Average inflation measured by CPI reached 2.45 % in 2019 in Cameroon, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 130 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Cameroon reached an all time high of 25.8 % in 1995 and an all time low of -3.72 % in 1993. When compared to Cameroon's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Central African Republic amounted to 2.69 %, -0.972 % in Chad, 2.02 % in Gabon and 11.4 % in Nigeria in 2019.
Cameroon has been ranked 85th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 6 places above 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.