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Inflation rates in Tonga

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Tonga moved over the past 44 years between -1.1% and 22.4%. For 2020, an inflation rate of -0.3% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1976 to 2020, the average inflation rate was 7.0% per year. Overall, the price increase was 1,765.95%. An item that cost 100 Pa'anga in 1976 cost 1,865.95 Pa'anga in the beginning of 2021.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 44 years compared with the USA

In only a few countries are negative inflation rates achieved. This means that the general price level is declining and consumer prices get cheaper. This is called deflation. In comparison to most other countries, the drastic price increases are no longer average. Usually this is a sign of political and economic turmoil.

Performance based on 100% in 1975:Performance in Tonga

      Tonga       USA


Inflation calculator for Tonga

Enter any amount, an initial year and an end year here. You will then be provided with the original amount after inflation. Example: 1000 Pa'anga in 1976 corresponds to 18,659.53 Pa'anga at the beginning of 2021 due to inflation.

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Inflation rates for consumer goods in Tonga

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Tonga

      Tonga       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearTongaØ EUØ USAØ World
2020-0.35 %0.50 %1.23 %1.92 %
20191.18 %1.63 %1.81 %2.19 %
20185.03 %1.74 %2.44 %2.44 %
20177.52 %1.43 %2.13 %2.19 %
20162.58 %0.18 %1.26 %1.55 %
2015-1.05 %-0.06 %0.12 %1.43 %
20142.51 %0.20 %1.62 %2.35 %
20130.78 %1.22 %1.46 %2.62 %
20121.15 %2.66 %2.07 %3.73 %
20116.27 %3.29 %3.16 %4.82 %
20103.53 %1.53 %1.64 %3.35 %
20091.43 %0.84 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200810.45 %4.16 %3.84 %8.95 %
20075.84 %2.51 %2.85 %4.82 %
20066.15 %2.67 %3.23 %4.28 %
20058.67 %2.49 %3.39 %4.11 %
200410.97 %2.29 %2.68 %3.38 %
200311.64 %2.09 %2.27 %3.03 %
200210.36 %2.42 %1.59 %2.83 %
20018.29 %3.37 %2.83 %3.84 %
20006.33 %3.15 %3.38 %3.49 %
19994.46 %2.16 %2.19 %3.08 %
19983.27 %2.42 %1.55 %5.11 %
19972.12 %3.11 %2.34 %5.57 %
19963.00 %3.56 %2.93 %6.55 %
19951.46 %4.43 %2.81 %9.15 %
19941.01 %4.72 %2.61 %10.32 %
19930.96 %4.85 %2.95 %7.51 %
19927.94 %6.22 %3.03 %7.71 %
199110.60 %5.48 %4.23 %9.00 %
19909.71 %6.15 %5.40 %8.13 %
19894.07 %6.26 %4.83 %7.00 %
19889.92 %4.54 %4.08 %7.15 %
19874.69 %4.02 %3.66 %5.76 %
198621.67 %3.68 %1.90 %5.82 %
198516.77 %5.40 %3.55 %6.86 %
19840.11 %7.67 %4.30 %8.12 %
19839.81 %8.67 %3.21 %8.77 %
198210.84 %9.58 %6.13 %10.24 %
198114.90 %11.77 %10.33 %12.47 %
198022.39 %12.91 %13.55 %13.98 %
19795.46 %8.22 %11.25 %n/a
19789.58 %7.76 %7.63 %n/a
197717.54 %9.77 %6.50 %n/a
19767.11 %9.35 %5.74 %n/a

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