The annual inflation rate in Kosovo edged higher to an over 14-year high of 14.2% in July of 2022, from 14.1% in the previous month. Upward pressure continued to come mostly from prices of transport (23.3% vs 30.5% in June); food & non-alcoholic beverages (20% vs 17.6% in June); restaurants & hotels (13.5% vs 11.8%) and housing & utilities (11.5% vs 9.9%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.9% in July, slowing from a 1.4% increase in the previous month. source: Kosovo Agency of Statistics

Inflation Rate in Kosovo averaged 2.32 percent from 2003 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 14.20 percent in May of 2008 and a record low of -4.40 percent in May of 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - Kosovo Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Kosovo Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Kosovo is expected to be 13.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Kosovo Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.20 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Kosovo Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-07-12 12:30 PM Jun 14.1% 12.5% 13.9%
2022-08-11 02:30 PM Jul 14.2% 14.1%
2022-09-09 12:30 PM Aug 14.2%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 14.20 14.10 percent Jul 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 124.20 123.10 points Jul 2022
Producer Prices 130.40 125.50 points Mar 2022
Import Prices 149.00 141.60 points Mar 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 112.20 110.40 points Jul 2022
Food Inflation 20.00 17.60 percent Jul 2022
CPI Transportation 133.30 136.40 points Jul 2022
Inflation Rate Mom 1.40 0.90 percent Jun 2022
Producer Prices Change 9.70 7.20 percent Mar 2022

Kosovo Inflation Rate
In Kosovo, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (39.2 percent of total weight). Transport accounts for 13.1 percent; Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance for 8.7 percent; Housing and Utilities for 7.9 percent; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco for 5.2 percent and Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 4.9 percent. Recreation and Culture; Clothing and Footwear; Communication; Restaurants and Hotels; Health and Education account for the remaining 21 percent of total weight.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
14.20 14.10 14.20 -4.40 2003 - 2022 percent Monthly
2015=100

News Stream
Kosovo July Inflation Rate Hits Over 14-Year High
The annual inflation rate in Kosovo edged higher to an over 14-year high of 14.2% in July of 2022, from 14.1% in the previous month. Upward pressure continued to come mostly from prices of transport (23.3% vs 30.5% in June); food & non-alcoholic beverages (20% vs 17.6% in June); restaurants & hotels (13.5% vs 11.8%) and housing & utilities (11.5% vs 9.9%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.9% in July, slowing from a 1.4% increase in the previous month.
2022-08-11
Kosovo Inflation Rate at 14-Year High
Consumer prices in Kosovo jumped 14.1 percent year-on-year in June of 2022 following a 12.5 percent increase in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since July of 2008 as prices advanced at a faster rate for food and non-alcoholic beverages (17.6 percent vs 17.1 percent in May); transport (30.5 percent vs 21.8 percent); alcoholic beverages (5.6 percent vs 4.1 percent); restaurants and hotels (11.8 percent vs 9.3 percent); and furniture and household equipment (6,9 percent vs 6.2 percent). Meanwhile, prices eased for housing and utilities (9.9 percent vs 12.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 1.4 percent in June, advancing sharply from a 0.9 percent uptick in the previous month.
2022-07-12
Kosovo March Inflation Rate at Near 11-Year High
Consumer prices in Kosovo jumped 10 percent over a year in March of 2022 following a 7.5 percent increase in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since May of 2011 as prices advanced at a faster rate for food and non-alcoholic beverages (13 percent vs 9.7 percent), transport (17.5 percent vs 13.9 percent), furnishing and household equipment (4.3 percent vs 3.4 percent), and housing and utilities (15.7 percent vs 9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 2.7 percent following a 1.1 percent rise in the previous month.
2022-04-12