Annual inflation rate in Jordan decreased to 4.4% in September of 2018 from 5.3% in the previous month. It was the smallest inflation rate since March, as prices slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.5% from 3.9% in August), namely meat & poultry (0.1% from 0.4%) and drinks (2.3% from 2.7%). Additionally, cost slowed for housing (4% from 4.1%), mainly due to home maintenance services (0.7% from 1.6%) and fuels & lightning (11.1% from 11.5%); transport (9.8% from 13.8%); miscellaneous goods & services (1.1% from 1.4%) and restaurant & hotels (7.7% from 7.8%). On the other hand, prices advanced faster for education (3.1% from 3%); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (13.8% from 13.6%); furniture & household equipment (1.7% from 1.6%) and recreation & culture (2.6% from 2.5%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.2%, after a 0.1% gain in August. Inflation Rate in Jordan averaged 5.28 percent from 1977 until 2018, 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-13 04:45 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.7% 5.1% 5.3%
2018-09-12 12:45 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.3% 5.7% 5.4%
2018-10-15 02:05 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.4% 5.3% 5.5%
2018-11-16 09:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4.4% 4.4%
2018-12-11 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4.3%


Jordan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.40 5.30 32.91 -8.28 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 125.30 125.50 125.50 14.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 122.70 122.00 173.40 59.10 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 239.90 262.30 347.70 96.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 349.90 354.10 463.80 113.70 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.18 0.20 6.04 -3.35 percent [+]
Food Inflation 2.60 4.20 29.30 -15.31 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 239.60 235.70 239.60 33.60 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 129.30 129.00 129.30 121.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.40 2.40 3.20 1.60 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 131.30 131.30 131.30 81.50 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 137.89 137.89 137.89 79.10 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 10.00 9.90 90.30 -35.40 percent [+]


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). 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.40 5.30 32.91 -8.28 1977 - 2018 percent Monthly
2010=100




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France 2.20 Oct/18
Germany 2.50 Oct/18
India 3.31 Oct/18
Indonesia 3.16 Oct/18
Italy 1.60 Oct/18
Japan 1.20 Sep/18
Mexico 4.90 Oct/18
Netherlands 2.10 Oct/18
Russia 3.50 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 2.10 Sep/18
Singapore 0.70 Sep/18
South Africa 4.90 Sep/18
South Korea 2.00 Oct/18
Spain 2.30 Oct/18
Switzerland 1.10 Oct/18
Turkey 25.24 Oct/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.50 Oct/18


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