The annual inflation rate in Bulgaria decreased to 3.1 percent in November of 2018 from 3.7 percent in the prior month. It is the lowest inflation rate since May, as prices rose less mostly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.5 percent vs 3.3 percent in October) and transport (4.7 percent vs 9.2 percent). Also, inflation was steady for health (0.3 percent) and slowed for recreation & culture (3.5 percent vs 3.6 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (3.2 percent vs 3.5 percent) and furnishings (1.2 percent vs 1.8 percent). Contrarily, inflation picked up for housing & utilities (4.8 percent vs 4.6 percent); restaurants & hotels (5.5 percent vs 5.3 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (3.8 percent vs 3.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices dropped 0.1 percent, after a 0.7 percent rise in the preceding month. Inflation Rate in Bulgaria averaged 64.86 percent from 1996 until 2018, 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.

Inflation Rate in Bulgaria is expected to be 3.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Bulgaria to stand at 2.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bulgaria Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Bulgaria Inflation Rate
width
height
Forecast Data Chart
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-13 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.5% 3.5% 3.2%
2018-10-15 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.6% 3.5% 3.1%
2018-11-14 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.7% 3.6% 3.5%
2018-12-12 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.1% 3.7% 3.3%
2019-01-11 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.1% 3.20%
2019-02-15 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-03-14 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Bulgaria Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.10 3.70 2019.50 -2.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.70 242.35 -3.53 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 103.25 103.55 103.80 10.84 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 6901.34 6908.97 6908.97 1.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 100.70 101.03 102.97 10.92 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.30 2.80 550.80 -2.50 percent [+]
Producer Prices 107.60 106.20 107.60 95.30 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 102.60 100.60 116.80 84.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 100.20 99.20 112.40 89.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 4.40 3.70 15.90 -10.90 percent [+]
Food Inflation 2.50 3.30 2223.90 -15.80 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 15516.50 15409.20 15516.50 75.63 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 7828.60 8068.25 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.10 3.70 2019.50 -2.60 1996 - 2018 percent Monthly
1995=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 48.00 Nov/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.05 Nov/18
Canada 2.40 Oct/18
China 2.20 Nov/18
Euro Area 2.00 Nov/18
France 1.90 Nov/18
Germany 2.30 Nov/18
India 2.33 Nov/18
Indonesia 3.23 Nov/18
Italy 1.60 Nov/18
Japan 1.40 Oct/18
Mexico 4.72 Nov/18
Netherlands 2.00 Nov/18
Russia 3.80 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 2.40 Oct/18
Singapore 0.70 Oct/18
South Africa 5.20 Nov/18
South Korea 2.00 Nov/18
Spain 1.70 Nov/18
Switzerland 0.90 Nov/18
Turkey 21.62 Nov/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.20 Nov/18


Related

Latest