Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 1980
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 1980, Ghana had the highest annual inflation rate (50.07%) as measured by the consumer prices index, followed by Democratic Republic of the Congo (46.63%), and then Mauritius (42%). Burundi had the lowest annual inflation rate (2.5%) in Africa in 1980.

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 1980 (%)
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Country Inflation(%)
Algeria 9.52
Botswana 13.63
Burkina Faso 12.2
Burundi 2.5
Cameroon 9.55
Ivory Coast 14.7
Democratic Republic of the Congo 46.63
Djibouti 12.06
Egypt 20.82
Eswatini 18.68
Ethiopia 4.48
Gabon 12.34
Gambia 6.83
Ghana 50.07
Kenya 13.86
Lesotho 16.27
Libya 9.73
Madagascar 18.22
Mauritius 42
Morocco 9.41
Tanzania 30.2
Togo 12.31
Sudan 25.35
South Africa 13.66
Senegal 8.73
Rwanda 7.25
Niger 10.31
Nigeria 9.97
Seychelles 13.57

Inflation of African Countries

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