The annual inflation rate in Sao Tome and Principe fell to 7 percent in August 2019 from 8.2 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since July last year. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.4 percent, after increasing 0.1 percent in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Sao Tome and Principe averaged 14.86 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 8.30 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 7.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sao Tome and Principe Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 6.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-24 08:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY May 9.0% 9.0% 8.7%
2019-08-12 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jun 8.6% 9.0% 8.8%
2019-08-23 08:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jul 8.2% 8.6% 9.0%
2019-09-30 09:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY Aug 7.0% 8.2% 8.0%
2019-10-23 09:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 7.0% 8.3%
2019-11-20 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Oct 7.9%


Sao Tome and Principe Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 7.00 8.20 86.80 3.50 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.10 5.10 -0.50 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 128.17 127.69 128.17 23.24 Index Points [+]


Sao Tome and Principe Inflation Rate

In Sao Tome and Principe, the three main components of the consumer price index are: Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (72.7 percent of total weight); Housing & Utilities (5.5 percent) and Transport (4.0 percent). Others include: Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco (3.8 percent); Household Contents, Equipment and Maintenance (3.8 percent) and Clothing and Footwear (3.3 percent). Communications, Restaurants and Hotels, Miscellaneous Goods and Services, Recreation and Culture, Education and Health account for the remaining 6.9 percent of total weight. . 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 October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.00 8.20 86.80 3.50 1997 - 2019 percent Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 53.60 Aug/19
Australia 1.60 Jun/19
Brazil 2.89 Sep/19
Canada 1.90 Sep/19
China 3.00 Sep/19
Euro Area 0.80 Sep/19
France 0.90 Sep/19
Germany 1.20 Sep/19
India 3.99 Sep/19
Indonesia 3.39 Sep/19
Italy 0.30 Sep/19
Japan 0.30 Aug/19
Mexico 3.00 Sep/19
Netherlands 2.60 Sep/19
Russia 4.00 Sep/19
Saudi Arabia -1.10 Aug/19
Singapore 0.50 Aug/19
South Africa 4.30 Aug/19
South Korea -0.40 Sep/19
Spain 0.10 Sep/19
Switzerland 0.10 Sep/19
Turkey 9.26 Sep/19
United Kingdom 1.70 Sep/19
United States 1.70 Sep/19


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