Annual Inflation Rate of Zambia
Updated on February 12, 2022.

The annual inflation rate of Zambia as measured by the consumer prices index was 15.73% in 2020, a difference of +6.58% (71.91% increase) from 2019, 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 Zambia for 1986 - 2020.

Data Source: World Bank.
Annual Inflation Rate of Zambia (%)
Table of Annual Inflation Rate of Zambia
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Year Inflation (%)
1986 55.83
1987 47.05
1988 51
1989 123.4
1990 107.02
1991 97.64
1992 165.71
1993 183.31
1994 54.6
1995 34.93
1996 43.07
1997 24.42
1998 24.46
1999 26.79
2000 26.03
2001 21.39
2002 22.23
2003 21.4
2004 17.97
2005 18.32
2006 9.02
2007 10.66
2008 12.45
2009 13.4
2010 8.5
2011 6.43
2012 6.58
2013 6.98
2014 7.81
2015 10.11
2016 17.87
2017 6.58
2018 7.5
2019 9.15
2020 15.73