Annual inflation rate in Israel increased to 0.6 percent in August 2019 from 0.5 percent in the previous month, in line with market expectations. Cost rebounded for food (1.1 percent vs -0.1 percent in July) and prices continued to increase for housing (2.2 percent, the same as in July); education, culture & entertainment (1.3 percent, the same as in July); dwelling maintenance (1.9 percent vs 2 percent) and health (0.2 percent vs 0.3 percent). On the other hand, cost fell for clothing & footwear (-0.2 percent vs -0.7 percent); transport & communication (-1.5 percent vs -1.1 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (-0.4 percent vs 0.1 percent) and furniture & household equipment (-2 percent, the same as in July). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.2 percent, recovering from a 0.3 percent fall in July. Inflation Rate in Israel averaged 28.78 percent from 1952 until 2019, 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 0.60 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 0.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Israel Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-14 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY May 1.5% 1.3% 1.4% 1.2%
2019-07-15 03:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Jun 0.8% 1.5% 1.3%
2019-08-15 03:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Jul 0.5% 0.8% 0.8% 1.1%
2019-09-15 03:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Aug 0.6% 0.5% 0.6% 0.7%
2019-10-15 03:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 0.6% 0.6%
2019-11-15 04:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Oct 0.7%
2019-12-15 04:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Nov 0.6%


Israel Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.60 0.50 486.23 -2.74 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.00 100.80 101.70 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 100.90 101.20 101.70 82.64 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.70 1.10 5.22 -0.70 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 105.19 103.68 105.19 61.25 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 93.10 93.10 102.90 26.92 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 103.20 105.30 116.70 66.90 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 104.70 99.00 116.90 66.10 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 1.00 1.00 13.10 -1.70 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 -0.30 27.50 -4.80 percent [+]
Food Inflation 1.10 -0.10 496.60 -3.60 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 102.20 101.80 102.20 0.18 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 100.70 101.10 110.21 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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.60 0.50 486.23 -2.74 1952 - 2019 percent Monthly
2012=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 53.60 Aug/19
Australia 1.60 Jun/19
Brazil 3.43 Aug/19
Canada 1.90 Aug/19
China 2.80 Aug/19
Euro Area 1.00 Aug/19
France 1.00 Aug/19
Germany 1.40 Aug/19
India 3.21 Aug/19
Indonesia 3.49 Aug/19
Italy 0.40 Aug/19
Japan 0.50 Jul/19
Mexico 3.16 Aug/19
Netherlands 2.80 Aug/19
Russia 4.30 Aug/19
Saudi Arabia -1.30 Jul/19
Singapore 0.40 Jul/19
South Africa 4.30 Aug/19
South Korea 0.00 Aug/19
Spain 0.30 Aug/19
Switzerland 0.30 Aug/19
Turkey 15.01 Aug/19
United Kingdom 1.70 Aug/19
United States 1.70 Aug/19


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