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

Consumer prices in Colombia jumped 4.05 percent year-on-year in October of 2017, up from 3.97 percent in September but below consensus expectations of 4.13 percent. The components rising the most in October were: education (7.4 percent), health (6.3 percent), other goods & services (6.1 percent), communications (5.2 percent), and recreation (4.8 percent). In contrast, those increasing the least were: clothing (2.1 percent) and food (2.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.02 percent (vs 0.04 percent in September). Inflation Rate in Colombia averaged 14.45 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 3.97% 3.87% 4.1% 4%
2017-11-04 05:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.05% 3.97% 4.09% 3.3%
2017-12-06 12:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4.05% 2.6%


Colombia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.05 3.97 41.65 -0.87 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.02 0.04 7.10 -1.49 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 138.07 138.05 138.07 0.03 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 141.58 141.46 141.58 52.28 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.73 4.87 9.83 2.66 percent [+]
Producer Prices 109.04 108.17 120.67 60.18 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.51 2.22 35.59 -0.54 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.73 1.19 15.64 -4.09 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 141.51 141.21 141.51 0.07 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 127.84 127.80 127.84 44.63 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 102.74 100.18 108.84 0.18 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 113.82 113.25 120.05 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.05 3.97 41.65 -0.87 1955 - 2017 percent Monthly
2008=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
Brazil 2.70 Oct/17
Canada 1.40 Oct/17
China 1.90 Oct/17
Euro Area 1.40 Oct/17
France 1.10 Oct/17
Germany 1.60 Oct/17
India 3.58 Oct/17
Indonesia 3.58 Oct/17
Italy 1.00 Oct/17
Japan 0.70 Sep/17
Mexico 6.37 Oct/17
Netherlands 1.30 Oct/17
Russia 2.70 Oct/17
South Korea 1.80 Oct/17
Spain 1.60 Oct/17
Switzerland 0.70 Oct/17
Turkey 11.90 Oct/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Oct/17
United States 2.00 Oct/17