Burundi Inflation Rate 1966-2021

Inflation as measured by the consumer price index reflects 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 Laspeyres formula is generally used.
  • Burundi inflation rate for 2020 was 7.32%, a 8.01% increase from 2019.
  • Burundi inflation rate for 2019 was -0.69%, a 2.13% increase from 2018.
  • Burundi inflation rate for 2018 was -2.81%, a 18.87% decline from 2017.
  • Burundi inflation rate for 2017 was 16.05%, a 10.49% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
South Sudan 29.68%
Haiti 22.80%
Sierra Leone 13.45%
Guinea 10.60%
Malawi 8.63%
Burundi 7.32%
Gambia 5.93%
Nepal 5.05%
Madagascar 4.20%
Uganda 3.79%
Tanzania 3.29%
Benin 3.02%
Senegal 2.55%
Central African Republic 2.30%
Burkina Faso 1.88%
Togo 1.83%
Mali 0.44%
Burundi Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 7.32% 8.01%
2019 -0.69% 2.13%
2018 -2.81% -18.87%
2017 16.05% 10.49%
2016 5.56% 0.01%
2015 5.54% 1.14%
2014 4.41% -3.53%
2013 7.94% -10.22%
2012 18.16% 8.57%
2011 9.59% 3.10%
2010 6.49% -4.06%
2009 10.56% -13.85%
2008 24.41% 15.99%
2007 8.41% 5.67%
2006 2.75% -10.51%
2005 13.25% 5.08%
2004 8.18% -2.47%
2003 10.65% 12.01%
2002 -1.37% -10.66%
2001 9.30% -15.14%
2000 24.43% 21.05%
1999 3.39% -9.12%
1998 12.50% -18.61%
1997 31.11% 4.67%
1996 26.44% 7.17%
1995 19.26% 4.41%
1994 14.85% 5.17%
1993 9.68% 7.86%
1992 1.82% -7.17%
1991 9.00% 1.99%
1990 7.00% -4.66%
1989 11.66% 7.17%
1988 4.49% -2.63%
1987 7.11% 5.44%
1986 1.68% -2.13%
1985 3.80% -10.51%
1984 14.32% 6.17%
1983 8.15% 2.28%
1982 5.87% -6.30%
1981 12.17% 9.67%
1980 2.50% -34.04%
1979 36.54% 12.65%
1978 23.90% 17.06%
1977 6.83% -0.02%
1976 6.86% -8.85%
1975 15.71% -0.01%
1974 15.72% 9.72%
1973 6.01% 2.18%
1972 3.83% -0.02%
1971 3.85% 4.05%
1970 -0.20% -4.22%
1969 4.02% -2.03%
1968 6.06% 7.15%
1967 -1.09% -5.53%
1966 4.44% -5.53%