Central African Republic - Inflation

Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)

The value for Inflation, consumer prices (annual %) in Central African Republic was 1.30 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 30 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 24.57 in 1994 and a minimum value of -6.99 in 1987.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1981 -0.03
1982 13.30
1983 14.61
1984 2.54
1985 10.42
1986 2.25
1987 -6.99
1988 -3.96
1989 0.69
1990 -0.01
1991 -2.76
1992 -1.03
1993 -2.92
1994 24.57
1995 19.19
1996 3.72
1997 1.61
1998 -1.89
1999 -1.41
2000 3.20
2001 3.83
2002 2.33
2003 4.13
2004 -2.07
2005 2.88
2006 6.70
2007 0.93
2008 9.27
2009 3.52
2010 1.49
2011 1.30

Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %)

The value for Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %) in Central African Republic was 1.92 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 50 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 34.15 in 1985 and a minimum value of -3.85 in 1969.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1961 4.64
1962 4.89
1963 4.67
1964 7.54
1965 5.04
1966 4.48
1967 -0.77
1968 16.17
1969 -3.85
1970 4.49
1971 4.94
1972 4.64
1973 2.20
1974 5.38
1975 19.33
1976 26.00
1977 11.37
1978 9.23
1979 10.93
1980 18.27
1981 13.87
1982 20.91
1983 11.10
1984 1.42
1985 34.15
1986 -3.61
1987 -1.24
1988 3.16
1989 3.86
1990 2.27
1991 -1.64
1992 2.40
1993 -3.44
1994 22.75
1995 10.31
1996 1.82
1997 1.37
1998 0.99
1999 1.13
2000 3.16
2001 4.30
2002 1.77
2003 3.15
2004 0.29
2005 3.68
2006 4.21
2007 1.84
2008 7.03
2009 3.60
2010 2.06
2011 1.92

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Exchange rates & prices