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

Bahrain's annual inflation rate eased to an eight-month low of 1.9 percent in August of 2018 from 2.7 percent in the previous month. Prices slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.9 percent from 2.5 percent in July); recreation & culture (0.1 percent from 2.7 percent); furniture & household equipment (2.7 percent from 2.9 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (1,9 percent from 2.2 percent), and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (38.5 percent from 39.2 percent). Additionally, cost of clothing & footwear fell more than in a month earlier (-5.9 percent from -1.4 percent). Meantime, inflation was steady for: education (at 1.6 percent); health (at 5.1 percent), and restaurants (at 0.8 percent). On the other hand, prices went up faster for both housing & utilities (1.2 percent from 1.1 percent) and transport (8.3 percent from 8.0 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.4 percent, after increasing by 0.2 percent in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Bahrain averaged 2.22 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
2018-07-23 02:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.8% 2.8% 2.9%
2018-08-26 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.7% 2.8% 2.9%
2018-09-24 01:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 2.7% 2.7%
2018-10-22 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 2.8%
2018-11-21 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.9%
2018-12-21 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.9%


Bahrain Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.90 2.70 5.22 -2.06 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 132.50 133.10 133.10 104.04 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 101.26 101.12 131.30 88.58 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.40 0.20 5.60 -5.64 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 118.80 118.80 119.00 87.80 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 134.90 135.70 137.70 100.01 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.90 2.50 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.90 2.70 5.22 -2.06 2008 - 2018 percent Monthly
2006=100




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United Kingdom 2.70 Aug/18
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