Sao Tome and Principe Inflation Rate 1997-2020

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.
  • Sao Tome and Principe inflation rate for 2018 was 7.86%, a 2.16% increase from 2017.
  • Sao Tome and Principe inflation rate for 2017 was 5.70%, a 0.26% increase from 2016.
  • Sao Tome and Principe inflation rate for 2016 was 5.43%, a 0.18% increase from 2015.
  • Sao Tome and Principe inflation rate for 2015 was 5.25%, a 1.75% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Sudan 63.29%
Angola 20.19%
Egypt 14.40%
Nigeria 12.09%
Ukraine 10.95%
Sao Tome and Principe 7.86%
Ghana 7.81%
Zambia 7.49%
Tunisia 7.31%
Myanmar 6.87%
Mongolia 6.81%
Bangladesh 5.54%
Philippines 5.21%
Pakistan 5.08%
Nicaragua 4.95%
India 4.86%
Eswatini 4.81%
Lesotho 4.75%
Papua New Guinea 4.72%
Kenya 4.69%
Honduras 4.35%
Vietnam 3.54%
Solomon Islands 3.46%
Indonesia 3.20%
Mauritania 3.05%
Moldova 3.05%
Bhutan 2.72%
Timor-Leste 2.64%
Georgia 2.62%
Cambodia 2.46%
Vanuatu 2.33%
Bolivia 2.27%
Sri Lanka 2.14%
Lao PDR 2.04%
Morocco 1.91%
Kyrgyz Republic 1.54%
Cabo Verde 1.26%
Congo, Rep. 1.15%
El Salvador 1.09%
Cameroon 1.07%
Kosovo 1.05%
Djibouti 0.15%
West Bank and Gaza -0.20%
Sao Tome and Principe Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2018 7.86% 2.16%
2017 5.70% 0.26%
2016 5.43% 0.18%
2015 5.25% -1.75%
2014 7.00% -1.11%
2013 8.11% -2.53%
2012 10.64% -3.69%
2011 14.33% 0.99%
2010 13.34% -3.62%
2009 16.96% -15.03%
2008 31.99% 13.44%
2007 18.55% -4.53%
2006 23.08% 5.92%
2005 17.15% 3.87%
2004 13.29% 3.49%
2003 9.79% -0.34%
2002 10.13% 0.91%
2001 9.22% -2.99%
2000 12.21% -0.52%
1999 12.73% -37.77%
1998 50.49% 14.68%
1997 35.82% 14.68%