Development of inflation rates in the Gambia

The inflation rate for consumer prices in the Gambia moved over the past 39 years between 0.8% and 56.6%. For 2018, an inflation rate of 6.5% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1979 to 2018, the average inflation rate was 9.1% per year. Overall, the price increase was 2,577.15 %. An item that cost 100 Dalasi in 1979 was so charged 2,677.15 Dalasi in the beginning of 2019.

In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The rate of 56.6% in 1986 means, that compared to the previous year all prices have been increased by an average of 56.6%. In comparison to other countries, the drastic price increases are no longer on average. Usually this is a sign of political and economic turmoil.

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Performance over the last 39 years compared to the European Union

Performance based on 100% in 1978.Performance in the Gambia

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Inflation calculator for Gambia

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 Dalasi in 1979 corresponds to an amount of 26,771.51 Dalasi at the beginning of 2019 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in the Gambia

Inflation rates in the Gambia

JahrGambiaØ European Union
19796.13 %8.98 %
19806.82 %13.52 %
19815.94 %11.82 %
198210.86 %9.47 %
198310.64 %8.52 %
198422.10 %7.37 %
198518.32 %5.61 %
198656.56 %3.55 %
198723.53 %4.07 %
198811.69 %4.35 %
19898.28 %6.01 %
199012.17 %6.30 %
19918.64 %5.93 %
19929.49 %5.60 %
19936.46 %4.79 %
19941.71 %4.71 %
19956.98 %4.32 %
19961.10 %3.31 %
19972.78 %2.72 %
19981.11 %2.40 %
19993.81 %2.15 %
20000.84 %3.10 %
20014.49 %3.15 %
20028.61 %2.31 %
200317.03 %2.08 %
200414.21 %2.26 %
20054.84 %2.47 %
20062.06 %2.60 %
20075.37 %2.48 %
20084.44 %4.16 %
20094.56 %0.93 %
20105.05 %1.67 %
20114.80 %3.31 %
20124.25 %2.63 %
20135.70 %1.31 %
20145.95 %0.22 %
20156.81 %-0.05 %
20167.23 %0.22 %
20178.03 %1.47 %
20186.52 %1.78 %