Worlddata.info

Development of inflation rates in Burkina Faso

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Burkina Faso moved over the past 61 years between -8.4% and 30.0%. For 2021, an inflation rate of 3.7% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1960 to 2021, the average inflation rate was 4.3% per year. Overall, the price increase was 1,051.34 %. An item that cost 100 Franc in 1960 was so charged 1,151.34 Franc in the beginning of 2022.


Inflation rates in global comparison


Back to overview: Burkina Faso

Performance over the last 61 years compared to the US

In only a few countries negative inflation rates are achieved. This means that the general price level is declining and consumer prices get cheaper. This case is called deflation.In comparison to other countries, the drastic price increases are no longer on average. Usually this is a sign of political and economic turmoil.

Performance based on 100% in 1959:Performance in Burkina Faso

      Burkina Faso       USA


Inflation calculator for Burkina Faso

Enter any amount, an initial year and an end year here. You will then be issued with the amount that arose from the original amount after inflation. Example: 1000 Franc in 1960 corresponds to an amount of 11,513.43 Franc at the beginning of 2022 due to inflation.

Original amount in Franc:


Start year:


End year:


Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Burkina Faso

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Burkina Faso

      Burkina Faso       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearBurkina FasoØ USAØ World
20213.65 %4.70 %3.42 %
20201.88 %1.23 %1.91 %
2019-3.23 %1.81 %2.21 %
20181.96 %2.44 %2.44 %
20171.48 %2.13 %2.19 %
20160.44 %1.26 %1.55 %
20150.72 %0.12 %1.43 %
2014-0.26 %1.62 %2.35 %
20130.53 %1.46 %2.62 %
20123.82 %2.07 %3.73 %
20112.76 %3.16 %4.82 %
2010-0.76 %1.64 %3.35 %
20092.61 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200810.66 %3.84 %8.95 %
2007-0.23 %2.85 %4.82 %
20062.33 %3.23 %4.28 %
20056.42 %3.39 %4.11 %
2004-0.40 %2.68 %3.38 %
20032.03 %2.27 %3.03 %
20022.18 %1.59 %2.83 %
20015.01 %2.83 %3.84 %
2000-0.30 %3.38 %3.49 %
1999-1.07 %2.19 %3.08 %
19985.08 %1.55 %5.11 %
19972.32 %2.34 %5.57 %
19966.10 %2.93 %6.55 %
19957.46 %2.81 %9.15 %
199425.18 %2.61 %10.32 %
19930.55 %2.95 %7.51 %
1992-1.99 %3.03 %7.71 %
19912.16 %4.23 %9.00 %
1990-0.50 %5.40 %8.13 %
1989-0.48 %4.83 %7.00 %
19884.26 %4.08 %7.15 %
1987-2.68 %3.66 %5.76 %
1986-2.61 %1.90 %5.82 %
19856.91 %3.55 %6.86 %
19844.85 %4.30 %8.12 %
19838.15 %3.21 %8.77 %
198212.06 %6.13 %10.24 %
19817.56 %10.33 %12.47 %
198012.20 %13.55 %13.98 %
197914.99 %11.25 %n/a
19788.27 %7.63 %n/a
197729.99 %6.50 %n/a
1976-8.40 %5.74 %n/a
197518.76 %9.14 %n/a
19748.72 %11.05 %n/a
19737.60 %6.18 %n/a
1972-2.92 %3.27 %n/a
19712.06 %4.29 %n/a
19701.77 %5.84 %n/a
19699.66 %5.46 %n/a
1968-0.29 %4.27 %n/a
1967-4.33 %2.77 %n/a
19662.36 %3.02 %n/a
1965-0.73 %1.59 %n/a
19641.85 %1.28 %n/a
19635.57 %1.24 %n/a
19621.68 %1.20 %n/a
196118.56 %1.07 %n/a
19607.79 %1.46 %n/a

Data basis: International Monetary Fund, World Bank and OECD Inflation CPI indicator (doi:10.1787/eee82e6e-en)
Largest economies in the worldThe 50 largest economies in the worldList of the 50 largest and strongest economies in the world according to their gross domestic product
Comparison: Burkina Faso / United StatesCountry comparison Burkina Faso : United StatesThe United States and Burkina Faso compared: demography, Economy, energy, languages and further dimensions.
Brazil: Population growthPopulation growth in BrazilPopulation growth of the last 60 years in Brazil compared to the global average