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Development of inflation rates in Romania

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Romania moved over the past 30 years between -1.5% and 255.2%. For 2021, an inflation rate of 5.1% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1991 to 2021, the average inflation rate was 45.5% per year. Overall, the price increase was 570,492.55 %. An item that cost 100 Leu in 1991 was so charged 570,592.55 Leu in the beginning of 2022.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 30 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 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 5,705,925.53 Leu at the beginning of 2022 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Romania

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Romania

      Romania       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearRomaniaØ USAØ World
20215.05 %4.70 %3.42 %
20202.63 %1.23 %1.91 %
20193.83 %1.81 %2.21 %
20184.63 %2.44 %2.44 %
20171.34 %2.13 %2.19 %
2016-1.54 %1.26 %1.55 %
2015-0.59 %0.12 %1.43 %
20141.07 %1.62 %2.35 %
20133.98 %1.46 %2.62 %
20123.33 %2.07 %3.73 %
20115.79 %3.16 %4.82 %
20106.09 %1.64 %3.35 %
20095.59 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20087.85 %3.84 %8.95 %
20074.84 %2.85 %4.82 %
20066.56 %3.23 %4.28 %
20059.01 %3.39 %4.11 %
200411.87 %2.68 %3.38 %
200315.27 %2.27 %3.03 %
200222.54 %1.59 %2.83 %
200134.48 %2.83 %3.84 %
200045.67 %3.38 %3.49 %
199945.80 %2.19 %3.08 %
199859.10 %1.55 %5.11 %
1997154.76 %2.34 %5.57 %
199638.83 %2.93 %6.55 %
199532.24 %2.81 %9.15 %
1994136.76 %2.61 %10.32 %
1993255.17 %2.95 %7.51 %
1992211.21 %3.03 %7.71 %
1991230.62 %4.23 %9.00 %

Data basis: International Monetary Fund, World Bank and OECD Inflation CPI indicator (doi:10.1787/eee82e6e-en)
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