Consumer prices in Jordan edged down 0.3 percent year-on-year in January of 2021, from a 0.4 percent decrease in the prior month. Main downward pressure came from prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.77 vs -0.52 in December); clothing & footwear (-1.0 percent vs -1.1 percent); housing (-0.8 percent vs -0.9 percent); transportation (-3.0 percent vs -3.7 percent); and recreation & culture (-1.3 percent vs -0.7 percent). In contrast, prices increased at the same pace for health services (4.5 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (6.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent, from a 0.3 percent decrease in the previous month. source: Central Bank of Jordan

Inflation Rate in Jordan averaged 5 percent from 1977 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 32.91 percent in August of 1989 and a record low of -8.28 percent in December of 1994. This page provides the latest reported value for - Jordan Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Jordan Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2021.

Inflation Rate in Jordan 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 Jordan to stand at 2.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jordan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.20 percent in 2022 and 2.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Jordan Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.30 -0.40 32.91 -8.28 1977 - 2021 percent Monthly
2018=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-11-16 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Oct 0% 0.1% 0.1%
2020-12-17 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Nov 0.1% 0% 0.1%
2021-01-14 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Dec -0.4% 0.1% 0.2%
2021-02-25 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jan -0.3% -0.4% -0.5%
2021-03-17 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Feb -0.3% -0.6%
2021-04-20 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Mar
2021-05-20 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Apr
2021-06-22 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY May


News Stream
Jordan Consumer Deflation Eases in January
Consumer prices in Jordan edged down 0.3 percent year-on-year in January of 2021, from a 0.4 percent decrease in the prior month. Main downward pressure came from prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.77 vs -0.52 in December); clothing & footwear (-1.0 percent vs -1.1 percent); housing (-0.8 percent vs -0.9 percent); transportation (-3.0 percent vs -3.7 percent); and recreation & culture (-1.3 percent vs -0.7 percent). In contrast, prices increased at the same pace for health services (4.5 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (6.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent, from a 0.3 percent decrease in the previous month.
2021-02-25
Jordan Back to Deflation in December
Consumer prices in Jordan fell 0.4 percent year-on-year in December of 2020, the biggest drop in four months. Main declines were seen in cost of fuels and lighting (-10.8 percent), dried vegetables (-5.5 percent), meat and poultry (-5 percent) and transportation (-3.7 percent). In contrast, alcoholic beverages recorded the highest increase (21.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.3 percent.
2021-01-14
Jordan Consumer Prices Edge Up in November
Consumer prices in Jordan were up 0.1 percent year-on-year in November of 2020, after being flat in the previous month. Main upward pressure came from prices of alcoholic beverages & tobacco (6.2 percent, the same pace as in October); food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.4 percent vs 3.3 percent); health (4.6 percent vs 5 percent); restaurants & hotels (3.2 percent vs 3.1 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (2.2 percent vs 2 percent). In contrast, costs decreased mostly for transport (-3.6 percent, the same pace as in October) and recreation & culture (-0.8 percent vs -0.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.1 percent, following a 0.3 percent rise in the previous month.
2020-12-17
Jordan Consumer Prices Flat in October
Consumer prices in Jordan were unchanged in October of 2020, after increasing 0.1 percent in the prior month. Prices declined further for housing (-3.4 percent vs -3.2 percent in September); clothing & footwear (-2 percent vs -1.5 percent); transportation (-3.6 percent vs -2 percent) and recreation & culture (-0.9 percent, the same pace as in September). Meanwhile, inflation edged higher mostly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.3 percent vs 2.4 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (6.2 percent vs 6.1 percent) and health (5 percent vs 4.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3 percent, the same pace as in the previous month.
2020-11-16

Jordan Inflation Rate
In Jordan, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (33.4 percent of the total weight) and housing (22 percent). The index also includes: transport (13.6 percent); education (5.4 percent); alcoholic beverages, tobacco and cigarettes (4.4 percent); furnishings, housing appliances and equipment (4.0 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (3.8 percent); clothing and footwear (3.6 percent); health (2.2 percent) ; recreation and culture (2.2 percent); hotels, cafes and restaurants (1.8 percent) and communication (1.5 percent).