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Development of inflation rates in Sierra Leone

The inflation rate for consumer prices in Sierra Leone moved over the past 41 years between -3.3% and 178.7%. For 2021, an inflation rate of 11.9% was calculated.

During the observation period from 1980 to 2021, the average inflation rate was 31.2% per year. Overall, the price increase was 2,027,085.00 %. An item that cost 100 Leone in 1980 was so charged 2,027,185.00 Leone in the beginning of 2022.

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 41 years compared to the US

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

      Sierra Leone       USA


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 20,271,850.02 Leone at the beginning of 2022 due to inflation.

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Development of inflation rates for consumer goods in Sierra Leone

Performance in Sierra Leone

      Sierra Leone       USA


YearSierra LeoneØ USAØ World
202111.87 %4.70 %3.42 %
202013.45 %1.23 %1.89 %
201914.80 %1.81 %2.21 %
201816.03 %2.44 %2.44 %
201718.22 %2.13 %2.19 %
201610.88 %1.26 %1.55 %
20156.69 %0.12 %1.43 %
20144.65 %1.62 %2.35 %
20135.52 %1.46 %2.62 %
20126.59 %2.07 %3.73 %
20116.79 %3.16 %4.82 %
20107.19 %1.64 %3.35 %
20097.47 %-0.36 %2.94 %
20088.20 %3.84 %8.95 %
200711.65 %2.85 %4.82 %
20069.54 %3.23 %4.28 %
200512.05 %3.39 %4.11 %
200414.19 %2.68 %3.38 %
20037.60 %2.27 %3.03 %
2002-3.29 %1.59 %2.83 %
20012.09 %2.83 %3.84 %
2000-0.84 %3.38 %3.49 %
199934.08 %2.19 %3.08 %
199835.53 %1.55 %5.11 %
199714.95 %2.34 %5.57 %
199623.14 %2.93 %6.55 %
199525.98 %2.81 %9.15 %
199424.20 %2.61 %10.32 %
199322.21 %2.95 %7.51 %
199265.50 %3.03 %7.71 %
1991102.69 %4.23 %9.00 %
1990110.95 %5.40 %8.13 %
198960.80 %4.83 %7.00 %
198834.29 %4.08 %7.15 %
1987178.70 %3.66 %5.76 %
198680.87 %1.90 %5.82 %
198576.58 %3.55 %6.86 %
198466.57 %4.30 %8.12 %
198368.53 %3.21 %8.77 %
198226.89 %6.13 %10.24 %
198123.37 %10.33 %12.47 %
198012.91 %13.55 %13.98 %

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