Bulgaria Inflation Rate  1996-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Bulgaria increased 2.1 percent year-on-year in September of 2017, accelerating from a 1.4 percent gain in August. Prices went up at a faster pace for food and non-alcoholic beverages (3.9 percent compared to 2.7 percent in August); housing and utilities (4.0 percent compared to 3.6 percent); transport (2.3 percent compared to 1.0 percent); and restaurants and hotels (2.9 percent compared to 2.3 percent). Meanwhile prices advanced at a slower pace for alcoholic beverages and tobacco (1.3 percent compared to 1.5 percent) while inflation was steady for health (0.3 percent). On the other hand, prices fell more for recreation and culture (-4.6 percent compared to -4.4 percent) and clothing and footwear (-2.2 percent compared to -2.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.2 percent. Inflation Rate in Bulgaria averaged 68.19 percent from 1996 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 2019.50 percent in March of 1997 and a record low of -2.60 percent in February of 2014.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-14 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.3% 1.9% 2.2%
2017-09-15 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.4% 1.3% 1.5%
2017-10-13 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 1.4% 1.7%
2017-11-14 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 7.50%
2017-12-14 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 9.80%


Bulgaria Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.10 1.40 2019.50 -2.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.10 242.35 -3.53 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 99.81 100.03 103.80 10.84 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 6622.64 6610.88 6752.95 1.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 98.31 99.32 102.97 10.92 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate -0.20 -0.50 550.80 -2.50 percent [+]
Producer Prices 110.20 108.80 116.49 54.04 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 103.80 103.20 116.80 84.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 105.30 105.10 112.40 89.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 5.80 4.70 15.90 -10.90 percent [+]
Food Inflation 3.90 2.70 2206.90 -15.06 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 14619.79 14522.90 14619.79 75.63 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 7448.37 7372.04 9082.85 87.28 Index Points [+]


Bulgaria Inflation Rate

In Bulgaria, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (31.8 percent of total weight). Housing and Utilities accounts for 17.4 percent; Transport for 9 percent; Health for 6.6 percent; Restaurants and Hotels for 5.4 percent and Recreation and Culture for 5.3 percent. Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco; Communication; Miscellaneous Goods and Services; Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance; Clothing and Footwear and Education account for the remaining 24.5 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for - Bulgaria Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Bulgaria Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.10 1.40 2019.50 -2.60 1996 - 2017 percent Monthly
1995=100, NSA




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