São Tomé and Principe - Inflation
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
The value for Inflation, consumer prices (annual %) in São Tomé and Principe was 11.94 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 14 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 80.45 in 1997 and a minimum value of 9.02 in 2002.
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.
Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %)
The value for Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %) in São Tomé and Principe was 12.11 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 9 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 26.57 in 2008 and a minimum value of 4.10 in 2003.
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.
Topic: Financial Sector Indicators
Sub-Topic: Exchange rates & prices