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

The annual inflation rate in Dominican Republic eased to 3.87 percent in August 2018 from 4.43 percent in the prior month. It was the lowest inflation rate since February, mainly due to slowing prices of: food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.32 percent vs 4.24 percent in July); transport (7.29 percent vs 7.73 percent); housing (4.51 percent vs 6.47 percent). Also, cost rose less for: restaurants & hotels (2.16 percent vs 2.19 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (2.82 percent vs 2.86 percent); health (3.36 percent vs 3.52 percent); education (5.00 percent vs 5.06 percent) and communications (4.49 percent vs 5.67 percent). In contrast, inflation quickened for recreation & culture (2.27 percent vs 2.09 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (6.71 percent vs 6.59 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.03 percent, following a 0.02 percent drop in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Dominican Republic averaged 14.29 percent from 1984 until 2018, 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
2018-07-16 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.63% 4.47% 4.7%
2018-08-15 01:45 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.43% 4.63% 4.80%
2018-09-17 01:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.87% 4.43% 4.4%
2018-10-15 01:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.87% 3.7%
2018-11-15 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.7%
2018-12-17 07:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.9%


Dominican Republic Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.87 4.43 82.49 -1.57 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 129.99 129.95 129.99 1.62 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 4.57 4.46 11.60 2.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.03 -0.02 11.54 -3.28 percent [+]
Gdp Deflator 158.20 153.40 158.20 98.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 3.32 4.24 94.54 -9.87 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 124.36 123.76 124.36 25.47 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 129.57 129.11 129.57 18.64 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 126.76 126.40 126.76 34.34 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.59 2.61 58.13 0.46 percent [+]


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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.87 4.43 82.49 -1.57 1984 - 2018 percent Monthly
2010=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Argentina 34.40 Aug/18
Australia 2.10 Jun/18
Brazil 4.19 Aug/18
Canada 2.80 Aug/18
China 2.30 Aug/18
Euro Area 2.00 Aug/18
France 2.30 Aug/18
Germany 2.00 Aug/18
India 3.69 Aug/18
Indonesia 3.20 Aug/18
Italy 1.60 Aug/18
Japan 1.30 Aug/18
Mexico 4.90 Aug/18
Netherlands 2.30 Aug/18
Russia 3.10 Aug/18
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Jul/18
Singapore 0.70 Aug/18
South Africa 4.90 Aug/18
South Korea 1.40 Aug/18
Spain 2.20 Aug/18
Switzerland 1.20 Aug/18
Turkey 17.90 Aug/18
United Kingdom 2.70 Aug/18
United States 2.70 Aug/18


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