Malawi Inflation Rate  2001-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The consumer price inflation in Malawi quickened to 9.9 percent year-on-year in March of 2018 from 7.8 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since July last year, as prices picked up for food (10.6 percent vs 7.3 percent in February) namely maize amid imminent food shortage caused by prolonged drought and army worm infestation in December. Meanwhile, prices for non-food products went up only 0.3 percent. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.9 percent compared to an increase of 2.1 percent in February. Inflation Rate in Malawi averaged 14.98 percent from 2001 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 37.90 percent in February of 2013 and a record low of 6.30 percent in December of 2010.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-01 10:35 AM Inflation Rate YoY 8.1% 7.1% 6.8%
2018-03-20 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 7.8% 8.1% 8.3%
2018-04-17 10:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY 9.9% 7.8% 7.6%
2018-05-11 02:50 PM Inflation Rate YoY 9.9% 8.30%
2018-06-14 04:50 PM Inflation Rate YoY 8.60%
2018-07-16 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 9.2%


Malawi Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 9.90 7.80 37.90 6.30 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 105.78 106.77 472.50 104.53 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 10.60 7.30 113.00 2.00 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 102.58 102.15 214.73 100.17 Index Points [+]


Malawi Inflation Rate

In Malawi, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides the latest reported value for - Malawi Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Malawi Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
9.90 7.80 37.90 6.30 2001 - 2018 percent Monthly
2012=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Dec/17
Brazil 2.68 Mar/18
Canada 2.30 Mar/18
China 2.10 Mar/18
Euro Area 1.30 Mar/18
France 1.60 Mar/18
Germany 1.60 Mar/18
India 4.28 Mar/18
Indonesia 3.40 Mar/18
Italy 0.80 Mar/18
Japan 1.10 Mar/18
Mexico 5.04 Mar/18
Netherlands 1.00 Mar/18
Russia 2.40 Mar/18
South Korea 1.30 Mar/18
Spain 1.20 Mar/18
Switzerland 0.80 Mar/18
Turkey 10.23 Mar/18
United Kingdom 2.50 Mar/18
United States 2.40 Mar/18


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