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Inflation, CPI (Average) in Uganda

Source: World Bank, National Statistical Office, IMF estimates (Oct 2020)
Last Updated: Jun 1, 2021

Average inflation measured by CPI reached 2.87 % in 2019 in Uganda, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.42 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Uganda reached an all time high of 215 % in 1987 and an all time low of % in. When compared to Uganda's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Kenya amounted to 5.20 %, 2.43 % in Rwanda, 51.2 % in South Sudan and 4.71 % in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2019.

Uganda has been ranked 66th within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 55 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.


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