The annual inflation rate in Sao Tome and Principe accelerated further to 21.9% in September of 2022, from 19.5% in the previous month. It was the highest reading since January of 2009. source: Central Bank of Sao Tome and Principe

Inflation Rate in Sao Tome and Principe averaged 14.28 percent from 1997 until 2022, 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. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Sao Tome and Principe is expected to be 17.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sao Tome and Principe Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 8.50 percent in 2023 and 6.80 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Sao Tome and Principe Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-10-10 11:00 AM Aug 19.5% 18.5% 19.6%
2022-11-09 11:00 AM Sep 21.9% 19.5% 20.7%
2022-12-15 11:00 AM Oct 21.9% 23.4%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 21.90 19.50 percent Sep 2022
Inflation Rate MoM 3.30 2.80 percent Sep 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 189.48 183.40 points Sep 2022

Sao Tome and Principe Inflation Rate
In Sao Tome and Principe, the main components of the Consumer Price Index are: Food & Non-alcoholic Beverages (73% of the total weight), Housing & Utilities (6%) and Transport (4%). Household Contents, Equipment & Maintenance accounts for 4%, Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco for 4%, and Clothing & Footwear for 3%. Others include: Communications (2%), Restaurants & Hotels (2%), Miscellaneous Goods & Services (2%), Recreation & Culture (1%), Education (0.44%), and Health (0.41%).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
21.90 19.50 86.80 3.50 1997 - 2022 percent Monthly
2014M12=100, NSA

News Stream
Sao Tome and Principe Inflation Rate Hits 13-1/2-Year High
The annual inflation rate in Sao Tome and Principe accelerated for the tenth straight month to 19.5% in August of 2022, from 18.5% in the previous month. It was the highest reading since February of 2009. On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up by 2.8%, the most since July of 2008, after rising 2.3% in the prior month, mainly on account of prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.3%); miscellaneous goods & services (2.9%) and clothing & footwear (2.1%).
2022-10-10
Sao Tome and Principe Inflation Rate Steepest since 2011
The annual inflation rate in Sao Tome and Principe accelerated to 14.4% in April of 2022, from 12.8% in the previous month. It was the highest reading since August of 2011, underpinned by prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (15.3% vs 14.6% in March), health (19.9% vs 19.5%), transport (19.5% vs 1%), housing & utilities (10.7% vs 11.9%) and restaurants & hotels (8.2% vs 0.5%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 1.6%, after increasing 1.7% in the previous month.
2022-05-24