Lebanon Inflation Rate  2008-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The annual inflation rate in Lebanon increased to 5.8 percent in April of 2018 from 5.4 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since June of 2013, as prices rose faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.9 percent vs 3.7 percent in March); housing & utilities (5.8 percent vs 4.9 percent); transport (8.1 percent vs 5.9 percent) and health (8.8 percent vs 8.4 percent). Also, cost advanced further for furniture & household equipment (5.2 percent vs 4.6 percent) and recreation & culture (8.0 percent vs 7.9 percent). Meanwhile, prices slowed for clothing & footwear (12.7 percent vs 16.6 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (3.0 percent vs 3.2 percent); restaurants & hotels (3.3 percent vs 3.4 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (2.0 percent vs 2.2 percent). Additionally, inflation was steady for education (4.2 percent, the same as in March) and communication (1.0 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.5 percent. Inflation Rate in Lebanon averaged 2.38 percent from 2008 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 11.10 percent in October of 2012 and a record low of -4.67 percent in September of 2015.

Lebanon Inflation Rate
width
height
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-22 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.19% 5.55% 5.2%
2018-04-23 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.35% 5.19% 5.3%
2018-05-21 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.8% 5.35% 5.2%
2018-06-21 07:05 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.8% 5.1%
2018-07-24 04:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5%
2018-08-21 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4.9%


Lebanon Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 5.80 5.35 11.10 -4.67 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 105.56 104.99 105.56 76.72 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.54 0.81 1.60 -2.18 percent [+]
Food Inflation 3.94 3.74 15.08 -3.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 103.65 103.21 103.65 62.44 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 96.46 94.97 110.89 81.70 Index Points [+]


Lebanon Inflation Rate

In Lebanon, the most important categories in the consumer price index are housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (28.5 percent of the total weight) and food and non-alcoholic beverages (20.6 percent of the total weight) and transport (13.1 percent). The index also includes: health (7.8 percent); education (5.9 percent); clothing and footwear (5.4 percent) and communication (4.6 percent). Furnishings, alcoholic beverages and tobacco, recreation and cultural activities, hotels, restaurants and other goods and services account for the remaining 14 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for - Lebanon Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Lebanon Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.80 5.35 11.10 -4.67 2008 - 2018 percent Monthly
2013=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
Brazil 2.76 Apr/18
Canada 2.20 Apr/18
China 1.80 Apr/18
Euro Area 1.20 Apr/18
France 1.60 Apr/18
Germany 1.60 Apr/18
India 4.58 Apr/18
Indonesia 3.41 Apr/18
Italy 0.50 Apr/18
Japan 0.60 Apr/18
Mexico 4.55 Apr/18
Netherlands 0.90 Apr/18
Russia 2.40 Apr/18
South Korea 1.60 Apr/18
Spain 1.10 Apr/18
Switzerland 0.80 Apr/18
Turkey 10.85 Apr/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Apr/18
United States 2.50 Apr/18


Related

Latest