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.

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Year Value
1997 80.45
1998 20.86
1999 12.59
2000 9.61
2001 9.42
2002 9.02
2003 9.99
2004 15.23
2005 17.21
2006 24.56
2007 27.56
2008 24.83
2009 16.09
2010 12.89
2011 11.94

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.

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Year Value
2002 19.57
2003 4.10
2004 10.39
2005 11.83
2006 14.22
2007 23.85
2008 26.57
2009 13.55
2010 11.74
2011 12.11

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Exchange rates & prices