Central African Republic Inflation Rate 1981-2022

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.
  • Central African Republic inflation rate for 2021 was 4.26%, a 2.55% increase from 2020.
  • Central African Republic inflation rate for 2020 was 1.71%, a 0.98% decline from 2019.
  • Central African Republic inflation rate for 2019 was 2.69%, a 1.07% increase from 2018.
  • Central African Republic inflation rate for 2018 was 1.61%, a 2.57% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Central African Republic Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2021 4.26% 2.55%
2020 1.71% -0.98%
2019 2.69% 1.07%
2018 1.61% -2.57%
2017 4.18% -0.76%
2016 4.95% 3.54%
2015 1.40% -13.50%
2014 14.90% 7.91%
2013 6.99% 1.51%
2012 5.48% 4.28%
2011 1.19% -0.30%
2010 1.49% -2.03%
2009 3.52% -5.74%
2008 9.26% 8.30%
2007 0.96% -5.74%
2006 6.70% 3.81%
2005 2.88% 4.95%
2004 -2.07% -6.20%
2003 4.13% 1.80%
2002 2.33% -1.50%
2001 3.83% 0.63%
2000 3.20% 4.62%
1999 -1.41% 0.47%
1998 -1.89% -3.50%
1997 1.61% -2.11%
1996 3.72% -15.46%
1995 19.19% -5.38%
1994 24.57% 27.49%
1993 -2.92% -1.88%
1992 -1.03% 1.73%
1991 -2.76% -2.75%
1990 -0.01% -0.70%
1989 0.69% 4.65%
1988 -3.96% 3.02%
1987 -6.99% -9.23%
1986 2.25% -8.18%
1985 10.42% 7.88%
1984 2.54% -12.07%
1983 14.61% 1.32%
1982 13.30% 13.33%
1981 -0.03% 13.33%