Rwanda Inflation Rate 1967-2020

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.
  • Rwanda inflation rate for 2019 was 3.35%, a 3.66% increase from 2018.
  • Rwanda inflation rate for 2018 was -0.31%, a 8.58% decline from 2017.
  • Rwanda inflation rate for 2017 was 8.27%, a 1.09% increase from 2016.
  • Rwanda inflation rate for 2016 was 7.18%, a 4.66% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Ethiopia 15.81%
Sierra Leone 14.80%
Guinea 9.47%
Malawi 9.37%
Gambia 7.12%
Madagascar 5.63%
Nepal 5.57%
Tanzania 3.46%
Rwanda 3.35%
Uganda 2.87%
Mozambique 2.78%
Afghanistan 2.30%
Senegal 1.76%
Togo 0.67%
Burundi -0.69%
Benin -0.92%
Chad -0.97%
Mali -1.66%
Niger -2.49%
Burkina Faso -3.23%
Rwanda Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2019 3.35% 3.66%
2018 -0.31% -8.58%
2017 8.27% 1.09%
2016 7.18% 4.66%
2015 2.53% 0.20%
2014 2.33% -3.61%
2013 5.94% -4.34%
2012 10.27% 7.18%
2011 3.10% 3.36%
2010 -0.26% -13.20%
2009 12.94% -2.50%
2008 15.44% 6.36%
2007 9.08% 0.20%
2006 8.88% -0.13%
2005 9.01% -3.24%
2004 12.25% 4.80%
2003 7.45% 5.46%
2002 1.99% -1.35%
2001 3.34% -0.56%
2000 3.90% 6.31%
1999 -2.41% -8.62%
1998 6.21% -5.81%
1997 12.02% 4.60%
1996 7.41% -4.94%
1993 12.35% 2.79%
1992 9.56% -10.08%
1991 19.64% 15.45%
1990 4.19% 3.18%
1989 1.01% -1.97%
1988 2.98% -1.15%
1987 4.13% 5.25%
1986 -1.12% -2.88%
1985 1.76% -3.61%
1984 5.37% -1.22%
1983 6.59% -5.97%
1982 12.57% 6.11%
1981 6.45% -0.80%
1980 7.25% -8.42%
1979 15.67% 2.40%
1978 13.27% -0.38%
1977 13.66% 6.49%
1976 7.17% -23.06%
1975 30.23% -0.86%
1974 31.09% 21.71%
1973 9.37% 6.28%
1972 3.09% 2.60%
1971 0.49% -0.03%
1970 0.51% 0.03%
1969 0.48% -2.68%
1968 3.16% 1.71%
1967 1.45% 1.71%