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Inflation rates in Oman

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Oman moved over the past 20 years between -0.9% and 12.4%. For 2021, an inflation rate of 1.5% was calculated.

During the observation period from 2001 to 2021, the average inflation rate was 2.2% per year. Overall, the price increase was 52.80%. An item that cost 100 rials in 2001 costs 152.80 rials at the beginning of 2022.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 20 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 2000:Performance in Oman

      Oman       USA


Inflation calculator for Oman

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 rials in 2001 corresponds to 1,527.98 rials at the beginning of 2022 due to inflation.

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Inflation rates for consumer goods in Oman

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Oman

      Oman       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearOmanØ EUØ USAØ World
20211.55 %2.55 %4.70 %3.50 %
2020-0.90 %0.50 %1.23 %1.92 %
20190.13 %1.63 %1.81 %2.19 %
20180.88 %1.74 %2.44 %2.44 %
20171.60 %1.43 %2.13 %2.19 %
20161.11 %0.18 %1.26 %1.55 %
20150.07 %-0.06 %0.12 %1.43 %
20141.02 %0.20 %1.62 %2.35 %
20131.05 %1.22 %1.46 %2.62 %
20122.95 %2.66 %2.07 %3.73 %
20114.04 %3.29 %3.16 %4.82 %
20103.26 %1.53 %1.64 %3.35 %
20093.47 %0.84 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200812.38 %4.16 %3.84 %8.95 %
20075.83 %2.51 %2.85 %4.82 %
20063.54 %2.67 %3.23 %4.28 %
20051.91 %2.49 %3.39 %4.11 %
20040.62 %2.29 %2.68 %3.38 %
20030.23 %2.09 %2.27 %3.03 %
2002-0.28 %2.42 %1.59 %2.83 %
2001-0.82 %3.37 %2.83 %3.84 %

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