Development of inflation rates in Sudan
The inflation rate for consumer prices in Sudan moved over the past 37 years between 4.9% and 132.8%. For 2016, an inflation rate of 17.8% was calculated.
During the observation period from 1979 to 2016, the average inflation rate was 39.4%
per year. Overall, the price increase was 7,853,382.54 %. An item that cost 100 Pound in 1979 was so charged 7,853,482.54 Pound in the beginning of 2017.
In only a very few countries, the price increase is that high. The rate of 132.8% in 1996 means, that compared to the previous year all prices have been increased by an average of 132.8%. In comparison to other countries, the drastic price increases are no longer on average. Usually this is a sign of political and economic turmoil.Back to overview: Sudan