Bahrain Inflation Rate  2008-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Bahrain increased 1.8 percent year-on-year in September of 2017, easing from a 2.0 percent gain in the previous month. Prices rose less for : food and non-alcoholic beverages (2.0 percent vs 2.9 percent in August); recreation and culture (2.2 percent vs 2.7 percent); clothing and footwear (5.5 percent vs 6.1 percent); restaurants (1.3 percent vs 2.3 percent), and education (1.6 percent vs 2.6 percent). Prices went up more for both alcoholic beverages and tobacco (1.4 percent vs 0.4 percent) and housing and utilities (5.0 percent vs 3.7 percent) while prices of miscellaneous goods and services rebounded (0.3 percent vs -0.3 percent). In contrast, prices fell for: Transport (-2.0 percent vs -1.5 percent); furnishing, household equipment and routine maintenance (-1.2 percent vs 0.4 percent), and communication (-2 percent vs -0.2 percent). Prices were flat for health. On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.4 percent. Inflation Rate in Bahrain averaged 2.19 percent from 2008 until 2017, 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
2017-08-21 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.4% 1% 1.7%
2017-09-25 02:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2% 1.4% 1.8%
2017-10-22 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.8% 2% 2.6%
2017-11-21 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.8% 2.9%
2017-12-21 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.3%


Bahrain Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.80 2.00 5.22 -2.06 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 130.50 130.00 130.50 104.04 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 101.26 101.13 131.30 88.58 Index Points [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 117.40 117.50 117.50 87.80 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 124.50 124.50 127.10 100.01 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.00 2.90 8.90 -7.10 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.30 5.60 -5.64 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.80 2.00 5.22 -2.06 2008 - 2017 percent Monthly
2006=100




inflation rate by Country

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Australia 1.90 Jun/17
Brazil 2.54 Sep/17
Canada 1.60 Sep/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