Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 1988
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 1988, Democratic Republic of the Congo had the highest annual inflation rate (71.09%) as measured by the consumer prices index, followed by Sudan (64.7%), and then Guinea-Bissau (60.28%). Gabon had the lowest annual inflation rate (-8.78%) in Africa in 1988.

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 1988 (%)
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Table of Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 1988
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Country Inflation(%)
Algeria 5.91
Botswana 8.35
Burkina Faso 4.26
Burundi 4.49
Cape Verde 4.07
Cameroon 1.68
Republic of Congo 1.03
Ivory Coast 6.93
Democratic Republic of the Congo 71.09
Central African Republic -3.96
Chad 15.48
Egypt 17.66
Equatorial Guinea 2.52
Eswatini 20.4
Ethiopia 7.08
Gabon -8.78
Gambia 11.69
Ghana 31.36
Guinea-Bissau 60.28
Kenya 12.27
Lesotho 11.46
Libya 6.09
Madagascar 26.85
Malawi 33.91
Mauritania 1.32
Mauritius 9.16
Morocco 2.37
Zambia 51
Tanzania 31.19
Tunisia 7.2
Togo -0.15
Sudan 64.7
South Africa 12.78
Senegal -1.83
Rwanda 2.98
Niger -1.39
Nigeria 54.51
Seychelles 1.84

Inflation of African Countries

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