The South Sudan annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 272.6% from April 2016 to April 2017. The increased was mainly driven by high price in food and non-alcoholic beverages. The annual CPI increased in Juba by 297.5% and in Wau by 236.5% from April 2016 to April 2017. The South Sudan monthly CPI increased by 4.8% from March 2017 to April 2017. The monthly CPI increased by 15.2% in Juba and increased in Wau by 7.9%. Annual CPI The annual growth in the CPI for South Sudan increased by 272.6% in April 2017 compared to 266.4% for April 2016. Food and non-alcoholic beverages increased by 267.5% from April 2016 to April 2017, while the prices for heath increased by 695.4%, restaurants and hotels increased by 329.3% over the same period. The high prices of food and non-alcoholic beverage were mainly driven by higher price of Bread and Cereals.