Consumer prices in Bahrain declined 0.4 percent year-on-year in July of 2019, following a 0.2 percent rise in the previous month. It was the first month of deflation since January 2012, as cost slowed for housing & utilities (3.0 percent vs 4.1 percent in June); transport (1.3 percent vs 2.2 percent); communication (4.0 percent vs 4.2 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (5.8 percent vs 7.3 percent). In addition, prices dropped for clothing & footwear (-9.6 percent vs -2.8 percent); furniture & household equipment (-5.1 percent vs 3.2 percent) and restaurants & hotels (-0.1 percent vs 1.3 percent). On the other hand, food & non-alcoholic beverages cost rebounded (2.4 percent vs -0.5 percent) while miscellaneous goods & services prices advanced faster (1.7 percent vs 1.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices dropped 0.3 percent, after increasing 0.2 percent in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Bahrain averaged 2.10 percent from 2008 until 2019, 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.

Inflation Rate in Bahrain is expected to be 1.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Bahrain to stand at 2.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bahrain Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-21 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Apr 1% 1.2% 1.3%
2019-06-30 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY May 0.5% 1% 1.2%
2019-07-28 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jun 0.2% 0.5% 1.1%
2019-09-02 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jul -0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
2019-09-24 01:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY Aug -0.4% 0.8%
2019-10-22 03:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 1.1%
2019-11-21 08:10 AM Inflation Rate YoY Oct 0.7%


Bahrain Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.40 0.20 5.22 -2.06 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 132.50 133.00 133.70 104.04 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 107.18 101.23 131.30 88.58 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.30 0.20 5.60 -5.64 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 99.20 100.00 123.50 87.80 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 99.10 100.00 139.30 99.10 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.40 -0.50 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 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.40 0.20 5.22 -2.06 2008 - 2019 percent Monthly
2006=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 53.60 Aug/19
Australia 1.60 Jun/19
Brazil 3.43 Aug/19
Canada 1.90 Aug/19
China 2.80 Aug/19
Euro Area 1.00 Aug/19
France 1.00 Aug/19
Germany 1.40 Aug/19
India 3.21 Aug/19
Indonesia 3.49 Aug/19
Italy 0.40 Aug/19
Japan 0.50 Jul/19
Mexico 3.16 Aug/19
Netherlands 2.80 Aug/19
Russia 4.30 Aug/19
Saudi Arabia -1.30 Jul/19
Singapore 0.40 Jul/19
South Africa 4.30 Aug/19
South Korea 0.00 Aug/19
Spain 0.30 Aug/19
Switzerland 0.30 Aug/19
Turkey 15.01 Aug/19
United Kingdom 1.70 Aug/19
United States 1.70 Aug/19


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