# Cameroon - Inflation

## Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)

The value for Inflation, consumer prices (annual %) in Cameroon was 1.28 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 41 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 35.09 in 1994 and a minimum value of -3.21 in 1993.

Definition: 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.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and data files.

Year Value
1969 -1.10
1970 5.86
1971 4.01
1972 8.09
1973 10.38
1974 17.23
1975 13.55
1976 9.93
1977 14.70
1978 12.46
1979 6.58
1980 9.55
1981 10.73
1982 13.26
1983 16.63
1984 11.37
1985 8.51
1986 7.77
1987 13.14
1988 1.68
1989 -1.67
1990 1.10
1991 0.06
1992 -0.02
1993 -3.21
1994 35.09
1995 9.07
1996 3.92
1997 4.79
1998 3.17
1999 1.87
2000 1.23
2001 4.42
2002 2.83
2003 0.62
2004 0.23
2005 2.01
2006 5.12
2007 0.92
2008 5.34
2009 3.04
2010 1.28

## Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %)

The value for Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %) in Cameroon was 3.01 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 49 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 23.63 in 1967 and a minimum value of -3.39 in 2009.

Definition: Inflation as measured by the annual growth rate of the GDP implicit deflator shows the rate of price change in the economy as a whole. The GDP implicit deflator is the ratio of GDP in current local currency to GDP in constant local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1961 5.06
1962 3.11
1963 -0.26
1964 4.42
1965 2.75
1966 0.19
1967 23.63
1968 5.75
1969 5.30
1970 7.88
1971 3.44
1972 7.98
1973 6.53
1974 10.66
1975 5.99
1976 19.67
1977 5.88
1978 3.41
1979 12.85
1980 14.25
1981 8.80
1982 12.48
1983 12.76
1984 13.55
1985 11.19
1986 0.18
1987 -2.39
1988 0.81
1989 -1.82
1990 1.64
1991 3.57
1992 -1.28
1993 16.10
1994 14.38
1995 9.48
1996 2.69
1997 3.74
1998 3.66
1999 1.95
2000 2.84
2001 2.18
2002 3.25
2003 0.36
2004 1.51
2005 2.63
2006 3.94
2007 2.03
2008 4.20
2009 -3.39
2010 3.01

## Classification

Sub-Topic: Exchange rates & prices