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Zambia - Average consumer prices inflation rate

6.6 (%) in 2017

In 2017, inflation rate for Zambia was 6.6 %. Though Zambia inflation rate fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1998 - 2017 period ending at 6.6 % in 2017.

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What is inflation rate?

Inflation as measured by the consumer price index reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly. The Laspeyres formula is generally used. Data for inflation are averages for the year, not end-of-period data.

What is Zambia inflation rate?

Date Value Change, %
2017 6.6 -63.19 %
2016 17.9 76.80 %
2015 10.1 29.39 %
2014 7.8 11.94 %
2013 7.0 6.13 %
2012 6.6 -24.06 %
2011 8.7 1.86 %
2010 8.5 -36.53 %
2009 13.4 7.57 %
2008 12.4 16.84 %
2007 10.7 18.17 %
2006 9.0