Benin Inflation Rate 1960-2024

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.
  • Benin inflation rate for 2022 was 1.35%, a 0.38% decline from 2021.
  • Benin inflation rate for 2021 was 1.73%, a 1.29% decline from 2020.
  • Benin inflation rate for 2020 was 3.02%, a 3.73% increase from 2019.
  • Benin inflation rate for 2019 was -0.71%, a 1.35% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflation Rate (%)
Zimbabwe 104.71%
Haiti 33.98%
Ethiopia 33.89%
Sierra Leone 27.21%
Malawi 20.95%
Burundi 18.80%
Rwanda 17.69%
Burkina Faso 14.29%
Gambia 11.51%
Guinea 10.49%
Mozambique 10.28%
Senegal 9.70%
Mali 9.62%
Guinea-Bissau 9.39%
Madagascar 8.16%
Togo 7.97%
Nepal 7.65%
Uganda 7.20%
Chad 5.79%
Central African Republic 5.58%
Tanzania 4.35%
Niger 4.23%
Benin 1.35%
Afghanistan 0.00%
Somalia 0.00%
Yemen 0.00%
Eritrea 0.00%
Comoros 0.00%
Democratic Republic of Congo 0.00%
Liberia 0.00%
Tajikistan 0.00%
North Korea 0.00%
Syrian Arab Republic 0.00%
South Sudan -6.69%
Benin Inflation Rate - Historical Data
Year Inflation Rate (%) Annual Change
2022 1.35% -0.38%
2021 1.73% -1.29%
2020 3.02% 3.73%
2019 -0.71% -1.35%
2018 0.64% -1.12%
2017 1.77% 2.56%
2016 -0.79% -1.01%
2015 0.22% 0.77%
2014 -0.55% -0.98%
2013 0.43% -6.32%
2012 6.74% 4.04%
2011 2.70% 0.50%
2010 2.21% 1.31%
2009 0.90% -7.05%
2008 7.95% 6.65%
2007 1.30% -2.48%
2006 3.78% -1.58%
2005 5.36% 4.49%
2004 0.87% -0.61%
2003 1.49% -1.00%
2002 2.49% -1.50%
2001 3.98% -0.18%
2000 4.17% 3.84%
1999 0.33% -5.43%
1998 5.75% 2.29%
1997 3.47% -1.45%
1996 4.91% -9.55%
1995 14.46% -24.07%
1994 38.53% 38.09%
1993 0.44% 0.44%
1992 0.00% 0.00%
1991 0.00% 0.00%
1990 0.00% 0.00%
1989 0.00% 0.00%
1988 0.00% 0.00%
1987 0.00% 0.00%
1986 0.00% 0.00%
1985 0.00% 0.00%
1984 0.00% 0.00%
1983 0.00% 0.00%
1982 0.00% 0.00%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%
1970 0.00% 0.00%
1969 0.00% 0.00%
1968 0.00% 0.00%
1967 0.00% 0.00%
1966 0.00% 0.00%
1965 0.00% 0.00%
1964 0.00% 0.00%
1963 0.00% 0.00%
1962 0.00% 0.00%
1961 0.00% 0.00%
1960 0.00% 0.00%