Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 1998
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 1998, Angola had the highest annual inflation rate (107.29%) as measured by the consumer prices index, followed by Sao Tome and Principe (50.49%), and then Malawi (29.75%). Central African Republic had the lowest annual inflation rate (-1.88%) in Africa in 1998.

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 1998 (%)
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Table of Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 1998
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Country Inflation(%)
Algeria 4.95
Angola 107.29
Benin 5.75
Botswana 6.66
Burkina Faso 5.08
Burundi 12.5
Cape Verde 4.39
Cameroon 3.17
Ivory Coast 4.61
Democratic Republic of the Congo 29.15
Central African Republic -1.88
Chad 4.26
Egypt 3.87
Equatorial Guinea 7.94
Eswatini 8.11
Ethiopia 0.9
Gabon 1.45
Gambia 1.11
Ghana 14.62
Guinea-Bissau 8.01
Kenya 6.72
Libya 3.71
Madagascar 6.21
Malawi 29.75
Mali 4.04
Mauritania 8.03
Mauritius 6.81
Morocco 2.75
Zambia 24.46
Tanzania 12.8
Uganda 0.07
Tunisia 3.13
Togo 0.98
Sudan 24.62
South Africa 6.88
Senegal 1.16
Rwanda 6.21
Niger 4.55
Nigeria 10
Sao Tome and Principe 50.49
Seychelles 2.58

Inflation of African Countries

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