Zambia Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Zambia was recorded at 7.70 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Zambia is reported by the Bank of Zambia. Inflation Rate in Zambia averaged 9.53 percent from 2005 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 19.20 percent in April of 2005 and a record low of 6 percent in December of 2011. In Zambia, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Zambia Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-21

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
7.70 7.60 19.20 6.00 7.76 | 2014/06 2005 - 2014 percent Monthly

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Zambia Inflation Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-02-27 08:30 AM Zambia
Inflation Rate YoY
Feb 2014 7.6% 7.3% (R) 7.34%
2014-03-27 08:30 AM Zambia
Inflation Rate YoY
Mar 2014 7.7% 7.6% 7.75%
2014-04-24 09:00 AM Zambia
Inflation Rate YoY
Apr 2014 7.7% 7.98%
2014-05-29 09:00 AM Zambia
Inflation Rate YoY
May 2014 7.83%
2014-06-26 09:00 AM Zambia
Inflation Rate YoY
Jun 2014 7.75%
2014-07-31 09:00 AM Zambia
Inflation Rate YoY
Jul 2014 7.82%
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Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Inflation Rate 7.70 2014-03-31 7.60 19.20 6.00 7.76 2014-06-30 percent [+]
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Inflation Rate | Notes
The data given on this page shows an annual change in the Consumer Price Index. The CPI measures changes in the price level of consumer goods and services purchased by households. The CPI is calculated by taking price changes for each item in the predetermined basket of goods and services and averaging them. The items weight according to their importance. Depending on the country, the highest weights are usually given to the food, energy, housing, clothing, medical care, transportation and household equipment.


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The benchmark interest rate in Zambia was last recorded at 12 percent. Interest Rate in Zambia is reported by the Bank of Zambia.
Zambia Inflation Rate at 7.70 percent  
The inflation rate in Zambia was recorded at 7.70 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Zambia is reported by the Bank of Zambia.
Zambia Personal Income Tax Rate at 35.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Zambia stands at 35 percent. Personal Income Tax Rate in Zambia is reported by the Zambia Revenue Authority.
Zambia Corporate Tax Rate at 35.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Zambia stands at 35 percent. Corporate Tax Rate in Zambia is reported by the Zambia Revenue Authority.
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Zambia recorded a trade surplus of 161000 Thousands Zambian Kwacha in December of 2013. Balance of Trade in Zambia is reported by the Central Statistical Office, Zambia.
Zambia Current Account at 67.50 USD Million  
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