# Seychelles - Inflation

## Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)

The value for Inflation, consumer prices (annual %) in Seychelles was 2.56 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 40 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 36.97 in 2008 and a minimum value of -2.41 in 2010.

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
1971 14.60
1972 20.94
1973 18.24
1974 24.42
1975 18.61
1976 14.87
1977 14.96
1978 11.78
1979 12.48
1980 13.57
1981 10.58
1982 -0.91
1983 6.05
1984 4.09
1985 0.83
1986 0.24
1987 2.59
1988 1.84
1989 1.58
1990 3.89
1991 1.99
1992 3.25
1993 1.38
1994 1.74
1995 -0.24
1996 -1.10
1997 0.62
1998 2.58
1999 6.35
2000 6.27
2001 5.97
2002 0.18
2003 3.30
2004 3.86
2005 0.91
2006 -0.35
2007 5.32
2008 36.97
2009 31.76
2010 -2.41
2011 2.56

## Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %)

The value for Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %) in Seychelles was 6.36 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 50 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 34.58 in 2008 and a minimum value of -3.60 in 2010.

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 1.46
1962 0.60
1963 0.00
1964 4.38
1965 2.45
1966 3.21
1967 2.04
1968 3.40
1969 2.35
1970 2.91
1971 1.57
1972 27.71
1973 12.55
1974 20.93
1975 13.51
1976 9.13
1977 25.50
1978 12.58
1979 16.29
1980 19.93
1981 8.22
1982 1.18
1983 3.09
1984 3.13
1985 2.26
1986 5.77
1987 3.68
1988 3.91
1989 2.12
1990 6.36
1991 -2.05
1992 4.67
1993 3.09
1994 1.17
1995 -0.21
1996 -2.04
1997 1.81
1998 4.37
1999 2.01
2000 1.30
2001 5.50
2002 4.25
2003 5.96
2004 24.66
2005 0.46
2006 1.44
2007 12.14
2008 34.58
2009 26.28
2010 -3.60
2011 6.36

## Classification

Sub-Topic: Exchange rates & prices