Annual Inflation Rate of Malawi
Updated on February 12, 2022.

The annual inflation rate of Malawi as measured by the consumer prices index was 8.63% in 2020, a difference of -0.74% (7.9% decrease) from 2019, according to recent data from the World Bank.

The World Bank defines inflation measured by the consumer price index as "the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly".

The chart and table below shows the Inflation of Malawi for 1981 - 2020.

Data Source: World Bank.
Annual Inflation Rate of Malawi (%)
Table of Annual Inflation Rate of Malawi
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Year Inflation (%)
1981 11.82
1982 9.82
1983 13.5
1984 20.03
1985 10.52
1986 14.05
1987 25.16
1988 33.91
1989 12.45
1990 11.82
1991 12.62
1992 23.75
1993 22.77
1994 34.65
1995 83.33
1996 37.6
1997 9.14
1998 29.75
1999 44.8
2000 29.58
2001 22.7
2002 14.75
2003 9.58
2004 11.43
2005 15.41
2006 13.97
2007 7.95
2008 8.71
2009 8.42
2010 7.41
2011 7.62
2012 21.27
2013 27.28
2014 23.79
2015 21.87
2016 21.71
2017 11.54
2018 12.42
2019 9.37
2020 8.63