Development of inflation rates in the Philippines

The inflation rate in the Philippines moved over the past years between 1.1% and 50.3%. For 2016, an inflation rate of 1.8% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1980 to 2016, the average inflation rate was 8.8% per year. Overall, the price increase was 1,792.74 %. An item that cost 100 Peso in 1979 was 2016 so charged 1,892.74 Peso.

In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The rate of 50.3% in 1984 means, that compared to the previous year all prices have been increased by an average of 50.3%. 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.



      Philippines       European Union


JahrPhilippinesØ European Union
198018.20 %13.52 %
198113.08 %12.01 %
198210.22 %9.57 %
198310.03 %8.67 %
198450.34 %7.67 %
198523.10 %5.83 %
19861.15 %3.72 %
19874.07 %3.99 %
198813.86 %4.55 %
198912.24 %5.73 %
199012.18 %6.30 %
199119.26 %5.94 %
19928.65 %5.08 %
19936.72 %4.61 %
199410.39 %4.71 %
19956.83 %4.27 %
19967.48 %3.34 %
19975.59 %2.65 %
19989.23 %2.41 %
19995.94 %2.17 %
20003.98 %3.16 %
20015.35 %3.15 %
20022.72 %2.31 %
20032.29 %2.10 %
20044.83 %2.26 %
20056.52 %2.48 %
20065.49 %2.60 %
20072.90 %2.63 %
20088.26 %4.20 %
20094.22 %0.95 %
20103.79 %1.67 %
20114.65 %3.31 %
20123.17 %2.72 %
20133.00 %1.39 %
20144.10 %0.22 %
20151.43 %-0.06 %
20161.77 %0.22 %