Albania Inflation Rate  1995-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Albania rose 1.6 percent year-on-year in September of 2017, the same pace as in the previous month. It remains the lowest inflation rate since October last year, as cost went up at the same pace for housing & utilities (1.1 percent) while slowed for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (0.6 percent vs 0.7 percent in August) and miscellaneous goods & services (0.1 percent vs 3 percent). Also, prices fell for furnishings (-0.8 percent vs -0.9 percent); clothing & footwear (-1.6 percent vs -2.1 percent); communication (-0.1 percent vs 0.6 percent) and health (-0.2 percent vs 0.1 percent). In contrast, cost advanced for food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.5 percent vs 3.5 percent); transport (0.8 percent vs 0.4 percent); education (1 percent vs 0.7 percent); restaurants and hotels (0.1 percent from a flat reading) and recovered for recreation and culture (0.8 percent vs -1.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.4 percent, the same pace as in August. Inflation Rate in Albania averaged 3.04 percent from 1995 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 42.08 percent in December of 1997 and a record low of -2.11 percent in March of 2000.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-08 10:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.0% 2.2% 2.3%
2017-09-08 10:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.6% 2.0% 2%
2017-10-09 09:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.6% 1.6% 1.8%
2017-11-08 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.6% 1.20%
2017-12-11 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.10%


Albania Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.60 1.60 42.08 -2.11 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.40 45.70 -3.30 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 103.10 102.69 104.67 78.73 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 101.40 102.30 103.10 89.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 5.03 0.90 6.68 -4.07 percent [+]
Food Inflation 3.50 3.30 8.66 -1.44 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 100.31 100.20 103.94 73.50 Index Points [+]


Albania Inflation Rate

In Albania, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (36.1 percent of total weight). Housing and Utilities account for 20.3 percent; Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance for 7.4 percent; Transport for 6.3 percent; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco for 5 percent and Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 4.9 percent. Clothing and Footwear; Health; Education; Recreation and Culture; Communication and Restaurants and Hotels account for the remaining 20 percent of total weight. This page provides - Albania Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Albania Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.60 1.60 42.08 -2.11 1995 - 2017 percent Monthly
2015M12=100, NSA




inflation rate by Country

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Australia 1.90 Jun/17
Brazil 2.54 Sep/17
Canada 1.40 Aug/17
China 1.60 Sep/17
Euro Area 1.50 Sep/17
France 1.00 Sep/17
Germany 1.80 Sep/17
India 3.28 Sep/17
Indonesia 3.72 Sep/17
Italy 1.10 Sep/17
Japan 0.70 Aug/17
Mexico 6.35 Sep/17
Netherlands 1.50 Sep/17
Russia 3.00 Sep/17
South Korea 2.10 Sep/17
Spain 1.80 Sep/17
Switzerland 0.70 Sep/17
Turkey 11.20 Sep/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Sep/17
United States 2.20 Sep/17