Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 2016
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 2016, South Sudan had the highest annual inflation rate (380%) as measured by the consumer prices index, followed by Angola (30.7%), and then Malawi (21.71%). Mali had the lowest annual inflation rate (-1.8%) in Africa in 2016.

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 2016 (%)
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Table of Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 2016
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Country Inflation(%)
Algeria 6.4
Angola 30.7
Benin -0.79
Botswana 2.82
Burkina Faso 0.44
Burundi 5.56
Cape Verde -1.41
Cameroon 0.86
Republic of Congo 3.19
Ivory Coast 0.72
Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.89
Djibouti 2.74
Central African Republic 4.95
Chad -0.79
Egypt 13.81
Equatorial Guinea 1.41
Eswatini 7.85
Ethiopia 6.63
Gabon 2.11
Gambia 7.23
Ghana 17.45
Guinea 8.17
Guinea-Bissau 1.5
Kenya 6.3
Lesotho 6.6
Liberia 8.83
Madagascar 6.04
Malawi 21.71
Mali -1.8
Mauritania 1.49
Mauritius 0.98
Morocco 1.64
Mozambique 17.42
Zambia 17.87
Zimbabwe -1.54
Tanzania 5.18
Uganda 5.45
Tunisia 3.63
Togo 1.29
Sudan 17.75
South Africa 6.6
South Sudan 380
Sierra Leone 10.88
Senegal 0.84
Rwanda 7.17
Niger 1.65
Nigeria 15.68
Namibia 6.73
Sao Tome and Principe 5.43
Seychelles -1.01

Inflation of African Countries

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