Development of inflation rates in Yemen
The inflation rate for consumer prices in Yemen moved over the past 23 years between 2.2% and 55.1%. For 2014, an inflation rate of 8.1% was calculated.
During the observation period from 1991 to 2014, the average inflation rate was 18.3%
per year. Overall, the price increase was 3,998.73 %. An item that cost 100 Rial in 1991 was so charged 4,098.73 Rial in the beginning of 2015.
In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The rate of 55.1% in 1995 means, that compared to the previous year all prices have been increased by an average of 55.1%. In comparison to other countries, the drastic price increases are no longer on average. Usually this is a sign of political and economic turmoil.Back to overview: Yemen