The annual inflation rate in Sao Tome and Principe stood at 9% in May 2019, unchanged from the previous month. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.4 percent, the same pace as in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Sao Tome and Principe averaged 14.94 percent from 1997 until 2019, 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 8.70 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 5.00 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
2019-03-22 01:50 PM Inflation Rate YoY 9.2% 8.4% 8.7%
2019-05-02 01:45 PM Inflation Rate YoY 9.1% 9.2% 8.6%
2019-05-30 09:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 9.0% 9.1% 9.0%
2019-06-24 08:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY 9.0% 9.0% 8.7%
2019-07-23 08:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY 9.0% 8.7%
2019-08-22 04:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 8.4%
2019-09-20 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 7.6%

Sao Tome and Principe Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 9.00 9.00 86.80 3.50 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.40 5.10 -0.50 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 126.76 126.28 126.76 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 July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.00 9.00 86.80 3.50 1997 - 2019 percent Monthly

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Argentina 57.30 May/19
Australia 1.30 Mar/19
Brazil 3.37 Jun/19
Canada 2.40 May/19
China 2.70 Jun/19
Euro Area 1.20 Jun/19
France 1.20 Jun/19
Germany 1.60 Jun/19
India 3.18 Jun/19
Indonesia 3.28 Jun/19
Italy 0.80 Jun/19
Japan 0.70 May/19
Mexico 3.95 Jun/19
Netherlands 2.70 Jun/19
Russia 4.70 Jun/19
Saudi Arabia -1.50 May/19
Singapore 0.90 May/19
South Africa 4.50 May/19
South Korea 0.70 Jun/19
Spain 0.40 Jun/19
Switzerland 0.60 Jun/19
Turkey 15.72 Jun/19
United Kingdom 2.00 May/19
United States 1.60 Jun/19