Sierra Leone Inflation Rate 2007-2020

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.
  • 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.
  • Sierra Leone inflation rate for 2016 was 10.88%, a 4.19% 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%
Sierra Leone Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
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%