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

Inflation rate in Bahrain rose to 2.8 percent in May of 2018 from 2.6 percent in the previous month, as prices went up faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.6 percent from 0.7 percent in April); furniture & household equipment (2.7 percent from 2.6 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (37.7 percent from 35.5 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (2 percent from 1.4 percent). Meantime, inflation was steady for recreation & culture (at 2.6 percent), restaurants (at 0.5 percent), education (at 1.6 percent) and health (5.1 percent). On the other hand, cost increased at a softer pace for transport (7.6 percent from 7.9 percent); housing & utilities (1.6 percent from 1.7 percent) and clothing & footwear (0.6 percent from 2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.4 percent, following a 0.1 percent drop in April. 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
2018-04-19 06:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 2.6% 3.1% 2.90%
2018-05-22 05:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.6% 2.6% 2.90%
2018-06-23 06:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.8% 2.6% 2.80%
2018-07-23 08:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.8% 2.9%
2018-08-21 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.70%
2018-09-25 02:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.70%


Bahrain Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.80 2.60 5.22 -2.06 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 132.00 132.00 132.10 104.04 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 101.26 101.12 131.30 88.58 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 -0.10 5.60 -5.64 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 118.60 118.70 119.00 87.80 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 134.90 135.40 137.70 100.01 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.60 0.70 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 July of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.80 2.60 5.22 -2.06 2008 - 2018 percent Monthly
2006=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
Brazil 4.39 Jun/18
Canada 2.50 Jun/18
China 1.90 Jun/18
Euro Area 2.00 Jun/18
France 2.00 Jun/18
Germany 2.10 Jun/18
India 5.00 Jun/18
Indonesia 3.12 Jun/18
Italy 1.30 Jun/18
Japan 0.70 Jun/18
Mexico 4.65 Jun/18
Netherlands 1.70 Jun/18
Russia 2.30 Jun/18
South Korea 1.50 Jun/18
Spain 2.30 Jun/18
Switzerland 1.10 Jun/18
Turkey 15.39 Jun/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Jun/18
United States 2.90 Jun/18


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