Average inflation measured by CPI reached 2.58 % in 2019 in Swaziland, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 46.4 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Swaziland reached an all time high of 20.8 % in 1977 and an all time low of 1.82 % in 1967. When compared to Swaziland's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Botswana amounted to 2.85 %, 5.19 % in Lesotho, 2.79 % in Mozambique and 4.13 % in South Africa in 2019.
Swaziland has been ranked 82nd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 45 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.