The annual inflation rate in Zambia rose to 7.9 percent in December of 2018 from 7.8 percent in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Zambia averaged 9.75 percent from 2005 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 22.90 percent in February of 2016 and a record low of 6 percent in December of 2011.
Inflation Rate in Zambia is expected to be 8.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Zambia to stand at 8.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Zambia Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 6.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.