Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 2018
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 2018, South Sudan had the highest annual inflation rate (83.5%) as measured by the consumer prices index, followed by Sudan (63.29%), and then Liberia (23.56%). Burundi had the lowest annual inflation rate (-2.81%) in Africa in 2018.

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 2018 (%)
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Table of Annual Inflation Rate of African Countries in 2018
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Country Inflation(%)
Algeria 4.27
Angola 19.63
Benin 0.65
Botswana 3.24
Burkina Faso 1.96
Burundi -2.81
Cape Verde 1.26
Cameroon 1.07
Republic of Congo 1.15
Ivory Coast 0.36
Djibouti 0.15
Central African Republic 1.61
Chad 4.28
Egypt 14.4
Equatorial Guinea 1.35
Eswatini 4.82
Ethiopia 13.83
Gabon 4.75
Gambia 6.52
Ghana 7.81
Guinea 9.83
Guinea-Bissau 0.38
Kenya 4.69
Lesotho 4.75
Liberia 23.56
Madagascar 8.59
Malawi 12.42
Mali 0.3
Mauritania 3.05
Mauritius 3.22
Morocco 1.8
Mozambique 3.91
Zambia 7.5
Zimbabwe 10.62
Tanzania 3.49
Uganda 2.62
Tunisia 7.31
Togo 0.93
Sudan 63.29
South Africa 4.51
South Sudan 83.5
Sierra Leone 16.03
Senegal 0.46
Rwanda -0.31
Niger 2.97
Nigeria 12.1
Namibia 4.29
Sao Tome and Principe 7.86
Seychelles 3.7

Inflation of African Countries

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