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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 34 years between -3.9% and 42.4%. For 2020, an inflation rate of 1.8% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1986 to 2020, the average inflation rate was 3.6% per year. Overall, the price increase was 213.78 %. An item that cost 100 Franc in 1986 was so charged 313.78 Franc in the beginning of 2021.


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Performance over the last 34 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 1985:Performance in the Republic of the Congo

      Republic of the Congo       USA


Inflation calculator for the Republic of the Congo

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 1986 corresponds to an amount of 3,137.76 Franc at the beginning of 2021 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in the Republic of the Congo

Inflation rates for consumer goods in the Republic of the Congo

      Republic of the Congo       USA


YearRepublic of the CongoØ USAØ World
20201.82 %1.23 %1.89 %
20192.21 %1.81 %2.21 %
20181.15 %2.44 %2.44 %
20170.45 %2.13 %2.19 %
20163.19 %1.26 %1.55 %
20153.17 %0.12 %1.43 %
20140.91 %1.62 %2.35 %
20134.63 %1.46 %2.62 %
20125.01 %2.07 %3.73 %
20111.76 %3.16 %4.82 %
20100.39 %1.64 %3.35 %
20094.42 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20084.96 %3.84 %8.95 %
20072.65 %2.85 %4.82 %
20066.54 %3.23 %4.28 %
20053.09 %3.39 %4.11 %
20042.43 %2.68 %3.38 %
2003-0.63 %2.27 %3.03 %
20024.38 %1.59 %2.83 %
20010.06 %2.83 %3.84 %
2000-0.88 %3.38 %3.49 %
19994.14 %2.19 %3.08 %
199610.03 %2.93 %6.55 %
19959.42 %2.81 %9.15 %
199442.44 %2.61 %10.32 %
19934.92 %2.95 %7.51 %
1992-3.94 %3.03 %7.71 %
1991-1.68 %4.23 %9.00 %
19902.89 %5.40 %8.13 %
1989-1.80 %4.83 %7.00 %
19881.03 %4.08 %7.15 %
19870.44 %3.66 %5.76 %
19864.16 %1.90 %5.82 %

Data basis: International Monetary Fund, World Bank and OECD Inflation CPI indicator (doi:10.1787/eee82e6e-en)
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