Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 1981
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 1981, Ghana had the highest annual inflation rate (116.5%) as measured by the consumer prices index, followed by Democratic Republic of the Congo (35.41%), and then Madagascar (30.54%). Central African Republic had the lowest annual inflation rate (-0.03%) in Africa in 1981.

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 1981 (%)
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Table of Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 1981
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Country Inflation(%)
Algeria 14.66
Botswana 16.43
Burkina Faso 7.56
Burundi 12.17
Cameroon 10.73
Ivory Coast 8.8
Democratic Republic of the Congo 35.41
Djibouti 5.72
Central African Republic -0.03
Egypt 10.32
Eswatini 20.06
Ethiopia 6.14
Gabon 8.71
Gambia 5.94
Ghana 116.5
Kenya 11.6
Lesotho 12.41
Libya 11.2
Madagascar 30.54
Malawi 11.82
Mauritius 14.46
Morocco 12.49
Tanzania 25.65
Togo 19.72
Sudan 24.58
South Africa 15.25
Senegal 5.91
Rwanda 6.45
Niger 22.91
Nigeria 20.81
Seychelles 10.58

Inflation of African Countries

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