Chile Inflation Rate  1951-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Chile's consumer prices rose 2.3 percent year-on-year in December of 2017, after an 1.9 percent increase in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since May, driven by higher prices of food (2.5 percent vs 1.6 percent in November) and housing & utilities (4.1 percent vs 4 percent). Also, cost rose for: miscellaneous goods & services (2.2 percent vs 1 percent); household equipment (1.3 percent vs 1 percent); recreation & culture (2.2 percent vs 1.5 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (6.8 percent vs 6.2 percent) and remained flat for transport (from -0.1 percent). Conversely, prices eased for restaurants & hotels (3.9 percent vs 4.2 percent) while fell further for clothing & footwear (-6 percent vs -5.7 percent). Annual core inflation rate rose 1.9 percent in December of 2017, up from 1.8 percent in the previous month. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.1 percent, the same pace as in November and slightly below market expectations of a 0.18 percent gain. Inflation Rate in Chile averaged 42.08 percent from 1951 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 746.30 percent in April of 1974 and a record low of -3.40 percent in November of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-08 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 1.5% 1.70%
2017-12-07 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 1.9% 2.0%
2018-01-08 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.3% 1.9% 1.90%
2018-02-08 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.3% 2.60%
2018-03-08 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.90%
2018-04-06 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.10%


Chile Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.30 1.90 746.30 -3.40 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 116.46 116.29 116.46 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 116.91 116.82 116.92 2.96 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.90 1.80 37.70 -2.90 percent [+]
Export Prices 91.80 86.90 129.40 40.80 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 84.95 84.51 106.31 66.62 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.50 1.60 10.20 -0.40 percent [+]
Producer Prices 112.46 111.28 145.92 85.21 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 9.70 15.00 38.90 -13.21 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 107.19 105.76 108.47 98.60 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.10 87.58 -6.54 percent [+]
Gdp Deflator 118.10 118.70 118.70 98.50 Index Points [+]


Chile Inflation Rate

In Chile, the main components of the consumer price index are: Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (19 percent of the total weight); Transportation (14.5 percent) and Housing, Water, Electricity and Other Fuels (13.8 percent). Education account for 8 percent; Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 7.2 percent and Furniture and Household Equipment and Conservation for 7 percent. Others include: Leisure and Culture (6.7 percent); Health (6.4 percent); Communications (5 percent); Clothing and Footwear (4.5 percent); Restaurants and Hotels (4.4 percent) and Alcoholic Beverages, Narcotics and Tobacco (3.3 percent). The national index has a base of 100 as of 2013. The CPI reflects the prices and spending patterns registered in the regional capitals and suburban areas of the fifteen regions of the country. This page provides - Chile Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Chile Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.30 1.90 746.30 -3.40 1951 - 2017 percent Monthly
2013=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
Brazil 2.95 Dec/17
Canada 2.10 Nov/17
China 1.80 Dec/17
Euro Area 1.40 Dec/17
France 1.20 Dec/17
Germany 1.70 Dec/17
India 5.21 Dec/17
Indonesia 3.61 Dec/17
Italy 0.90 Dec/17
Japan 0.60 Nov/17
Mexico 6.77 Dec/17
Netherlands 1.30 Dec/17
Russia 2.50 Dec/17
South Korea 1.50 Dec/17
Spain 1.10 Dec/17
Switzerland 0.80 Dec/17
Turkey 11.92 Dec/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Dec/17
United States 2.10 Dec/17


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