The annual inflation rate in Sao Tome and Principe fell to 9 percent in December 2018 from 9.6 percent in the prior month. It is the lowest inflation rate since August. On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 1.0 percent, after decreasing 0.3 percent in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Sao Tome and Principe averaged 15.06 percent from 1997 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 86.80 percent in February of 1998 and a record low of 3.50 percent in May of 2017.

Inflation Rate in Sao Tome and Principe is expected to be 7.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Sao Tome and Principe to stand at 6.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sao Tome and Principe Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 4.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Sao Tome and Principe Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-28 09:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 9.3% 7.6% 7.8%
2018-12-18 10:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 10.2% 9.3% 9.5%
2018-12-26 04:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 9.6% 10.2% 8%
2019-01-25 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 9.0% 9.6%
2019-02-20 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 9.0% 8.7%
2019-03-15 08:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-04-23 08:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 7.5%

Sao Tome and Principe Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 9.00 9.60 86.80 3.50 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.00 -0.30 5.10 -0.50 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 124.37 123.21 124.37 23.24 Index Points [+]

Sao Tome and Principe Inflation Rate

In Sao Tome and Principe, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Sao Tome and Principe Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sao Tome and Principe Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.00 9.60 86.80 3.50 1997 - 2018 percent Monthly

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Euro Area 1.40 Jan/19
France 1.20 Jan/19
Germany 1.40 Jan/19
India 2.05 Jan/19
Indonesia 2.82 Jan/19
Italy 0.90 Jan/19
Japan 0.30 Dec/18
Mexico 4.37 Jan/19
Netherlands 2.20 Jan/19
Russia 5.00 Jan/19
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Dec/18
Singapore 0.50 Dec/18
South Africa 4.50 Dec/18
South Korea 0.80 Jan/19
Spain 1.00 Jan/19
Switzerland 0.60 Jan/19
Turkey 20.35 Jan/19
United Kingdom 1.80 Jan/19
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