Average inflation measured by CPI reached 1.02 % in 2019 in Senegal, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 124 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Senegal reached an all time high of 32.1 % in 1994 and an all time low of -4.13 % in 1987. When compared to Senegal's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Gambia amounted to 7.12 %, 9.47 % in Guinea, -2.89 % in Mali and 2.31 % in Mauritania in 2019.
Senegal has been ranked 129th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 43 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.