Inflation, CPI (Average) rose 10.1% to 1.09% in Cameroon in 2019

Inflation, CPI (Average) (%), 2019
Economy | Cameroon | June 1, 2020
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Average inflation measured by CPI rose 10.1% to 1.09% in Cameroon in 2019, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Cameroon reached an all time high of 1.09% in 2019 and an all time low of -0.032% in 1993. When compared to Cameroon's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Central African Republic amounted to 3.40%, 2.56% in Chad, 2.50% in Gabon and 13.5% in Nigeria in 2019.

Cameroon has been ranked 168th within the group of 172 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 80 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

Inflation, CPI (Average) Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Angola % 0.317% 20.5% 15.8% 10.9% 8.90%
Benin % < 0.001% 2.30% 2.30% 2.20% 2.20%
Cameroon % 0.006% 0.992% 1.09% 2.00% 2.00%
Central African Republic % 4.10% 4.02% 3.40% 3.16% 3.02%
Chad % -0.916% 2.12% 2.56% 2.96% 3.00%
Congo % 0.005% 1.24% 2.01% 2.46% 2.76%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 41.5% 23.0% 13.5% 6.70% 5.30%
Equatorial Guinea % 0.007% 0.860% 1.40% 1.90% 2.50%
Gabon % 0.027% 2.80% 2.50% 2.50% 2.54%
Niger % 0.028% 3.90% 2.00% 2.00% 2.00%
Nigeria % 0.165% 12.4% 13.5% 13.0% 14.3%
Sudan % 32.4% 61.8% 49.2% 57.9% 58.9%