Ecuador Inflation Rate  1970-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Ecuador decreased 0.20 percent year-on-year in December of 2017, easing from a 0.22 percent fall in the previous month. It was the fourth straight month of deflation. Prices declined softer for: food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.20 percent compared to -0.43 percent in November), namely bread and cereals and meat; furniture and housewares (-1.40 percent compared to -1.48 percent) and clothing and footwear (-4.17 percent compared to -5.52 percent). In addition, prices advanced at a faster pace for: housing and utilities (1.64 percent compared to 1.53 percent) and communications (0.55 percent compared to 0.44 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer increased 0.18 percent, after a 0.27 percent drop in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Ecuador averaged 21.94 percent from 1970 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 107.87 percent in September of 2000 and a record low of -2.67 percent in April of 1970.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-09 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY -0.09% -0.03% 0.20%
2017-12-07 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY -0.22% -0.09% -0.1%
2018-01-05 02:50 PM Inflation Rate YoY -0.20% -0.22% -0.20%
2018-02-05 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY -0.20% 0%
2018-03-05 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 0.20%
2018-04-05 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 0.40%


Ecuador Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.20 -0.22 107.87 -2.67 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 105.00 104.82 106.17 0.01 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 103.50 102.47 104.60 11.10 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.29 0.26 155.94 -5.77 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.18 -0.27 14.33 -3.84 percent [+]
Food Inflation -0.20 -0.43 20.55 -0.70 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 113.98 113.58 113.98 76.41 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 106.32 106.33 106.36 79.77 Index Points [+]


Ecuador Inflation Rate

In Ecuador, the main components of the consumer price index are: Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (25.1 percent of the total weight); Transport (13.6 percent); Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuels (10.2 percent) and Clothing and Footwear (9 percent). Restaurants and Hotels account for 6.8 percent; Education for 6.78 percent; Furniture and Household Equipment for 6.1 percent and Health Care for 6 percent. Others include: Leisure and Culture (5.9 percent); Other Goods and Services (5.2 percent); Communications (4.4 percent) and Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco and Narcotics (0.9 percent). The national index has a base of 100 as of 2004. The CPI reflects the prices and spending patterns registered in eight representative cities: Quito, Guayaquil, Cuenca, Machala, Esmeraldas, Manta, Ambato and Loja, which account for 67.44 percent of the urban population of the country. This page provides the latest reported value for - Ecuador Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Ecuador Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.20 -0.22 107.87 -2.67 1970 - 2017 percent Monthly
2014=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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