Consumer prices in Burundi dropped 0.6 percent year-on-year in August 2019, following a 2.6 percent decline in the previous month. It was the nineteenth month of deflation, though at the softest pace since June 2018. Prices decreased less for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-2.9 percent vs -6.2 percent in July), namely due to vegetables (-8.2 percent vs -11.8 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (-0.7 percent vs -2.5 percent) and restaurants & hotels (-2.5 percent vs -2.6 percent). Moreover, cost went up faster for clothing & footwear (4.0 percent vs 2.1 percent); furnishings (4.3 percent vs 3.5 percent); health (3.2 percent vs 1.9 percent); transport (2.0 percent vs 1.8 percent); recreation & culture (8.3 percent vs 3.8 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (2.1 percent vs 1.7 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.8 percent, after a 0.6 percent increase in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Burundi averaged 10.89 percent from 1974 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 44.93 percent in May of 1997 and a record low of -8.40 percent in October of 2018.

Inflation Rate in Burundi is expected to be -0.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Burundi to stand at 2.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Burundi Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 3.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-17 07:55 AM Inflation Rate YoY May -2.4% -2.2% -1.7%
2019-07-23 12:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Jun -4% -2.4% -2.0%
2019-09-06 08:55 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jul -2.6% -4% -2.0%
2019-09-23 07:10 AM Inflation Rate YoY Aug -0.6% -2.6% -2.3%
2019-10-21 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY Sep -0.6% -2.0%
2019-11-15 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Oct -2.3%
2019-12-13 12:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Nov -3.1%


Burundi Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.60 -2.60 44.93 -8.40 percent [+]
Food Inflation -2.90 -6.20 34.10 -19.90 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.80 0.60 6.80 -2.60 percent [+]
Producer Prices 140.10 134.40 179.60 108.00 [+]
Import Prices 93.59 90.70 100.88 81.53 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 96.20 108.55 139.38 85.05 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 110.40 109.50 117.60 79.30 index points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 120.40 122.20 124.20 6.70 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 119.00 119.50 119.70 87.20 Index Points [+]


Burundi Inflation Rate

In Burundi, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Burundi Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Burundi Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.60 -2.60 44.93 -8.40 1974 - 2019 percent Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 53.50 Sep/19
Australia 1.60 Jun/19
Brazil 2.89 Sep/19
Canada 1.90 Sep/19
China 3.00 Sep/19
Euro Area 0.80 Sep/19
France 0.90 Sep/19
Germany 1.20 Sep/19
India 3.99 Sep/19
Indonesia 3.39 Sep/19
Italy 0.30 Sep/19
Japan 0.20 Sep/19
Mexico 3.00 Sep/19
Netherlands 2.60 Sep/19
Russia 4.00 Sep/19
Saudi Arabia -0.70 Sep/19
Singapore 0.50 Aug/19
South Africa 4.30 Aug/19
South Korea -0.40 Sep/19
Spain 0.10 Sep/19
Switzerland 0.10 Sep/19
Turkey 9.26 Sep/19
United Kingdom 1.70 Sep/19
United States 1.70 Sep/19


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