Dominican Republic Inflation Rate  1984-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The consumer price index in Dominican Republic rose 4.20 percent year-on-year in December of 2017, up from a 4.14 percent increase in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since October of 2013, as prices continued to climb for: food & non-alcoholic beverages (5.52 percent vs 5.22 percent in November); transport (5.25 percent vs 5.18 percent) and furniture (1.02 percent vs 0.99 percent). Meantime, cost fell less for clothing & footwear (-4.14 percent vs -4.53 percent). On the other hand, inflation was steady for education (at 5.06 percent) while eased for housing (5.85 percent vs 6.78 percent); restaurants & hotels (2.07 percent vs 2.13 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (3.07 percent vs 3.09 percent) and health (3.35 percent vs 3.56 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 0.96 percent, following a 0.76 percent rise in November. Inflation Rate in Dominican Republic averaged 14.49 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
2017-11-15 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.48% 3.8% 3.6%
2017-12-15 07:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.14% 3.48% 3.3%
2018-01-15 02:10 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.20% 4.14% 4.40%
2018-02-15 01:25 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.20% 4.30%
2018-03-15 01:40 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.40%
2018-04-16 01:45 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.50%


Dominican Republic Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.20 4.14 82.49 -1.57 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 128.14 126.91 128.14 1.62 Index Points [+]
Gdp Deflator 151.50 150.90 151.50 98.00 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.97 0.76 11.54 -3.28 percent [+]
Food Inflation 5.52 5.22 94.54 -9.87 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 124.27 123.31 126.63 18.64 Index Points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 122.21 122.06 122.21 25.47 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.20 4.14 82.49 -1.57 1984 - 2017 percent Monthly
2010=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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