Ecuador Inflation Rate  1970-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Ecuador fell 0.03 percent year-on-year in September of 2017, following a 0.28 percent increase in the previous month. It was the first drop in consumer prices since 1970. Prices went down for: food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.12 percent compared to 0.25 percent in August); alcoholic beverages and tobacco (-2.35 percent compared to -2.62 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (-2.61 percent compared to -1.51 percent); furniture and housewares (-1.84 percent compared to -1.75 percent); communications (-0.32 percent compared to -0.61 percent) and clothing and footwear (-4.78 percent compared to -4.60 percent). On the other hand, prices went up for: housing and utilities (1.68 percent compared to 1.71 percent); education (4.48 percent compared to 4.52 percent); restaurants and hotels (1.05 percent compared to 0.87 percent) and health (2.52 percent compared to 2.13 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.15 percent. Inflation Rate in Ecuador averaged 22.06 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.

Ecuador Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-04 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 0.10% 0.16% -0.22%
2017-09-06 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 0.28% 0.10% 0.10%
2017-10-06 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY -0.03% 0.28% 0.20%
2017-11-09 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY -0.03% 0.20%
2017-12-05 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 0.20%


Ecuador Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.03 0.28 107.87 -2.67 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 105.26 105.42 106.17 0.01 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 100.64 100.82 104.60 11.10 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.15 0.01 14.33 -3.84 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.15 -0.25 155.94 -5.77 percent [+]
Food Inflation -0.12 0.25 20.55 -0.70 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 113.61 113.50 113.61 76.41 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 106.29 106.36 106.61 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.03 0.28 107.87 -2.67 1970 - 2017 percent Monthly
2014=100




inflation rate by Country

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Australia 1.90 Jun/17
Brazil 2.54 Sep/17
Canada 1.60 Sep/17
China 1.60 Sep/17
Euro Area 1.50 Sep/17
France 1.00 Sep/17
Germany 1.80 Sep/17
India 3.28 Sep/17
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Italy 1.10 Sep/17
Japan 0.70 Aug/17
Mexico 6.35 Sep/17
Netherlands 1.50 Sep/17
Russia 3.00 Sep/17
South Korea 2.10 Sep/17
Spain 1.80 Sep/17
Switzerland 0.70 Sep/17
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United Kingdom 3.00 Sep/17
United States 2.20 Sep/17