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Development of inflation rates in Tonga

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Tonga moved over the past 38 years between -1.1% and 22.4%. For 2017, an inflation rate of 7.4% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1979 to 2017, the average inflation rate was 7.1% per year. Overall, the price increase was 1,176.29 %. An item that cost 100 Pa'anga in 1979 was so charged 1,276.29 Pa'anga in the beginning of 2018.

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 38 years compared to the US

Performance based on 100% in 1978.Performance in Tonga

      Tonga       USA


Inflation calculator for Tonga

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 Pa'anga in 1979 corresponds to an amount of 12,762.92 Pa'anga at the beginning of 2018 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Tonga

Performance in Tonga

      Tonga       USA


JahrTongaØ USAØ World
20177.44 %2.13 %2.18 %
20162.58 %1.26 %1.49 %
2015-1.05 %0.12 %1.43 %
20142.51 %1.62 %2.35 %
20130.78 %1.46 %2.61 %
20121.15 %2.07 %3.73 %
20116.27 %3.16 %4.82 %
20103.53 %1.64 %3.33 %
20091.43 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200810.45 %3.84 %8.90 %
20075.84 %2.85 %4.83 %
20066.15 %3.23 %4.22 %
20058.67 %3.39 %4.08 %
200410.97 %2.68 %3.36 %
200311.64 %2.27 %3.03 %
200210.36 %1.59 %2.83 %
20018.29 %2.83 %3.84 %
20006.33 %3.38 %3.43 %
19994.46 %2.19 %3.16 %
19983.27 %1.55 %5.19 %
19972.12 %2.34 %5.42 %
19963.00 %2.93 %6.68 %
19951.46 %2.81 %9.08 %
19941.01 %2.61 %10.32 %
19930.96 %2.95 %6.78 %
19927.94 %3.03 %7.54 %
199110.60 %4.23 %8.97 %
19909.71 %5.40 %8.13 %
19894.07 %4.83 %7.00 %
19889.92 %4.08 %7.15 %
19874.69 %3.66 %5.66 %
198621.67 %1.90 %5.78 %
198516.77 %3.55 %6.81 %
19840.11 %4.30 %8.22 %
19839.81 %3.21 %8.87 %
198210.84 %6.13 %10.26 %
198114.90 %10.33 %12.48 %
198022.39 %13.55 %13.98 %
19795.46 %11.25 %n/a
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