Development of inflation rates in the Republic of the Congo
The inflation rate for consumer prices in the Republic of the Congo moved over the past 31 years between -3.9% and 42.4%. For 2017, an inflation rate of 0.5% was calculated.
During the observation period from 1986 to 2017, the average inflation rate was 3.8%
per year. Overall, the price increase was 198.09 %. An item that cost 100 Franc in 1986 was so charged 298.09 Franc in the beginning of 2018.
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.Back to overview: Congo