Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 1996
Updated on July 26, 2022.

In 1996, Angola had the highest annual inflation rate (4,145.11%) as measured by the consumer prices index, followed by Democratic Republic of the Congo (492.44%), and then Sudan (132.82%). Ethiopia had the lowest annual inflation rate (-8.48%) in Africa in 1996.

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 1996 (%)
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Table of Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 1996
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Country Inflation(%)
Algeria 18.68
Angola 4,145.11
Benin 4.91
Botswana 10.08
Burkina Faso 6.10
Burundi 26.44
Cape Verde 5.96
Cameroon 3.92
Republic of Congo 10.03
Ivory Coast 2.48
Democratic Republic of the Congo 492.44
Central African Republic 3.73
Chad 11.33
Egypt 7.19
Equatorial Guinea 4.54
Eswatini 6.43
Ethiopia -8.48
Gabon 0.69
Gambia 1.10
Ghana 46.56
Guinea-Bissau 50.73
Kenya 8.86
Lesotho 9.33
Libya 4.03
Madagascar 19.76
Malawi 37.60
Mali 6.81
Mauritania 4.68
Mauritius 6.55
Morocco 2.99
Zambia 43.07
Tanzania 20.98
Uganda 7.19
Tunisia 3.73
Togo 4.69
Sudan 132.82
South Africa 7.35
Senegal 2.75
Rwanda 7.41
Niger 5.29
Nigeria 29.27
Seychelles -1.10

Inflation of African Countries

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