Development of inflation rates in Sierra Leone

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Sierra Leone moved over the past 39 years between -3.3% and 178.7%. For 2019, an inflation rate of 14.8% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1980 to 2019, the average inflation rate was 32.2% per year. Overall, the price increase was 1,597,162.64 %. An item that cost 100 Leone in 1980 was so charged 1,597,262.64 Leone in the beginning of 2020.

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.

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Performance over the last 39 years compared to the European Union

Performance based on 100% in 1979.Performance in Sierra Leone

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Inflation calculator for Sierra Leone

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 Leone in 1980 corresponds to an amount of 15,972,626.38 Leone at the beginning of 2020 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Sierra Leone

Inflation rates in Sierra Leone

JahrSierra LeoneØ European Union
198012.91 %13.52 %
198123.37 %11.82 %
198226.89 %9.47 %
198368.53 %8.52 %
198466.57 %7.37 %
198576.58 %5.61 %
198680.87 %3.55 %
1987178.70 %4.07 %
198834.29 %4.35 %
198960.80 %6.01 %
1990110.95 %6.30 %
1991102.69 %5.93 %
199265.50 %5.60 %
199322.21 %4.79 %
199424.20 %4.71 %
199525.98 %4.32 %
199623.14 %3.31 %
199714.95 %2.72 %
199835.53 %2.40 %
199934.08 %2.15 %
2000-0.84 %3.10 %
20012.09 %3.15 %
2002-3.29 %2.31 %
20037.60 %2.08 %
200414.19 %2.26 %
200512.05 %2.47 %
20069.54 %2.60 %
200711.65 %2.48 %
20088.20 %4.16 %
20097.47 %0.93 %
20107.19 %1.53 %
20116.79 %3.29 %
20126.59 %2.66 %
20135.52 %1.22 %
20144.65 %0.20 %
20156.69 %-0.06 %
201610.88 %0.18 %
201718.22 %1.43 %
201816.03 %1.74 %
201914.80 %1.63 %