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

Consumer prices in Lebanon rose 5.55 percent year-on-year in January 2018, accelerating from a 5.01 percent increase in the previous month. It was the highest inflation since June 2013, as prices advanced faster for : housing and utilities (5.41 percent vs 4.09 percent in December 2017); health (4.74 percent vs 4.62 percent); education (3.75 percent vs 3 percent); clothing and footwear (24.59 percent vs 17.43 percent), and furniture and household equipment (3.74 percent vs 4.65 percent). Meantime, prices slowed for both food and non-alcoholic beverages (3.40 percent vs 3.69 percent) and transportation (4.92 percent vs 5.89 percent. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.05 percent compared to a 0.83 percent gain in December. Inflation Rate in Lebanon averaged 2.29 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-12-22 04:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4.8% 4.6% 4.7%
2018-01-23 04:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.01% 4.8% 4.60%
2018-02-22 03:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.55% 5.01% 5.2%
2018-03-21 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.55% 5.2%
2018-04-21 01:35 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.3%
2018-05-22 07:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.2%


Lebanon Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 5.55 5.01 11.10 -4.67 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 105.19 103.89 105.19 76.72 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.83 0.55 1.60 -2.18 percent [+]
Food Inflation 3.69 4.21 15.08 -3.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 102.91 101.67 103.44 62.44 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 92.10 91.63 110.89 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 February of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.55 5.01 11.10 -4.67 2008 - 2018 percent Monthly
2013=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Dec/17
Brazil 2.86 Jan/18
Canada 1.90 Dec/17
China 1.50 Jan/18
Euro Area 1.30 Jan/18
France 1.40 Jan/18
Germany 1.60 Jan/18
India 5.07 Jan/18
Indonesia 3.25 Jan/18
Italy 0.80 Jan/18
Japan 1.00 Dec/17
Mexico 5.55 Jan/18
Netherlands 1.50 Jan/18
Russia 2.20 Jan/18
South Korea 1.00 Jan/18
Spain 0.60 Jan/18
Switzerland 0.70 Jan/18
Turkey 10.35 Jan/18
United Kingdom 3.00 Jan/18
United States 2.10 Jan/18


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