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

Consumer prices in Bahrain increased 2.4 percent year-on-year in October of 2017, quickening from 1.8 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since September last year. Prices rebounded for furniture and household equipment (4.7 percent vs -1.2 percent in September) while advanced faster for food and non-alcoholic beverages (3.4 percent vs 2 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (1.5 percent vs 1.4 percent). Meantime, cost increased at the same pace for recreation and culture (2.2 percent); housing and utilities (5 percent) and education (1.6 percent). In addition, prices fell less for transport (-1.6 percent vs - 2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.2 percent, easing from a 0.4 percent gain in September. 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
2017-09-25 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 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.4% 1.8% 2%
2017-12-21 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.4% 3.3%


Bahrain Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.40 1.80 5.22 -2.06 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 130.80 130.50 130.80 104.04 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 101.26 101.13 131.30 88.58 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.40 5.60 -5.64 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 118.90 118.90 118.90 87.80 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 125.10 124.50 127.10 100.01 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 3.40 2.00 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.40 1.80 5.22 -2.06 2008 - 2017 percent Monthly
2006=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
Brazil 2.70 Oct/17
Canada 1.40 Oct/17
China 1.90 Oct/17
Euro Area 1.40 Oct/17
France 1.10 Oct/17
Germany 1.60 Oct/17
India 3.58 Oct/17
Indonesia 3.58 Oct/17
Italy 1.00 Oct/17
Japan 0.70 Sep/17
Mexico 6.37 Oct/17
Netherlands 1.30 Oct/17
Russia 2.70 Oct/17
South Korea 1.80 Oct/17
Spain 1.60 Oct/17
Switzerland 0.70 Oct/17
Turkey 11.90 Oct/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Oct/17
United States 2.00 Oct/17