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

Consumer prices in Dominican Republic increased 3.11 percent year-on-year in May of 2017, easing from a 3.51 percent rise in the previous month. It is the lowest inflation rate since January, as prices increased less for transport (6.74 percent vs 8.74 percent in April), housing and utilities (3.43 percent vs 3.90 percent), miscellaneous goods and services (2.85 percent vs 2.91 percent), furniture and household equipment (0.78 percent vs 0.84 percent), health (3.50 percent vs 3.58 percent), education (5.48 percent vs 5.51 percent) and communication (2.60 percent vs 3.26 percent). In addition, cost fell further for clothing and footwear (-3.99 percent vs -3.39 percent). In contrast, prices rose faster for food and non-alcoholic beverages (2.52 percent vs 2.49 percent), restaurants and hotels (1.61 percent vs 1.55 percent) and recreation and culture (0.62 percent vs 0.33 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices decreased 0.14 percent compared to a 0.27 percent increase in April. Inflation Rate in Dominican Republic averaged 14.69 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.

Dominican Republic Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-04-17 01:45 PM Mar 3.14% 3.34% 4.14%
2017-05-15 02:00 PM Apr 3.51% 3.14% 3.74%
2017-06-15 01:45 PM May 3.11% 3.51% 3.90%
2017-07-17 02:00 PM Jun 3.11% 2.68%
2017-08-15 02:00 PM Jul 2.54%
2017-09-15 02:00 PM Aug 2.32%




Dominican Republic Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.11 3.51 82.49 -1.57 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 124.15 124.33 124.33 1.62 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.14 0.27 11.54 -3.28 percent [+]
Food Inflation 2.52 2.49 94.54 -9.87 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 120.09 120.80 126.63 18.64 Index Points [+]


Dominican Republic Inflation Rate Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.11 3.51 82.49 -1.57 1984 - 2017 percent Monthly
2010=100



inflation rate by Country

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Australia 2.10 Mar/17
Brazil 3.60 May/17
Canada 1.30 May/17
China 1.50 May/17
Euro Area 1.40 May/17
France 0.80 May/17
Germany 1.50 May/17
India 2.18 May/17
Indonesia 4.33 May/17
Italy 1.40 May/17
Japan 0.40 Apr/17
Mexico 6.16 May/17
Netherlands 1.10 May/17
Russia 4.10 May/17
South Korea 2.00 May/17
Spain 1.90 May/17
Switzerland 0.50 May/17
Turkey 11.72 May/17
United Kingdom 2.90 May/17
United States 1.90 May/17