Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 2017
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 2017, South Sudan had the highest annual inflation rate (187.85%) as measured by the consumer prices index, followed by Sudan (32.35%), and then Angola (29.84%). Chad had the lowest annual inflation rate (-1.54%) in Africa in 2017.

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 2017 (%)
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Table of Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 2017
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Country Inflation(%)
Algeria 5.59
Angola 29.84
Benin 1.77
Botswana 3.31
Burkina Faso 1.48
Burundi 16.05
Cape Verde 0.78
Cameroon 0.64
Republic of Congo 0.45
Ivory Coast 0.69
Djibouti 0.57
Central African Republic 4.18
Chad -1.54
Egypt 29.51
Equatorial Guinea 0.75
Eswatini 6.22
Ethiopia 10.68
Gabon 2.65
Gambia 8.03
Ghana 12.37
Guinea 8.91
Guinea-Bissau 1.69
Kenya 8.01
Lesotho 4.45
Liberia 12.42
Madagascar 8.61
Malawi 11.54
Mali 1.76
Mauritania 2.28
Mauritius 3.67
Morocco 0.76
Mozambique 15.11
Zambia 6.58
Zimbabwe 0.89
Tanzania 5.32
Uganda 5.64
Tunisia 5.31
Togo -0.98
Sudan 32.35
South Africa 5.18
South Sudan 187.85
Sierra Leone 18.22
Senegal 1.32
Rwanda 8.28
Niger 2.8
Nigeria 16.52
Namibia 6.15
Sao Tome and Principe 5.7
Seychelles 2.86

Inflation of African Countries

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