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Development of inflation rates in Qatar

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Qatar moved over the past 41 years between -4.9% and 15.1%. For 2021, an inflation rate of 2.3% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1980 to 2021, the average inflation rate was 3.3% per year. Overall, the price increase was 269.28 %. An item that cost 100 Rial in 1980 was so charged 369.28 Rial in the beginning of 2022.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 41 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 1979:Performance in Qatar

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Inflation calculator for Qatar

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 Rial in 1980 corresponds to an amount of 3,692.84 Rial at the beginning of 2022 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Qatar

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Qatar

      Qatar       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearQatarØ USAØ World
20212.30 %4.70 %3.42 %
2020-2.54 %1.23 %1.91 %
2019-0.67 %1.81 %2.21 %
20180.26 %2.44 %2.44 %
20170.39 %2.13 %2.19 %
20162.68 %1.26 %1.55 %
20151.81 %0.12 %1.43 %
20143.35 %1.62 %2.35 %
20133.22 %1.46 %2.62 %
20122.32 %2.07 %3.73 %
20111.14 %3.16 %4.82 %
2010-2.43 %1.64 %3.35 %
2009-4.86 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200815.05 %3.84 %8.95 %
200713.76 %2.85 %4.82 %
200611.84 %3.23 %4.28 %
20058.81 %3.39 %4.11 %
20046.80 %2.68 %3.38 %
20032.26 %2.27 %3.03 %
20020.24 %1.59 %2.83 %
20011.47 %2.83 %3.84 %
20001.65 %3.38 %3.49 %
19992.18 %2.19 %3.08 %
19982.95 %1.55 %5.11 %
19974.83 %2.34 %5.57 %
19964.90 %2.93 %6.55 %
19952.96 %2.81 %9.15 %
19941.32 %2.61 %10.32 %
1993-0.87 %2.95 %7.51 %
19923.06 %3.03 %7.71 %
19914.42 %4.23 %9.00 %
19903.00 %5.40 %8.13 %
19893.30 %4.83 %7.00 %
19884.60 %4.08 %7.15 %
19872.69 %3.66 %5.76 %
19860.76 %1.90 %5.82 %
19851.91 %3.55 %6.86 %
19841.10 %4.30 %8.12 %
19832.74 %3.21 %8.77 %
19825.70 %6.13 %10.24 %
19818.52 %10.33 %12.47 %
19806.80 %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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