Development of inflation rates in Belgium

The inflation rate in Germany moved over the past years between -0.1% and 8.7%. For 2016, an inflation rate of 2.0% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1980 to 2016, the average inflation rate was 2.9% per year. Overall, the price increase was 177.26 %. An item that cost 100 Euro in 1979 was 2016 so charged 277.26 Euro.

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.

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Inflation developments of the past 36 years compared to the European Union

Performance based on 100% in 1979.



      Belgium       European Union


JahrBelgiumØ European Union
19806.65 %13.52 %
19817.63 %12.01 %
19828.73 %9.57 %
19837.66 %8.67 %
19846.35 %7.67 %
19854.87 %5.83 %
19861.30 %3.72 %
19871.55 %3.99 %
19881.16 %4.55 %
19893.11 %5.73 %
19903.45 %6.30 %
19913.21 %5.94 %
19922.43 %5.08 %
19932.75 %4.61 %
19942.38 %4.71 %
19951.47 %4.27 %
19962.06 %3.34 %
19971.63 %2.65 %
19980.95 %2.41 %
19991.12 %2.17 %
20002.54 %3.16 %
20012.47 %3.15 %
20021.64 %2.31 %
20031.59 %2.10 %
20042.09 %2.26 %
20052.78 %2.48 %
20061.79 %2.60 %
20071.82 %2.63 %
20084.49 %4.20 %
2009-0.05 %0.95 %
20102.19 %1.67 %
20113.53 %3.31 %
20122.84 %2.72 %
20131.11 %1.39 %
20140.34 %0.22 %
20150.56 %-0.06 %
20161.97 %0.22 %