Malta Inflation Rate  2005-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The consumer price index in Malta increased 1.2 percent year-on-year in September 2017, the same as in August. Inflation rose mostly for food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.8 percent from 1.7 percent in August); furnishing, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house (2.3 percent from 2 percent); transport (1.5 percent from 1.2 percent) and health (2.3 percent from 2.1 percent), while it remained unchanged for alcoholic beverages and tobacco (2.7 percent); restaurants and hotels (1.5 percent) and education (5.3 percent). In contrast, prices were rising at a slower pace for housing utilities (1.1 percent from 1.2 percent); recreation and culture (0.7 percent from 1.2 percent), while they fell more for clothing and footwear (-3.9 percent from -1.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices decreased 0.9 percent, following a 0.4 increase in August. Inflation Rate in Malta averaged 1.95 percent from 2005 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 5.74 percent in October of 2008 and a record low of -1.08 percent in April of 2007.

Malta Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-17 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 1% 1.1%
2017-09-18 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 1.2% 1.4%
2017-10-11 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 1.2% 1.4%
2017-11-16 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 1.20%
2017-12-15 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.20%


Malta Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.20 1.20 5.74 -1.08 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.90 0.40 4.16 -3.44 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 104.05 105.00 105.00 61.45 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 99.89 99.74 100.00 74.37 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 84.54 83.88 136.90 83.88 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 97.58 97.23 114.38 93.76 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.80 1.70 6.80 -0.40 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.70 3.40 9.50 -9.70 percent [+]


Malta Inflation Rate

In Malta, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (16.7 percent of total weight). Restaurants and Hotels accounts for 16.2 percent; Transport for 14 percent; Recreation and Culture for 10 percent; Housing and Utilities for 8.2 percent and Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance for 7.7 percent. Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance; Clothing and Footwear; Health; Communication; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco and Education account for the remaining 27.2 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for - Malta Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Malta Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.20 1.20 5.74 -1.08 2005 - 2017 percent Monthly
2015=100, NSA




inflation rate by Country

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Australia 1.90 Jun/17
Brazil 2.54 Sep/17
Canada 1.60 Sep/17
China 1.60 Sep/17
Euro Area 1.50 Sep/17
France 1.00 Sep/17
Germany 1.80 Sep/17
India 3.28 Sep/17
Indonesia 3.72 Sep/17
Italy 1.10 Sep/17
Japan 0.70 Aug/17
Mexico 6.35 Sep/17
Netherlands 1.50 Sep/17
Russia 3.00 Sep/17
South Korea 2.10 Sep/17
Spain 1.80 Sep/17
Switzerland 0.70 Sep/17
Turkey 11.20 Sep/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Sep/17
United States 2.20 Sep/17