Colombia Inflation Rate  1955-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Colombia rose 3.87 percent year-on-year in August of 2017, accelerating from a 3.40 percent increase in July and above market expectations of a 3.83 percent gain. Prices rose at a faster pace for: housing (4.36 percent vs 4.05 percent in July); food (1.69 percent vs 0.20 percent); communication (6.53 percent vs 6.48 percent), and recreation (4.04 percent vs 3.88 percent). Prices increased at a slower pace for : transport (3.91 percent vs 4.24 percent); education (7.40 percent vs 7.47 percent); clothing and footwear (2.64 percent vs 2.92 percent), and health (6.80 percent vs 7.16 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.14 percent, compared to a 0.05 percent fall in July while market expected a 0.1 percent rise. Inflation Rate in Colombia averaged 14.48 percent from 1955 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 41.65 percent in June of 1977 and a record low of -0.87 percent in July of 1955.

Colombia Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-06 12:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.99% 4.37% 4.03% 4.3%
2017-08-05 05:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.40% 3.99% 3.56% 3.6%
2017-09-06 12:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.87% 3.40% 3.83% 3.7%
2017-10-06 12:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.87% 3.3%
2017-11-06 05:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.3%
2017-12-06 12:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.6%


Colombia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.87 3.40 41.65 -0.87 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.14 -0.05 7.10 -1.49 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 137.99 137.80 137.99 0.03 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 141.31 141.13 141.31 52.28 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 5.00 5.22 9.83 2.66 percent [+]
Producer Prices 107.70 107.10 120.67 60.18 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.69 0.20 35.59 -0.54 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 0.52 -1.18 15.64 -4.09 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 140.72 140.10 140.72 0.07 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 127.61 127.58 127.61 44.63 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 98.83 98.45 108.84 0.18 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 113.96 114.97 120.05 0.32 Index Points [+]


Colombia Inflation Rate

In Colombia, the three main components of the consumer price index are: Housing (30.1 percent of the total weight); Food (28.1 percent) and Transports (15.2 percent). Other Expenses account for 6.4 percent; Education for 5.7 percent and Clothing for 5.2 percent. Others include: Communications (3.7 percent); Leisure (3.1 percent) and Health Care (2.4 percent). The national index has a base of 100 as of 2008. The CPI covers the urban population of 24 capital city departments, including some metropolitan areas, which account for the largest population registered in the country and have the most dynamic economic environment in comparison to the remaining cities of the country. This page provides - Colombia Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Colombia Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.87 3.40 41.65 -0.87 1955 - 2017 percent Monthly
2008=100




inflation rate by Country

Last
Australia 1.90 Jun/17
Brazil 2.46 Aug/17
Canada 1.20 Jul/17
China 1.80 Aug/17
Euro Area 1.50 Aug/17
France 0.90 Aug/17
Germany 1.80 Aug/17
India 3.36 Aug/17
Indonesia 3.82 Aug/17
Italy 1.20 Aug/17
Japan 0.40 Jul/17
Mexico 6.66 Aug/17
Netherlands 1.40 Aug/17
Russia 3.30 Aug/17
South Korea 2.60 Aug/17
Spain 1.60 Aug/17
Switzerland 0.50 Aug/17
Turkey 10.68 Aug/17
United Kingdom 2.90 Aug/17
United States 1.90 Aug/17