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

Consumer prices in Bahrain rose 0.7 percent year-on-year in May of 2017, following a 0.9 percent rise in April. It was the lowest inflation rate since February as prices fell for food and non-alcoholic beverages (-1.6 percent vs 0.4 percent in April); furnishing, household, routine maintenance (-1.1 percent vs -0.8 percent); transport (-0.7 percent vs -0.5 percent); and health (-0.9 percent, at the same pace as in April). Also, cost of miscellaneous goods and services increased at a slower pace (1.7 percent vs 3.5 percent in the prior month). Inflation was steady for recreation and culture (0.4 percent); education (2.6 percent), and housing & utilities (3.1 percent). Meanwhile, prices of restaurants increased further (2.3 percent vs 2.2 percent) and clothing rebounded (1.9 percent vs -2.6 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.2 percent, after showing no gain in April. Inflation Rate in Bahrain averaged 2.21 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 Forecast (i)
2017-04-24 01:10 AM Mar 0.8% 0.4% 0%
2017-05-21 11:55 PM Apr 0.9% 0.8% 1.2%
2017-06-21 07:15 AM May 0.7% 0.9% 0.8%
2017-07-24 06:00 AM Jun 0.7% 1.4%
2017-08-21 06:00 AM Jul 1.7%
2017-09-21 06:00 AM Aug 2.4%




Bahrain Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.70 0.90 5.22 -2.06 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 128.40 128.70 128.70 104.04 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 101.13 111.58 131.30 88.58 Index Points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 116.70 113.20 116.70 87.80 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 125.40 125.50 127.10 100.01 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -1.60 0.40 8.90 -7.10 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.20 0.00 5.60 -5.64 percent [+]


Bahrain Inflation Rate Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.70 0.90 5.22 -2.06 2008 - 2017 percent Monthly
2006=100



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France 0.80 May/17
Germany 1.50 May/17
India 2.18 May/17
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Japan 0.40 Apr/17
Mexico 6.16 May/17
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South Korea 2.00 May/17
Spain 1.90 May/17
Switzerland 0.50 May/17
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United Kingdom 2.90 May/17
United States 1.90 May/17