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

Consumer prices in Bulgaria increased 3.0 percent year-on-year in November of 2017, up from a 2.5 percent rise in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since February 2013, boosted mainly by a rise in the cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages (4.9 percent from 4.2 percent); housing and utilities (5.3 percent from 4.7 percent) and transport (3.3 percent from 1.9 percent). Also, prices increased faster for restaurants and hotels (3.1 percent from 3.0 percent); health (0.4 percent from 0.3 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (0.5 percent from 0.3 percent) and furnishings (0.4 percent from 0.1 percent). In contrast, prices declined further for clothing and footwear (-0.8 percent from -0.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.4 percent, edging down from a 0.6 percent increase in October. Inflation Rate in Bulgaria averaged 67.69 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
2017-10-13 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 1.4% 1.7%
2017-11-14 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.5% 2.1% 2.3%
2017-12-14 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.0% 2.5% 2.6%
2018-01-15 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.0%
2018-02-15 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2018-03-14 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Bulgaria Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.00 2.50 2019.50 -2.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.60 242.35 -3.53 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 99.94 99.81 103.80 10.84 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 6693.73 6664.99 6752.95 1.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 98.40 98.31 102.97 10.92 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.10 -0.20 550.80 -2.50 percent [+]
Producer Prices 111.50 111.00 116.49 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 5.60 5.70 15.90 -10.90 percent [+]
Food Inflation 4.90 4.20 2206.90 -15.06 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 14809.81 14738.54 14809.81 75.63 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 7476.37 7391.34 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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.00 2.50 2019.50 -2.60 1996 - 2017 percent Monthly
1995=100, NSA




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
Brazil 2.80 Nov/17
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Germany 1.80 Nov/17
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Japan 0.20 Oct/17
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