Nicaragua Inflation Rate  1993-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Nicaragua increased 4.75 percent year-on-year in April 2018, easing from 4.84 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation since October 2017, as prices advanced at a slower pace for food & beverages (3.5 percent vs 3.9 percent in March); transport (7.3 percent vs 7.5 percent); furnishings (2.8 percent vs 3 percent) and communications (5.7 percent vs 6.7 percent). Meantime, inflation was steady for restaurants & hotels (4.2 percent); clothing (2.9 percent) and education (8.4 percent). In contrast, prices went up faster for housing & utilities (7.1 percent vs 6.3 percent); health (7.5 percent vs 7.4 percent); recreation & culture (4.7 percent vs 4.2 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (7.2 percent vs 7.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.2 percent, advancing from a 0.1 percent gain in March. Inflation Rate in Nicaragua averaged 8.76 percent from 1993 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 23.99 percent in September of 1993 and a record low of -0.12 percent in August of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-08 11:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.82% 5.36% 5.5%
2018-04-06 10:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.84% 4.82% 4.60%
2018-05-07 09:10 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.75% 4.84% 4.9%
2018-06-05 07:05 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.75% 4.7%
2018-07-06 11:50 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.7%
2018-08-07 10:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.8%


Nicaragua Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.75 4.84 23.99 -0.12 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 212.90 212.40 212.90 65.66 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 250.70 244.50 250.70 95.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 6.90 8.50 30.90 -8.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.10 4.30 -0.61 percent [+]
Food Inflation 3.50 3.86 35.25 -8.74 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 197.40 197.40 197.40 66.85 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 182.80 179.50 182.80 66.32 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 202.61 202.20 202.61 135.13 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.00 4.20 9.00 3.90 percent [+]


Nicaragua Inflation Rate

In Nicaragua, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (30.9 percent of total weight). Housing and Utilities accounts for 9.8 percent; Restaurants and Hotels for 9.5 percent; Transport for 8.9 percent; Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 8 percent and Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance for 7.4 percent. Clothing and Footwear; Health; Education; Recreation and Culture; Communication and Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco account for the remaining 25.5 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for - Nicaragua Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Nicaragua Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.75 4.84 23.99 -0.12 1993 - 2018 percent Monthly
2006=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
Brazil 2.76 Apr/18
Canada 2.20 Apr/18
China 1.80 Apr/18
Euro Area 1.20 Apr/18
France 1.60 Apr/18
Germany 1.60 Apr/18
India 4.58 Apr/18
Indonesia 3.41 Apr/18
Italy 0.50 Apr/18
Japan 0.60 Apr/18
Mexico 4.55 Apr/18
Netherlands 0.90 Apr/18
Russia 2.40 Apr/18
South Korea 1.60 Apr/18
Spain 1.10 Apr/18
Switzerland 0.80 Apr/18
Turkey 10.85 Apr/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Apr/18
United States 2.50 Apr/18


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