East Timor's annual inflation rate rose to 2.9 percent in September of 2018 from 2.7 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since January 2014, as prices increased faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.1 percent vs 1.8 percent in August); alcohol & tobacco (11.1 percent vs 10.7 percent); and transport (4.5 percent vs 3.9 percent). Additionally, cost of furnishings, household equipment & routine household maintenance fell at a softer pace (-0.1 percent vs -0.2 percent). On the other hand, prices eased for housing (1.4 percent vs 1.5 percent) and clothing & footwear (0.1 percent vs 0.5 percent). Also, inflation was steady for recreation & culture (at 0.6 percent, the same as in August). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.1 percent, following a 0.2 percent drop in the prior month. Inflation Rate in East Timor averaged 5.14 percent from 2004 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 18 percent in February of 2007 and a record low of -2.50 percent in August of 2009.

East Timor Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-27 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.5% 2.5% 2.1%
2018-09-26 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.7% 2.5% 2.2%
2018-10-25 01:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.9% 2.7% 1.9%
2018-11-22 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.9% 1.9%
2018-12-20 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2%


East Timor Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.90 2.70 18.00 -2.50 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 -0.20 1.30 -0.80 percent [+]
Food Inflation 2.10 1.80 47.84 -2.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 106.50 106.30 106.50 100.00 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 106.60 106.80 106.80 100.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.60 2.40 12.60 -1.90 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 102.70 102.70 104.30 100.00 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 92.60 92.40 100.40 88.20 Index Points [+]


East Timor Inflation Rate

In East Timor, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. The most important category in the Timor-Leste CPI is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (64 percent of the total weight), of which Rice (17 percent), Vegetables (15 percent) and Meat (8 percent). Other important categories are: Transport (6 percent); Clothing and Footwear (6 percent); Housing (6 percent); Alcohol and Tobacco (5 percent); and Furnishings, Household Equipment and Routine Household Maintenance (4 percent). The index also includes: Recreation and Culture (3 percent); Communication (2 percent); Education (2 percent); and Health (1 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - East Timor Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. East Timor Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.90 2.70 18.00 -2.50 2004 - 2018 percent Monthly
2012=100




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Argentina 40.30 Sep/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.56 Oct/18
Canada 2.20 Sep/18
China 2.50 Oct/18
Euro Area 2.20 Oct/18
France 2.20 Oct/18
Germany 2.50 Oct/18
India 3.31 Oct/18
Indonesia 3.16 Oct/18
Italy 1.60 Oct/18
Japan 1.20 Sep/18
Mexico 4.90 Oct/18
Netherlands 2.10 Oct/18
Russia 3.50 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 2.10 Sep/18
Singapore 0.70 Sep/18
South Africa 4.90 Sep/18
South Korea 2.00 Oct/18
Spain 2.30 Oct/18
Switzerland 1.10 Oct/18
Turkey 25.24 Oct/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.50 Oct/18


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