Consumer prices in Burundi fell 7.3 percent year-on-year in November of 2018, following a 8.4 percent decrease in the previous month. Cost food & non-alcoholic beverages declined at a softer pace (-18.4 percent from -19.9 percent in October) and prices rose further for transport (7.3 percent from 7.2 percent); clothing & footwear (6.2 percent from 5.5 percent); recreation & culture (5.0 percent from 3.9 percent); health (10.6 percent from 10.2 percent); education (2.8 percent from 0.6 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (9.4 percent from 6.6 percent). On the other hand, cost eased for housing & utilities (10.8 percent from 11.3 percent) and furnishings & housing equipment (5.7 percent from 5.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 1.2 percent, after dropping 1.4 percent in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Burundi averaged 11.11 percent from 1974 until 2018, 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 -6.00 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 1.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Burundi Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 6.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 -8.4% -5.6% -3.5%
2018-12-18 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -7.3% -8.4% -7%
2019-04-17 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY -4%
2019-07-17 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -2%
2019-08-27 03:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY


Burundi Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -7.30 -8.40 44.93 -8.40 percent [+]
Food Inflation -18.40 -19.90 34.10 -19.90 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.20 -1.40 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 108.90 107.60 117.60 79.30 index points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 120.50 119.30 121.30 6.70 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 119.40 119.60 119.60 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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-7.30 -8.40 44.93 -8.40 1974 - 2018 percent Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 47.10 Dec/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 3.75 Dec/18
Canada 2.00 Dec/18
China 1.90 Dec/18
Euro Area 1.60 Dec/18
France 1.60 Dec/18
Germany 1.70 Dec/18
India 2.19 Dec/18
Indonesia 3.13 Dec/18
Italy 1.10 Dec/18
Japan 0.30 Dec/18
Mexico 4.83 Dec/18
Netherlands 2.00 Dec/18
Russia 4.30 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Dec/18
Singapore 0.50 Dec/18
South Africa 4.50 Dec/18
South Korea 1.30 Dec/18
Spain 1.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 0.70 Dec/18
Turkey 20.30 Dec/18
United Kingdom 2.10 Dec/18
United States 1.90 Dec/18


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