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Inflation rates in Senegal

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Senegal moved over the past 52 years between -4.1% and 32.3%. For 2020, an inflation rate of 2.5% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1968 to 2020, the average inflation rate was 4.8% per year. Overall, the price increase was 922.81%. An item that cost 100 Franc in 1968 cost 1,022.81 Franc in the beginning of 2021.


Inflation rates in global comparison


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Performance over the last 52 years compared with the USA

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

Performance based on 100% in 1967:Performance in Senegal

      Senegal       USA


Inflation calculator for Senegal

Enter any amount, an initial year and an end year here. You will then be provided with the original amount after inflation. Example: 1000 Franc in 1968 corresponds to 10,228.07 Franc at the beginning of 2021 due to inflation.

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Inflation rates for consumer goods in Senegal

Inflation rates for consumer goods in Senegal

      Senegal       USA

Historical inflation rates in comparison

YearSenegalØ EUØ USAØ World
20202.55 %0.50 %1.23 %1.92 %
20191.76 %1.63 %1.81 %2.19 %
20180.46 %1.74 %2.44 %2.44 %
20171.32 %1.43 %2.13 %2.19 %
20160.84 %0.18 %1.26 %1.55 %
20150.14 %-0.06 %0.12 %1.43 %
2014-1.09 %0.20 %1.62 %2.35 %
20130.71 %1.22 %1.46 %2.62 %
20121.42 %2.66 %2.07 %3.73 %
20113.40 %3.29 %3.16 %4.82 %
20101.23 %1.53 %1.64 %3.35 %
2009-2.25 %0.84 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20087.35 %4.16 %3.84 %8.95 %
20075.85 %2.51 %2.85 %4.82 %
20062.11 %2.67 %3.23 %4.28 %
20051.71 %2.49 %3.39 %4.11 %
20040.51 %2.29 %2.68 %3.38 %
2003-0.05 %2.09 %2.27 %3.03 %
20022.34 %2.42 %1.59 %2.83 %
20012.97 %3.37 %2.83 %3.84 %
20000.73 %3.15 %3.38 %3.49 %
19990.83 %2.16 %2.19 %3.08 %
19981.16 %2.42 %1.55 %5.11 %
19971.75 %3.11 %2.34 %5.57 %
19962.75 %3.56 %2.93 %6.55 %
19957.86 %4.43 %2.81 %9.15 %
199432.29 %4.72 %2.61 %10.32 %
1993-0.59 %4.85 %2.95 %7.51 %
1992-0.11 %6.22 %3.03 %7.71 %
1991-1.75 %5.48 %4.23 %9.00 %
19900.33 %6.15 %5.40 %8.13 %
19890.45 %6.26 %4.83 %7.00 %
1988-1.83 %4.54 %4.08 %7.15 %
1987-4.14 %4.02 %3.66 %5.76 %
19866.18 %3.68 %1.90 %5.82 %
198513.00 %5.40 %3.55 %6.86 %
198411.78 %7.67 %4.30 %8.12 %
198311.62 %8.67 %3.21 %8.77 %
198217.38 %9.58 %6.13 %10.24 %
19815.91 %11.77 %10.33 %12.47 %
19808.73 %12.91 %13.55 %13.98 %
19799.65 %8.22 %11.25 %n/a
19783.42 %7.76 %7.63 %n/a
197711.34 %9.77 %6.50 %n/a
19761.08 %9.35 %5.74 %n/a
197531.65 %10.47 %9.14 %n/a
197416.60 %13.16 %11.05 %n/a
197311.29 %7.75 %6.18 %n/a
19726.15 %6.01 %3.27 %n/a
19713.88 %5.24 %4.29 %n/a
19702.81 %4.51 %5.84 %n/a
19694.02 %2.67 %5.46 %n/a
19680.06 %3.24 %4.27 %n/a

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