Bangladesh Inflation Rate  1994-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Bangladesh increased 6.04 percent year-on-year in October of 2017, easing slightly from 6.12 percent in the preceding month. Prices rose at a softer pace for food, beverages and tobacco (7.62 percent from 7.87 percent in September); recreation and culture (5.85 percent from 5.88 percent) and furniture and household equipment (5.45 percent from 6.14 percent). Meanwhile, inflation went up slightly for clothing and footwear (2.12 percent from 2.03 percent); transport (3.42 percent from 3.40 percent) and miscellaneous goods and services (1.83 percent from 1.78 percent). Also, inflation was nearly steady for gross rent, fuel and lighting (4.49 percent from 4.48 percent) and health (0.75 percent from 0.74 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.61 percent compared to a 1.85 percent rise in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Bangladesh averaged 6.59 percent from 1994 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 16 percent in September of 2011 and a record low of -0.03 percent in December of 1996.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-18 10:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.89% 5.6% 5.2%
2017-10-18 10:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY 6.12% 5.89% 4.6%
2017-11-17 09:05 AM Inflation Rate YoY 6.04% 6.12% 6.3%
2017-12-18 10:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 6.04% 6.5%


Bangladesh Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 6.04 6.12 16.00 -0.03 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 245.86 244.36 245.86 51.99 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 195.86 174.42 224.46 126.35 percent [+]
Export Prices 182.34 172.09 182.34 78.90 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 211.90 200.37 211.90 89.90 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.85 1.40 2.08 -1.44 percent [+]
Food Inflation 7.87 7.32 9.09 3.77 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 216.59 216.44 216.59 131.01 Index Points [+]


Bangladesh Inflation Rate

In Bangladesh, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food, non-alcoholic beverages and tobacco (59 percent of the total weight) and gross rent, fuel and lighting (16.9 percent). The index also includes: clothing and footwear (6.9 percent); transport and communication (4.2 percent), recreation, entertainment, education & cultural services (4.1 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (3.6 percent); medical care and health expenses (2.8 percent) and furnishing (2.7 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Bangladesh Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Bangladesh Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.04 6.12 16.00 -0.03 1994 - 2017 percent Monthly
2005/06=100, NSA




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