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

Consumer prices in Nicaragua increased 4.95 percent year-on-year in August 2018, slowing from 5.17 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation in four months, as prices advanced at a slower pace for food & beverages (4.47 percent vs 4.51 percent in August), clothing (2.30 vs 2.40 percent), health (5.22 percent vs 5.31 percent), utilities (7.12 percent vs 7.92 percent), transport (10.25 percent vs 10.94 percent) and liquor & tobacco (7.49 percent vs 7.98 percent). In contrast, prices increased at a faster rate for communications (5.31 percent vs 4.45 percent) and restaurants & hotels (4.44 percent vs 4.07 percent). In addition, prices declined for recreation & culture (-0.44 percent vs +3.33 percent). On a monthly basis, prices declined remained practically unchanged after a 0.08 percent decline in July. Inflation Rate in Nicaragua averaged 8.71 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
2018-07-06 10:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.60% 5.19% 4.9%
2018-08-07 10:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.17% 5.67% 5.8%
2018-09-05 10:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.95% 5.17% 5.0%
2018-10-05 10:05 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.95% 5.20%
2018-11-06 10:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.3%
2018-12-06 07:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.3%


Nicaragua Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.95 5.17 23.99 -0.12 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 214.50 215.00 215.00 65.66 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 256.30 255.70 256.30 95.20 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 5.30 4.80 30.90 -8.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.40 4.30 -0.61 percent [+]
Food Inflation 4.50 6.00 35.25 -8.74 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 202.40 201.80 202.40 66.85 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 189.80 188.30 189.80 66.32 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 205.69 205.29 205.69 135.13 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.30 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.95 5.17 23.99 -0.12 1993 - 2018 percent Monthly
2006=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Argentina 34.40 Aug/18
Australia 2.10 Jun/18
Brazil 4.19 Aug/18
Canada 2.80 Aug/18
China 2.30 Aug/18
Euro Area 2.00 Aug/18
France 2.30 Aug/18
Germany 2.00 Aug/18
India 3.69 Aug/18
Indonesia 3.20 Aug/18
Italy 1.60 Aug/18
Japan 1.30 Aug/18
Mexico 4.90 Aug/18
Netherlands 2.30 Aug/18
Russia 3.10 Aug/18
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Aug/18
Singapore 0.70 Aug/18
South Africa 4.90 Aug/18
South Korea 1.40 Aug/18
Spain 2.20 Aug/18
Switzerland 1.20 Aug/18
Turkey 17.90 Aug/18
United Kingdom 2.70 Aug/18
United States 2.70 Aug/18


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