Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 1989
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 1989, Zambia had the highest annual inflation rate (123.4%) as measured by the consumer prices index, followed by Democratic Republic of the Congo (104.07%), and then Guinea-Bissau (80.79%). Chad had the lowest annual inflation rate (-3.69%) in Africa in 1989.

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 1989 (%)
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Table of Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 1989
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Country Inflation(%)
Algeria 9.3
Botswana 11.58
Burkina Faso -0.48
Burundi 11.66
Cape Verde 4.56
Cameroon -1.67
Republic of Congo -1.8
Ivory Coast 1.05
Democratic Republic of the Congo 104.07
Central African Republic 0.69
Chad -3.69
Egypt 21.26
Equatorial Guinea 6.17
Eswatini 7.55
Ethiopia 7.82
Gabon 6.74
Gambia 8.28
Ghana 25.22
Guinea-Bissau 80.79
Kenya 13.79
Lesotho 14.73
Libya 1.51
Madagascar 9.01
Malawi 12.45
Mali -0.08
Mauritania 12.93
Mauritius 12.67
Morocco 3.26
Zambia 123.4
Tanzania 25.85
Tunisia 7.74
Togo -0.84
Sudan 66.72
South Africa 14.73
Senegal 0.45
Rwanda 1.01
Niger -2.84
Nigeria 50.47
Seychelles 1.58

Inflation of African Countries

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