Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 1974
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 1974, Rwanda had the highest annual inflation rate (31.09%) as measured by the consumer prices index, followed by Democratic Republic of the Congo (29.47%), and then Mauritius (29.12%). Niger had the lowest annual inflation rate (3.4%) in Africa in 1974.

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 1974 (%)
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Country Inflation(%)
Algeria 4.7
Burkina Faso 8.72
Burundi 15.72
Cameroon 17.23
Ivory Coast 17.36
Democratic Republic of the Congo 29.47
Egypt 10.02
Eswatini 19.29
Ethiopia 8.59
Gabon 12.07
Gambia 9.24
Ghana 18.14
Kenya 17.81
Lesotho 13.42
Libya 7.46
Madagascar 22.1
Mauritius 29.12
Morocco 17.56
Tanzania 19.6
Togo 12.83
Sudan 26.16
South Africa 11.72
Senegal 16.6
Rwanda 31.09
Niger 3.4
Nigeria 12.67
Seychelles 24.43

Inflation of African Countries

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