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Development of inflation rates in Nepal

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Nepal moved over the past 56 years between -3.1% and 19.8%. For 2021, an inflation rate of 4.1% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1965 to 2021, the average inflation rate was 8.0% per year. Overall, the price increase was 6,849.74 %. An item that cost 100 Rupee in 1965 was so charged 6,949.74 Rupee in the beginning of 2022.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 56 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 1964:Performance in Nepal

      Nepal       USA


Inflation calculator for Nepal

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 Rupee in 1965 corresponds to an amount of 69,497.43 Rupee at the beginning of 2022 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Nepal

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Nepal

      Nepal       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearNepalØ USAØ World
20214.09 %4.70 %3.42 %
20205.05 %1.23 %1.91 %
20195.57 %1.81 %2.21 %
20184.06 %2.44 %2.44 %
20173.63 %2.13 %2.19 %
20168.79 %1.26 %1.55 %
20157.87 %0.12 %1.43 %
20148.36 %1.62 %2.35 %
20139.04 %1.46 %2.62 %
20129.46 %2.07 %3.73 %
20119.23 %3.16 %4.82 %
20109.33 %1.64 %3.35 %
200911.09 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20089.91 %3.84 %8.95 %
20072.27 %2.85 %4.82 %
20066.92 %3.23 %4.28 %
20056.84 %3.39 %4.11 %
20042.84 %2.68 %3.38 %
20035.71 %2.27 %3.03 %
20023.03 %1.59 %2.83 %
20012.69 %2.83 %3.84 %
20002.48 %3.38 %3.49 %
19997.45 %2.19 %3.08 %
199811.24 %1.55 %5.11 %
19974.01 %2.34 %5.57 %
19969.22 %2.93 %6.55 %
19957.62 %2.81 %9.15 %
19948.35 %2.61 %10.32 %
19937.51 %2.95 %7.51 %
199217.15 %3.03 %7.71 %
199115.56 %4.23 %9.00 %
19908.24 %5.40 %8.13 %
19898.85 %4.83 %7.00 %
19888.98 %4.08 %7.15 %
198710.75 %3.66 %5.76 %
198619.00 %1.90 %5.82 %
19858.05 %3.55 %6.86 %
19842.85 %4.30 %8.12 %
198312.38 %3.21 %8.77 %
198211.70 %6.13 %10.24 %
198111.14 %10.33 %12.47 %
198014.68 %13.55 %13.98 %
19793.57 %11.25 %n/a
19787.35 %7.63 %n/a
19779.90 %6.50 %n/a
1976-3.11 %5.74 %n/a
19757.59 %9.14 %n/a
197419.81 %11.05 %n/a
197311.43 %6.18 %n/a
19728.39 %3.27 %n/a
1971-2.00 %4.29 %n/a
197015.24 %5.84 %n/a
19694.06 %5.46 %n/a
19681.18 %4.27 %n/a
1967-2.81 %2.77 %n/a
196614.39 %3.02 %n/a
19658.47 %1.59 %n/a

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