Namibia Inflation Rate  1973-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Namibia rose 3.5 percent year-on-year in March of 2018, the same pace as in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since November of 2015, as prices slowed for transport (5.4 percent vs 6.6 percent in February) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (4.3 percent vs 4.4 percent). Also, cost increased less for miscellaneous goods & services (4.3 percent vs 4.6 percent) and hotels & restaurants (3.7 percent vs 5.0 percent). In contrast, prices advanced further for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.7 percent vs 2.0 percent); housing & utilities (3.3 percent vs 3.2 percent) and furnishings and household equipment (0.9 percent vs 0.1 percent). Additionally, cost rose faster for recreation & culture (2.8 percent vs 2.3 percent) and rebounded for communication (0.4 percent vs -0.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices remained unchanged, after a 0.1 percent gain in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Namibia averaged 9.53 percent from 1973 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 20.54 percent in June of 1992 and a record low of 0.94 percent in May of 2005.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-15 08:05 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.6% 5.2% 5.2%
2018-03-15 08:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.5% 3.6% 3.5%
2018-04-12 09:05 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.5% 3.5% 3.3%
2018-05-11 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.5% 3.60%
2018-06-15 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.80%
2018-07-13 09:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.90%


Namibia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.50 3.50 20.54 0.94 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 130.88 130.73 130.88 2.06 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.70 2.00 13.20 2.00 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.11 0.15 3.20 -0.30 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 131.10 131.08 131.32 54.71 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 123.46 123.07 123.46 88.70 Index Points [+]


Namibia Inflation Rate

In Namibia, the most important category in the consumer price index is Housing and Utilities (28.4 percent of total weight). Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages accounts for 16.5 percent; Transport for 14.3 percent; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco for 12.6 percent; Furnishings and Household Equipment for 5.5 percent; and Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 5.4 percent. Communication, Education, Recreation and Culture, Clothing and Footwear, Health and Hotels, Cafés and Restaurants account for the remaining 17.6 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for - Namibia Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Namibia Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.50 3.50 20.54 0.94 1973 - 2018 percent Monthly
2012M12=100, NSA




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
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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