Bahrain's annual inflation rate slowed to a sixteen-month low of 0.8 percent in September of 2018 from 1.9 percent in the previous month. Prices eased for food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.7 pct from 0.9 pct in August); health (5 pct from 5.1 pct); restaurants (0.4 pct from 0.8 pct); education (a flat reading from 1.6 pct) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (37.9 pct from 38.5 pct). Additionally, prices fell for housing & utilities (-0.1 pct from 1.2 pct); recreation & culture (-9.6 pct from 0.1 pct) and miscellaneous goods & services (-0.7 pct from 1.9 pct). On the other hand, prices went up faster for: transport (9.5 pct from 8.3 pct); furniture & household equipment (3.7 pct from 2.7 pct) while cost dropped less for clothing & footwear (-5.2 pct from -5.9 pct).On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.8 percent, after decreasing 0.4 percent in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Bahrain averaged 2.22 percent from 2008 until 2018, 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
2018-08-26 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.7% 2.8% 2.9%
2018-09-24 01:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 2.7% 2.7%
2018-10-22 03:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.8% 1.9% 2.8%
2018-11-21 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.8% 2.9%
2018-12-21 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.9%


Bahrain Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.80 1.90 5.22 -2.06 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 131.50 132.50 133.10 104.04 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 101.26 101.12 131.30 88.58 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.80 -0.40 5.60 -5.64 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 118.80 118.80 119.00 87.80 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 136.30 134.90 137.70 100.01 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.70 0.90 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 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.80 1.90 5.22 -2.06 2008 - 2018 percent Monthly
2006=100




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United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
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