Burundi Inflation Rate  1974-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Burundi decreased 2.6 percent year-on-year in March of 2018, following a 1.3 percent drop in the previous period. It was the biggest fall in consumer prices since January of 2016 and the second straight month of deflation, as prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages declined further (-10.8 percent compared to -8.7 percent in February). Additionally, prices slowed for clothing and footwear (5.7 percent compared to 8.4 percent); housing and utilities (10.0 percent compared to 10.8 percent); furnishings and household equipment (7.4 percent compared to 9.0 percent) and transportation (11.5 percent compared to 13.1 percent). Meanwhile, cost rose faster for alcoholic beverages and tobacco (6.7 percent compared to 5.1 percent); restaurant and hotels (6.2 percent compared to 5.3 percent) and miscellaneous goods and services (8.7 percent compared to 7.6 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.4 percent, after dropping 0.7 percent in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Burundi averaged 11.33 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
2017-11-27 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 17.6% 15.3% 13.3%
2017-12-26 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 15.3% 17.6% 18.2%
2018-04-17 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY -2.6% -1.3%
2018-09-25 11:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.80%
2018-10-25 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 6.40%
2018-11-27 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 7%


Burundi Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -2.60 -1.30 44.93 -6.27 percent [+]
Food Inflation -10.80 -8.70 34.10 -10.80 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 117.70 115.00 117.70 6.70 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 112.90 113.40 117.60 79.30 index points [+]
CPI Transportation 116.00 115.60 116.00 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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.60 -1.30 44.93 -6.27 1974 - 2018 percent Monthly
2013=100, NSA




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Dec/17
Brazil 2.68 Mar/18
Canada 2.30 Mar/18
China 2.10 Mar/18
Euro Area 1.30 Mar/18
France 1.60 Mar/18
Germany 1.60 Mar/18
India 4.28 Mar/18
Indonesia 3.40 Mar/18
Italy 0.80 Mar/18
Japan 1.10 Mar/18
Mexico 5.04 Mar/18
Netherlands 1.00 Mar/18
Russia 2.40 Mar/18
South Korea 1.30 Mar/18
Spain 1.20 Mar/18
Switzerland 0.80 Mar/18
Turkey 10.23 Mar/18
United Kingdom 2.50 Mar/18
United States 2.40 Mar/18


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