Lebanon Inflation Rate  2008-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Lebanon increased by 4.15 percent year-on-year in September 2017, easing from a 5.10 percent gain in the previous month. Prices rose at a softer pace for housing and utilities (4.11 percent from 4.85 percent in August); food and non-alcoholic beverages (4.52 percent from 4.87 percent); transport (5.47 percent from 5.82 percent); clothing and footwear (5.64 percent from 17.48 percent); and furniture and household equipment (5.09 percent from 6.21 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.60 percent. Inflation Rate in Lebanon averaged 2.18 percent from 2008 until 2017, 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
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-21 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.1% 3.5% 3.6%
2017-09-22 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.1% 3.1% 3.4%
2017-10-23 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4.2% 5.1% 5.5%
2017-11-21 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4.2% 3.8%
2017-12-21 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.5%


Lebanon Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.15 5.10 11.10 -4.67 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.08 100.48 101.76 76.72 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 1.06 1.60 -2.18 percent [+]
Food Inflation 4.52 4.87 15.08 -3.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 100.02 99.14 103.44 62.44 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 90.58 88.95 110.89 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.15 5.10 11.10 -4.67 2008 - 2017 percent Monthly
2013=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
Brazil 2.70 Oct/17
Canada 1.40 Oct/17
China 1.90 Oct/17
Euro Area 1.40 Oct/17
France 1.10 Oct/17
Germany 1.60 Oct/17
India 3.58 Oct/17
Indonesia 3.58 Oct/17
Italy 1.00 Oct/17
Japan 0.70 Sep/17
Mexico 6.37 Oct/17
Netherlands 1.30 Oct/17
Russia 2.70 Oct/17
South Korea 1.80 Oct/17
Spain 1.60 Oct/17
Switzerland 0.70 Oct/17
Turkey 11.90 Oct/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Oct/17
United States 2.00 Oct/17