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

Consumer prices in Bahrain increased 1.3 percent year-on-year in December of 2017, following a 2.9 percent rise in November. It was the lowest inflation rate since June as prices rose slower for housing and utilities (1 percent compared to 5.1 percent in November). In addition, prices fell more for transport (-6.3 percent compared to -0.8 percent). Meantime, prices went up faster for : food and non-alcoholic beverages (4.6 percent compared to 4.5 percent in November); recreation and culture (3.1 percent compared to 2.4 percent), and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (3.1 percent compared to 2.8 percent) while inflation was steady for furniture and household equipment (5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 1.6 percent, following a 0.3 percent fall in November. 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
2017-11-21 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.4% 1.8% 2%
2017-12-21 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.9% 2.4% 1.9%
2018-01-21 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.3% 2.9% 3.2%
2018-02-19 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.3% 0.8%
2018-03-21 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.70%
2018-04-24 01:10 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.80%


Bahrain Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.30 2.90 5.22 -2.06 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 128.40 130.50 130.80 104.04 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 101.26 101.13 131.30 88.58 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -1.60 -0.30 5.60 -5.64 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 114.30 119.00 119.00 87.80 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 118.00 124.90 127.10 100.01 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 4.60 4.50 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 February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.30 2.90 5.22 -2.06 2008 - 2017 percent Monthly
2006=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Dec/17
Brazil 2.86 Jan/18
Canada 1.90 Dec/17
China 1.50 Jan/18
Euro Area 1.30 Jan/18
France 1.40 Jan/18
Germany 1.60 Jan/18
India 5.07 Jan/18
Indonesia 3.25 Jan/18
Italy 0.80 Jan/18
Japan 1.00 Dec/17
Mexico 5.55 Jan/18
Netherlands 1.50 Jan/18
Russia 2.20 Jan/18
South Korea 1.00 Jan/18
Spain 0.60 Jan/18
Switzerland 0.70 Jan/18
Turkey 10.35 Jan/18
United Kingdom 3.00 Jan/18
United States 2.10 Jan/18


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