Consumer prices in Burundi declined to 5.6 percent year-on-year in September of 2018, following a 2.3 percent fall in August. It was the biggest decrease in consumer prices since March of 1999, as cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages dropped further (-15.6 percent from -10.8 percent in August). Also, prices slowed for housing and utilities (11.1 percent from 13.2 percent) and fell for education (-0.3 percent from 34.1 percent). Meanwhile, cost rose at a faster pace for transport (9.4 percent from 7.4 percent); furnishings and housing equipment (5.7 percent from 5.5 percent); clothing and footwear (6.9 percent from 6.4 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (10.6 percent from 8.2 percent); recreation and culture (4.2 percent from 3.5 percent) and health (10.7 percent from 8.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 1.8 percent, after declining 1.1 percent in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Burundi averaged 11.18 percent from 1974 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 44.93 percent in May of 1997 and a record low of -6.27 percent in October of 1985.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-27 03:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY -0.8% -0.4% 0.1%
2018-09-19 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -2.3% -0.8% -0.6%
2018-10-16 10:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY -5.6% -2.3% -1.5%
2018-11-15 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY -5.6% -3.5%
2018-12-14 12:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 0.1%


Burundi Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -5.60 -2.30 44.93 -6.27 percent [+]
Food Inflation -15.60 -10.80 34.10 -15.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -1.80 -1.10 6.80 -2.30 percent [+]
Producer Prices 140.10 134.40 179.60 108.00 [+]
Import Prices 88.18 93.59 100.88 81.53 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 130.27 136.25 139.38 85.05 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 109.10 111.10 117.60 79.30 index points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 118.90 118.60 121.30 6.70 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 119.10 116.70 119.10 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-5.60 -2.30 44.93 -6.27 1974 - 2018 percent Monthly




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Argentina 40.30 Sep/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.56 Oct/18
Canada 2.20 Sep/18
China 2.50 Oct/18
Euro Area 2.20 Oct/18
France 2.20 Oct/18
Germany 2.50 Oct/18
India 3.31 Oct/18
Indonesia 3.16 Oct/18
Italy 1.60 Oct/18
Japan 1.20 Sep/18
Mexico 4.90 Oct/18
Netherlands 2.10 Oct/18
Russia 3.50 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 2.10 Sep/18
Singapore 0.70 Sep/18
South Africa 4.90 Sep/18
South Korea 2.00 Oct/18
Spain 2.30 Oct/18
Switzerland 1.10 Oct/18
Turkey 25.24 Oct/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.50 Oct/18


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