Cost of food in Jamaica increased 6.90 percent in March of 2020 over the same month in the previous year.

Food Inflation in Jamaica averaged 10.01 percent from 2008 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 35 percent in July of 2008 and a record low of 0.10 percent in November of 2016. This page provides - Jamaica Food Inflation- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jamaica Food Inflation - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020.

Food Inflation in Jamaica is expected to be 6.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Food Inflation in Jamaica to stand at 6.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jamaica Food Inflation is projected to trend around 5.10 percent in 2021 and 4.80 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Jamaica Food Inflation

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.90 8.20 35.00 0.10 2008 - 2020 percent Monthly

Jamaica Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.90 5.10 26.49 1.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.20 3.30 -1.10 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 106.10 105.90 106.10 20.13 points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 104.80 106.70 259.10 96.30 points [+]
Cpi Transportation 100.00 100.10 217.03 99.60 points [+]
Food Inflation 6.90 8.20 35.00 0.10 percent [+]