Consumer prices in Bulgaria increased 3.2 percent in February 2019, accelerating from a 3.0 percent rise in the prior month. Prices rose faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (5.0 percent v 3.6 percent in January) and for restaurants & hotels (4.6 percent vs 4.4 percent) while cost declined less for transport (-0.4 percent vs -1.6 percent). Meanwhile, prices increased at a softer pace for housing & utilities (4.7 percent vs 4.9 percent); health (0.4 percent vs 0.5 percent); recreation & culture (6.1 percent vs 8.3 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (2.0 percent vs 3.0 percent) and for miscellaneous goods & services (3.4 percent vs 3.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.5 percent, the same as in January. Inflation Rate in Bulgaria averaged 64.20 percent from 1996 until 2019, 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 2.50 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 2.30 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
2018-12-12 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.1% 3.7% 3.3%
2019-01-15 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.7% 3.1% 3.0%
2019-02-15 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.0% 2.7% 2.9%
2019-03-13 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.2% 3.0% 2.7%
2019-04-15 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.2% 2.5%
2019-05-15 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-06-14 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Bulgaria Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.20 3.00 2019.50 -2.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50 0.50 242.35 -3.53 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 103.73 103.26 103.80 10.84 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 6975.42 6935.95 6975.42 1.51 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.43 101.52 102.97 10.92 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.80 2.00 550.80 -2.50 percent [+]
Producer Prices 106.00 106.40 107.60 95.30 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 104.10 102.60 116.80 84.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 101.50 100.20 112.40 89.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.40 2.70 15.90 -10.90 percent [+]
Food Inflation 5.00 3.60 2223.90 -15.80 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 15631.61 15629.07 15631.61 75.63 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 7566.41 7406.70 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 March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.20 3.00 2019.50 -2.60 1996 - 2019 percent Monthly
1995=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 50.70 Feb/19
Australia 1.80 Dec/18
Brazil 3.89 Feb/19
Canada 1.40 Jan/19
China 1.50 Feb/19
Euro Area 1.50 Feb/19
France 1.30 Feb/19
Germany 1.50 Feb/19
India 2.57 Feb/19
Indonesia 2.57 Feb/19
Italy 1.00 Feb/19
Japan 0.20 Jan/19
Mexico 3.94 Feb/19
Netherlands 2.60 Feb/19
Russia 5.20 Feb/19
Saudi Arabia -2.20 Feb/19
Singapore 0.40 Jan/19
South Africa 4.10 Feb/19
South Korea 0.50 Feb/19
Spain 1.10 Feb/19
Switzerland 0.60 Feb/19
Turkey 19.67 Feb/19
United Kingdom 1.90 Feb/19
United States 1.50 Feb/19


Related

Latest