Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 1972
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 1972, Seychelles had the highest annual inflation rate (20.94%) as measured by the consumer prices index, followed by Democratic Republic of the Congo (15.8%), and then Sudan (13.56%). Ethiopia had the lowest annual inflation rate (-6.08%) in Africa in 1972.

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".

Data Source: World Bank.
Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 1972 (%)
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Country Inflation(%)
Algeria 3.66
Burkina Faso -2.92
Burundi 3.83
Cameroon 8.09
Ivory Coast 0.31
Democratic Republic of the Congo 15.8
Egypt 2.1
Eswatini 2.37
Ethiopia -6.08
Gabon 3.49
Gambia 8.7
Ghana 10.07
Kenya 5.83
Libya -0.25
Madagascar 5.62
Mauritius 5.4
Morocco 3.76
Tanzania 7.64
Togo 7.73
Sudan 13.56
South Africa 6.43
Senegal 6.16
Rwanda 3.09
Niger 9.75
Nigeria 3.46
Seychelles 20.94

Inflation of African Countries

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