Annual inflation rate in Israel came in at 1.2% in November of 2018, the same as in each of the previous three months. Higher prices of food (2.3% from 1.8% in October), namely vegetables and fruits (9.1% from 4.7%) were offset by a slowdown in cost of housing (2.1% from 2.2%); transport (1.9% from 2.3%); education, culture entertainment (0.5% from 0.8%) and dwelling maintenance (1.1% from 1.3%). Meanwhile, prices showed no growth for miscellaneous goods & services, compared to a 0.1% gain in October and cost continued to decline for communication (-4.2% from -4.4%); health (-0.3%, the same as in October); furniture & household equipment (-2.1% from -1.6%) and clothing & footwear (-1.9% from -2.1%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.3%, slightly below market expectations of a 0.2% drop and after a 0.3% increase in October Inflation Rate in Israel averaged 29.09 percent from 1952 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 486.23 percent in November of 1984 and a record low of -2.74 percent in March of 2004.

Inflation Rate in Israel is expected to be 0.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Israel to stand at 1.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Israel Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-14 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 1.4% 1.2% 1.5%
2018-10-15 03:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 1.2% 1.1% 1.2%
2018-11-15 04:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 1.2% 1.1% 1.3%
2018-12-14 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 1.2% 1.3% 1.1%
2019-01-15 04:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 0.80%
2019-02-15 04:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-03-15 04:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY


Israel Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.20 1.20 486.23 -2.74 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.50 101.80 101.80 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.10 101.40 101.40 83.22 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.00 1.00 5.22 -0.70 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 102.63 101.73 102.63 61.25 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 95.10 95.80 102.90 26.92 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 111.90 110.00 116.70 66.90 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 103.00 101.40 116.90 66.10 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 1.10 1.20 13.10 -1.70 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.30 0.30 27.50 -4.80 percent [+]
Food Inflation 2.30 1.80 496.60 -3.60 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 105.10 105.30 105.30 0.18 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 100.50 101.30 111.31 0.35 Index Points [+]


Israel Inflation Rate

In Israel, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Housing (25.2 percent of the total weight) and Transport and Communication (20.6 percent). Food accounts for 16.5 percent; Education, Culture and Entertainment for 11.7 percent and Dwelling Maintenance for 9.7 percent. Others include: Health (5.2 percent); Miscellaneous Goods and Services (4.3 percent); Furniture and Household Equipment (3.7 percent) and Clothing and Footwear (3.1 percent). The national index has a base of 100 as of 2012. This page provides the latest reported value for - Israel Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Israel Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.20 1.20 486.23 -2.74 1952 - 2018 percent Monthly
2012=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 48.00 Nov/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.05 Nov/18
Canada 2.40 Oct/18
China 2.20 Nov/18
Euro Area 2.00 Nov/18
France 1.90 Nov/18
Germany 2.30 Nov/18
India 2.33 Nov/18
Indonesia 3.23 Nov/18
Italy 1.60 Nov/18
Japan 1.40 Oct/18
Mexico 4.72 Nov/18
Netherlands 2.00 Nov/18
Russia 3.80 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 2.40 Oct/18
Singapore 0.70 Oct/18
South Africa 5.20 Nov/18
South Korea 2.00 Nov/18
Spain 1.70 Nov/18
Switzerland 0.90 Nov/18
Turkey 21.62 Nov/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.20 Nov/18


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