Average inflation measured by CPI reached 13.5 % in 2019 in Dem. Republic of the Congo, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 41.3 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Dem. Republic of the Congo reached an all time high of 238 % in 1994 and an all time low of -0.027 % in 1965. When compared to Dem. Republic of the Congo's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Angola amounted to 15.8 %, 3.40 % in Central African Republic, 2.01 % in Congo and 8.25 % in Zambia in 2019.
Dem. Republic of the Congo has been ranked 13th within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 80 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.