Annual Inflation Rate of Sao Tome and Principe
Updated on February 12, 2022.

The annual inflation rate of Sao Tome and Principe as measured by the consumer prices index was 7.86% in 2018, a difference of +2.16% (37.9% increase) from 2017, according to recent data from the World Bank.

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".

The chart and table below shows the Inflation of Sao Tome and Principe for 1997 - 2018.

Data Source: World Bank.
Annual Inflation Rate of Sao Tome and Principe (%)
Table of Annual Inflation Rate of Sao Tome and Principe
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Year Inflation (%)
1997 35.82
1998 50.49
1999 12.73
2000 12.21
2001 9.22
2002 10.13
2003 9.79
2004 13.29
2005 17.15
2006 23.08
2007 18.55
2008 31.99
2009 16.96
2010 13.34
2011 14.33
2012 10.64
2013 8.11
2014 7
2015 5.25
2016 5.43
2017 5.7
2018 7.86