Development of inflation rates in Romania

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Romania moved over the past 28 years between -1.5% and 255.2%. For 2019, an inflation rate of 3.8% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1991 to 2019, the average inflation rate was 48.4% per year. Overall, the price increase was 529,126.45 %. An item that cost 100 Leu in 1991 was so charged 529,226.45 Leu in the beginning of 2020.

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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Performance over the last 28 years compared to the European Union

Performance based on 100% in 1990.Performance in Romania

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Inflation calculator for Romania

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 Leu in 1991 corresponds to an amount of 5,292,264.55 Leu at the beginning of 2020 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Romania

Inflation rates in Romania

JahrRomaniaØ European Union
1991230.62 %5.93 %
1992211.21 %5.60 %
1993255.17 %4.79 %
1994136.76 %4.71 %
199532.24 %4.32 %
199638.83 %3.31 %
1997154.76 %2.72 %
199859.10 %2.40 %
199945.80 %2.15 %
200045.67 %3.10 %
200134.48 %3.15 %
200222.54 %2.31 %
200315.27 %2.08 %
200411.87 %2.26 %
20059.01 %2.47 %
20066.56 %2.60 %
20074.84 %2.48 %
20087.85 %4.16 %
20095.59 %0.93 %
20106.09 %1.53 %
20115.79 %3.29 %
20123.33 %2.66 %
20133.98 %1.22 %
20141.07 %0.20 %
2015-0.59 %-0.06 %
2016-1.54 %0.18 %
20171.34 %1.43 %
20184.63 %1.74 %
20193.83 %1.63 %