Inflation, CPI (Average) rose to 4.65% in Tanzania in 2019

Inflation, CPI (Average) (%)
Economy | Tanzania | May 1, 2020
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Average inflation measured by CPI reached 4.65 % in 2019 in Tanzania, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 22.5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Tanzania reached an all time high of 4.65 % in 2019 and an all time low of 0.035 % in 1970. When compared to Tanzania's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Kenya amounted to 5.58 %, 5.68 % in Mozambique, 4.21 % in Uganda and 8.25 % in Zambia in 2019.

Tanzania has been ranked 56th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 37 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Inflation as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly.

Inflation, CPI (Average) Unit 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Angola % 0.317% 20.5% 15.8% 10.9% 8.90%
Dem. Republic of the Congo % 41.5% 23.0% 13.5% 6.70% 5.30%
Ethiopia % 0.098% 12.7% 9.46% 8.00% 8.00%
Kenya % 0.080% 5.04% 5.58% 5.00% 5.00%
Malawi % 0.115% 9.19% 8.36% 7.53% 6.43%
Mozambique % 15.3% 5.97% 5.68% 5.23% 5.00%
Rwanda % 0.083% 3.27% 5.50% 5.75% 5.25%
Somalia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
South Africa % 0.052% 4.78% 5.27% 5.38% 5.50%
South Sudan % 1.88% 106% 91.4% 72.2% 61.3%
Tanzania % 0.053% 3.80% 4.65% 5.00% 5.00%
Uganda % 0.052% 3.83% 4.21% 4.72% 4.91%
Zambia % 0.066% 8.49% 8.25% 8.00% 8.00%
Zimbabwe % 0.009% 3.87% 9.65% 8.70% 6.50%