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Development of inflation rates in Guinea-Bissau

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Guinea-Bissau moved over the past 31 years between -3.5% and 80.8%. For 2019, an inflation rate of 0.2% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1988 to 2019, the average inflation rate was 18.1% per year. Overall, the price increase was 9,383.56 %. An item that cost 100 Franc in 1988 was so charged 9,483.56 Franc in the beginning of 2020.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 31 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 1987:Performance in Guinea-Bissau

      Guinea-Bissau       USA


Inflation calculator for Guinea-Bissau

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 1988 corresponds to an amount of 94,835.56 Franc at the beginning of 2020 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Guinea-Bissau

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Guinea-Bissau

      Guinea-Bissau       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearGuinea-BissauØ USAØ World
20190.25 %1.81 %2.21 %
20180.38 %2.44 %2.44 %
20171.69 %2.13 %2.19 %
20161.50 %1.26 %1.55 %
20151.48 %0.12 %1.43 %
2014-1.51 %1.62 %2.35 %
20131.21 %1.46 %2.62 %
20122.13 %2.07 %3.73 %
20115.05 %3.16 %4.82 %
20102.52 %1.64 %3.35 %
2009-1.65 %-0.36 %2.94 %
200810.46 %3.84 %8.95 %
20074.62 %2.85 %4.82 %
20061.95 %3.23 %4.28 %
20053.33 %3.39 %4.11 %
20040.88 %2.68 %3.38 %
2003-3.50 %2.27 %3.03 %
20023.30 %1.59 %2.83 %
20013.35 %2.83 %3.84 %
20008.64 %3.38 %3.49 %
1999-2.09 %2.19 %3.08 %
19988.01 %1.55 %5.11 %
199749.10 %2.34 %5.57 %
199650.73 %2.93 %6.55 %
199545.37 %2.81 %9.15 %
199415.18 %2.61 %10.32 %
199348.11 %2.95 %7.51 %
199269.58 %3.03 %7.71 %
199157.60 %4.23 %9.00 %
199033.00 %5.40 %8.13 %
198980.79 %4.83 %7.00 %
198860.28 %4.08 %7.15 %

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