Sierra Leone Inflation Rate 2007-2021

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.
  • Sierra Leone inflation rate for 2020 was 13.45%, a 1.36% decline from 2019.
  • Sierra Leone inflation rate for 2019 was 14.80%, a 1.23% decline from 2018.
  • Sierra Leone inflation rate for 2018 was 16.03%, a 2.19% decline from 2017.
  • Sierra Leone inflation rate for 2017 was 18.22%, a 7.34% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Sierra Leone Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2020 13.45% -1.36%
2019 14.80% -1.23%
2018 16.03% -2.19%
2017 18.22% 7.34%
2016 10.88% 4.19%
2015 6.69% 2.05%
2014 4.65% -0.87%
2013 5.52% -1.07%
2012 6.59% -0.20%
2011 6.79% -0.41%
2010 7.19% -0.28%
2009 7.47% -0.74%
2008 8.20% -3.45%
2007 11.65% -3.45%