Development of inflation rates in Papua New Guinea

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Papua New Guinea moved over the past 38 years between 0.9% and 17.3%. For 2017, an inflation rate of 5.4% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1979 to 2017, the average inflation rate was 7.3% per year. Overall, the price increase was 1,302.23 %. An item that cost 100 Kina in 1979 was so charged 1,402.23 Kina in the beginning of 2018.

In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The rate of 17.3% in 1995 means, that compared to the previous year all prices have been increased by an average of 17.3%. 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 38 years compared to the European Union

Performance based on 100% in 1978.Performance in Papua New Guinea

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Inflation calculator for Papua New Guinea

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 Kina in 1979 corresponds to an amount of 14,022.30 Kina at the beginning of 2018 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Papua New Guinea

Inflation rates in Papua New Guinea

JahrPapua New GuineaØ European Union
19795.77 %8.98 %
198012.06 %13.52 %
19818.05 %11.82 %
19825.54 %9.47 %
19837.90 %8.52 %
19847.42 %7.37 %
19853.71 %5.61 %
19865.45 %3.55 %
19873.34 %4.07 %
19885.45 %4.35 %
19894.48 %6.01 %
19906.95 %6.30 %
19916.97 %5.93 %
19924.31 %5.60 %
19934.97 %4.79 %
19942.85 %4.71 %
199517.28 %4.32 %
199611.62 %3.31 %
19973.96 %2.72 %
199813.57 %2.40 %
199914.93 %2.15 %
200015.60 %3.10 %
20019.30 %3.15 %
200211.80 %2.31 %
200314.71 %2.08 %
20042.16 %2.26 %
20051.78 %2.47 %
20062.37 %2.60 %
20070.91 %2.48 %
200810.76 %4.16 %
20096.92 %1.02 %
20106.01 %1.53 %
20114.44 %3.33 %
20124.54 %2.66 %
20134.96 %1.40 %
20145.22 %0.24 %
20156.00 %-0.05 %
20166.67 %0.25 %
20175.42 %1.51 %