Angola's annual inflation rose to 20.81 percent in April of 2020 from 19.62 percent in the previous month. This was the highest inflation rate since March of 2018. On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 2.05 percent, after increasing 1.85 percent in the preceding month.

Inflation Rate in Angola averaged 34.54 percent from 2001 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 241.08 percent in January of 2001 and a record low of 6.89 percent in June of 2014. This page provides the latest reported value for - Angola Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Angola Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2020. source: Instituto Nacional de Estatística, Angola

Inflation Rate in Angola is expected to be 21.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Angola to stand at 22.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Angola Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 22.00 percent in 2021 and 17.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Angola Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
20.81 19.62 241.08 6.89 2001 - 2020 percent Monthly
2014=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-03-19 03:00 PM Jan 17.95% 16.90% 17.2%
2020-03-19 03:00 PM Feb 18.74% 17.95% 17.4%
2020-04-14 09:00 AM Mar 19.62% 18.74% 19.3%
2020-05-12 09:00 PM Apr 20.81% 19.62% 20%
2020-06-12 11:00 AM May 20.81%
2020-07-13 11:00 AM Jun 21%
2020-08-13 11:00 AM Jul
2020-09-11 11:00 AM Aug


News Stream
Angola Inflation Rate at Over 2-Year High
Angola's annual inflation rose to 20.81 percent in April of 2020 from 19.62 percent in the previous month. This was the highest inflation rate since March of 2018. On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 2.05 percent, after increasing 1.85 percent in the preceding month.
2020-05-12
Angola March Inflation Rate at Near 2-Year High of 19.6%
Angola's annual inflation continued to climb to 19.62 percent in March of 2020 from 18.74 percent in the previous month. This was the highest inflation rate since May of 2018, amid the continued devaluation of the Kwanza and the impact of the new coronavirus. On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 1.85 percent, after increasing 1.72 percent in the preceding month. Main upward pressure came from prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.46 percent vs 2.11 percent) and housing (0.66 percent vs 0.44 percent).
2020-04-14
Angola February Inflation Rate Nears 1-1/2-Year High of 18.7%
Angola's annual inflation rate soared to 18.74 percent in February of 2020 from 17.95 percent in the prior month. The rate was the highest since September of 2018, following the recent VAT introduction in October and the continued devaluation of the Kwanza. On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 1.72 percent, slowing from a 2.05 percent increase in the previous month, amid a slowdown in costs of education (3.08 percent vs 32.87 percent) and housing & utilities (0.44 percent vs 1.01 percent). In contrast, prices rose further mainly for food (2.11 percent vs 1.96 percent); transport (1.43 percent vs 0.69 percent); hotels, cafes & restaurants (1.74 percent vs 1 percent); recreation & culture (1.87 percent vs 1.75 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (1.91 percent vs 1.75 percent).
2020-03-19
Angola December Inflation Rate Hits 4-Month High of 16.9%
Angola's annual inflation rate picked up to 16.9 percent in December 2019 from 16.3 percent in the prior month. It was the highest inflation rate since August, following the recent VAT introduction in October and the continued devaluation of the Kwanza. On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 1.9 percent, the most since September 2018, after rising 1.5 percent in November. Main upward pressure came from prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.3 percent vs 1.9 percent); housing & utilities (0.4 percent vs 0.3 percent); transport (1.8 percent vs 1.3 percent); clothing & footwear (2.1 percent vs 1.6 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (1.8 percent vs 1.6 percent).
2020-01-15

Angola Inflation Rate
In Angola, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change over time in the cost of a fixed basket of 240 goods and services. The most important components in the CPI are Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages (55.1 percent of total weight); Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuel (11.1 percent) and Clothing and Footwear (7 percent). Miscellaneous Goods and Services account for 6.9 percent of total index, Housing Equipment and Routine Maintenance of the House for 6.3 percent, Transport for 3.9 percent and Restaurants and Hotels for 3.2 percent. Health represents 2.5 percent of total weight, Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco 2.3 percent, Recreation 1.6 percent and Education 0.01 percent.