2.44 %
20172.82 %1.43 %2.13 %2.19 %
20160.50 %0.18 %1.26 %1.55 %
20150.95 %-0.06 %0.12 %1.43 %
20142.12 %0.20 %1.62 %2.35 %
20133.81 %1.22 %1.46 %2.62 %
201210.88 %2.66 %2.07 %3.73 %
201111.27 %3.29 %3.16 %4.82 %
20106.15 %1.53 %1.64 %3.35 %
20094.53 %0.84 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200812.04 %4.16 %3.84 %8.95 %
20076.79 %2.51 %2.85 %4.82 %
20062.74 %2.67 %3.23 %4.28 %
20051.30 %2.49 %3.39 %4.11 %
2004-1.69 %2.29 %2.68 %3.38 %
2003-1.26 %2.09 %2.27 %3.03 %
20024.18 %2.42 %1.59 %2.83 %
20010.67 %3.37 %2.83 %3.84 %
2000-1.17 %3.15 %3.38 %3.49 %
19992.95 %2.16 %2.19 %3.08 %
1998-1.40 %2.42 %1.55 %5.11 %
19977.57 %3.11 %2.34 %5.57 %
19966.24 %3.56 %2.93 %6.55 %
19955.49 %4.43 %2.81 %9.15 %
19943.39 %4.72 %2.61 %10.32 %
199320.13 %4.85 %2.95 %7.51 %
199216.86 %6.22 %3.03 %7.71 %
199114.71 %5.48 %4.23 %9.00 %
19903.65 %6.15 %5.40 %8.13 %
19897.17 %6.26 %4.83 %7.00 %
19886.46 %4.54 %4.08 %7.15 %
19879.70 %4.02 %3.66 %5.76 %
19869.72 %3.68 %1.90 %5.82 %
198221.99 %9.58 %6.13 %10.24 %
198123.70 %11.77 %10.33 %12.47 %
198023.76 %12.91 %13.55 %13.98 %

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