Bahrain Inflation Rate  2008-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Bahrain rose 2.6 percent year-on-year in April of 2018, the same pace as in the previous month. The figure remained its lowest level since December 2017, as inflation was steady for : housing and utilities (at 1.7 percent); recreation and culture (at 2.6 percent); restaurant (at 0.5 percent); education (at 1.6 percent), and health (5.1 percent). Meantime, prices rose at a softer pace for : food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.7 percent from 1.5 percent in March); clothing (2 percent from 2.6 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (1.4 percent from 3.8 percent); alcoholic beverages and tobacco (35.5 percent from 36.5 percent). On the other hand, prices went up faster for transport (7.9 percent from 7.6 percent) while prices of furniture and household equipment rebounded (2.6 percent from -0.6 percent in March). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged down 0.1 percent, following a 0.5 percent rise in March. Inflation Rate in Bahrain averaged 2.21 percent from 2008 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 5.22 percent in January of 2009 and a record low of -2.06 percent in March of 2011.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-21 07:55 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.1% 2.8% 2.40%
2018-04-19 06:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 2.6% 3.1% 2.90%
2018-05-22 05:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.6% 2.6% 2.90%
2018-06-21 07:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.6% 2.80%
2018-07-23 08:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.70%
2018-08-21 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.70%


Bahrain Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.60 2.60 5.22 -2.06 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 132.00 132.10 132.10 104.04 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 101.26 101.13 131.30 88.58 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.50 5.60 -5.64 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 118.70 114.50 119.00 87.80 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 135.40 135.20 137.70 100.01 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.70 1.50 8.90 -7.10 percent [+]


Bahrain Inflation Rate

In Bahrain, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. . This page provides the latest reported value for - Bahrain Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Bahrain Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.60 2.60 5.22 -2.06 2008 - 2018 percent Monthly
2006=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
Brazil 2.76 Apr/18
Canada 2.20 Apr/18
China 1.80 Apr/18
Euro Area 1.20 Apr/18
France 1.60 Apr/18
Germany 1.60 Apr/18
India 4.58 Apr/18
Indonesia 3.41 Apr/18
Italy 0.50 Apr/18
Japan 0.60 Apr/18
Mexico 4.55 Apr/18
Netherlands 0.90 Apr/18
Russia 2.40 Apr/18
South Korea 1.60 Apr/18
Spain 1.10 Apr/18
Switzerland 0.80 Apr/18
Turkey 10.85 Apr/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Apr/18
United States 2.50 Apr/18


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