Cost of food in Burkina Faso decreased 5 percent in May of 2019 over the same month in the previous year. Food Inflation in Burkina Faso averaged 1.66 percent from 2010 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 9.75 percent in September of 2012 and a record low of -7.28 percent in April of 2014.
Food Inflation in Burkina Faso is expected to be -2.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Food Inflation in Burkina Faso to stand at 2.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Burkina Faso Food Inflation is projected to trend around 3.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.