Average inflation measured by CPI reached 91.4 % in 2019 in South Sudan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 14.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in South Sudan reached an all time high of 106 % in 2018 and an all time low of < -0.001 % in 2013. When compared to South Sudan's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Central African Republic amounted to 3.40 %, 9.46 % in Ethiopia, 49.2 % in Sudan and 4.21 % in Uganda in 2019.
South Sudan has been ranked 2nd within the group of 174 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 58 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.