Dominican Republic Inflation Rate  1984-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Consumer prices in Dominican Republic increased 3.80% year-on-year in September of 2017, accelerating from a 3.18% rise in the previous month. It is the highest inflation rate since December of 2013, as prices advanced faster for: food and non-alcoholic beverages (3.67% compared to 2.15%); transport (6.23% compared to 6.11%); housing and utilities (6.52% compared to 5.90%); restaurants and hotels (1.96% compared to 1.91%); furnishings and household equipments (0.83% compared to 0.69%); health (3.64% compared to 3.58%); education (5.09% compared to 4.30%) and alcoholic beverages (6.29% compared to 4.19%). Meanwhile, cost rose less for: miscellaneous goods and services (2.82% compared to 2.95%) and recreation and culture (1.03% compared to 1.16%). In contrast, cost fell for clothing and footwear (-4.40% compared to -4.38%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.64% after increasing 0.57% in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Dominican Republic averaged 14.57 percent from 1984 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 82.49 percent in February of 1991 and a record low of -1.57 percent in September of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-15 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 2.54% 2.55% 2.33%
2017-09-15 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.18% 2.54% 2.40%
2017-10-17 01:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.80% 3.18% 3.2%
2017-11-15 05:40 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.80% 3.2%
2017-12-15 07:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.5%


Dominican Republic Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.80 3.18 82.49 -1.57 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 125.95 125.15 125.95 1.62 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.64 0.57 11.54 -3.28 percent [+]
Gdp Deflator 150.90 150.70 150.90 98.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 3.67 2.15 94.54 -9.87 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 121.61 120.77 126.63 18.64 Index Points [+]


Dominican Republic Inflation Rate

In Dominican Republic, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (25.1 percent of total weight). Transport accounts for 18 percent; Housing and Utilities for 11.6 percent; Restaurants and Hotels for 8.5 percent; Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 7.5 percent and Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance for 6.5 percent. Health; Clothing and Footwear; Recreation and Culture; Education; Communication and Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco account for the remaining 22.8 percent of total weight. This page provides - Dominican Republic Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Dominican Republic Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.80 3.18 82.49 -1.57 1984 - 2017 percent Monthly
2010=100




inflation rate by Country

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Australia 1.90 Jun/17
Brazil 2.54 Sep/17
Canada 1.40 Aug/17
China 1.60 Sep/17
Euro Area 1.50 Sep/17
France 1.00 Sep/17
Germany 1.80 Sep/17
India 3.28 Sep/17
Indonesia 3.72 Sep/17
Italy 1.10 Sep/17
Japan 0.70 Aug/17
Mexico 6.35 Sep/17
Netherlands 1.50 Sep/17
Russia 3.00 Sep/17
South Korea 2.10 Sep/17
Spain 1.80 Sep/17
Switzerland 0.70 Sep/17
Turkey 11.20 Sep/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Sep/17
United States 2.20 Sep/17