São Tomé and Principe - Inflation

Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)

The value for Inflation, consumer prices (annual %) in São Tomé and Principe was 5.26 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 18 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 50.49 in 1998 and a minimum value of 5.26 in 2015.

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 35.82
1998 50.49
1999 12.73
2000 12.21
2001 9.22
2002 10.13
2003 9.79
2004 13.29
2005 17.15
2006 23.08
2007 18.55
2008 31.99
2009 16.96
2010 13.34
2011 14.32
2012 10.64
2013 8.11
2014 6.99
2015 5.26

Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %)

The value for Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %) in São Tomé and Principe was 5.76 as of 2014. As the graph below shows, over the past 12 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 30.46 in 2008 and a minimum value of 5.76 in 2014.

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 11.94
2003 15.46
2004 11.57
2005 19.24
2006 15.12
2007 14.23
2008 30.46
2009 7.70
2010 10.72
2011 11.74
2012 14.49
2013 6.87
2014 5.76

Classification

Topic: Financial Sector Indicators

Sub-Topic: Exchange rates & prices