Nicaragua Inflation Rate  1993-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Nicaragua rose 5.35 percent year-on-year in November of 2017, up from 4.37 percent in the previous month. It was the sixth straight monthly inflationary climb and the highest rate since April of 2015. The headline’s climb was triggered mainly by faster inflation for food & beverages (4.42 percent vs 1.95 percent in October), transport (8.30 percent vs 5.77 percent), and restaurants & hotels (3.96 percent vs 3.70 percent). In contrast, softer inflation was recorded for liquor & tobacco (6.33 percent vs 7.23 percent), communications (4.12 percent vs 5.52 percent), and recreation & culture (4.66 percent vs 5.74 percent). Inflation Rate in Nicaragua averaged 8.82 percent from 1993 until 2017, 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
2017-10-06 10:05 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.12% 3.47% 3.10%
2017-11-07 10:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.37% 4.12% 4.4%
2017-12-07 11:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.35% 4.37% 4.60%
2018-01-06 12:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.35%
2018-02-08 12:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2018-03-07 10:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY


Nicaragua Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 5.35 4.37 23.99 -0.12 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 206.10 205.00 206.10 65.66 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 240.20 240.30 244.00 95.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.70 3.80 30.90 -8.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.55 0.32 4.30 -0.61 percent [+]
Food Inflation 2.00 0.80 35.25 -8.74 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 173.10 175.60 175.60 66.32 Index Points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 193.38 191.12 193.38 66.85 Index Points [+]


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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.35 4.37 23.99 -0.12 1993 - 2017 percent Monthly
2006=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
Brazil 2.80 Nov/17
Canada 1.40 Oct/17
China 1.70 Nov/17
Euro Area 1.50 Nov/17
France 1.20 Nov/17
Germany 1.80 Nov/17
India 4.88 Nov/17
Indonesia 3.30 Nov/17
Italy 0.90 Nov/17
Japan 0.20 Oct/17
Mexico 6.63 Nov/17
Netherlands 1.50 Nov/17
Russia 2.50 Nov/17
South Korea 1.30 Nov/17
Spain 1.70 Nov/17
Switzerland 0.80 Nov/17
Turkey 12.98 Nov/17
United Kingdom 3.10 Nov/17
United States 2.20 Nov/17