Annual inflation rate in Qatar edged slightly lower to 4.98% in July of 2022 from 5.41% in June, but remained well above levels of the past decade. Main upward pressure came from cost of recreation and culture (32.4%); housing and utilities (6%); food and beverages (4.2%); restaurants and hotels (2.2%); furniture and household equipment (1.5%); clothing and footwear (0.6%); education (0.3%); and miscellaneous goods and services (0.1%). On the other hand, prices of transport fell slightly (-0.1%) and health cost declined 3.4%. Compared to the previous month, the CPI went up 0.5%. source: Qatar Statistics Authority

Inflation Rate in Qatar averaged 2.07 percent from 2005 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 16.59 percent in June of 2008 and a record low of -9.96 percent in December of 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - Qatar Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Qatar Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Qatar is expected to be 5.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Qatar Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 3.20 percent in 2023 and 3.50 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Qatar Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-07-06 08:00 AM Jun 5.41% 5.18%
2022-08-15 10:00 AM Jul 4.98% 5.41% 5.2%
2022-09-14 07:00 AM Aug 4.98%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 4.98 5.41 percent Jul 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 103.65 103.14 points Jul 2022
GDP Deflator 75.10 69.40 points Dec 2017
Inflation Rate Mom 0.49 0.01 percent Jul 2022
CPI Transportation 109.27 109.09 points Jul 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 92.61 92.04 points Jul 2022
Food Inflation 4.24 4.33 percent Jul 2022
Producer Prices Change 70.88 87.79 percent May 2022
Producer Prices 160.34 155.91 points May 2022

Qatar Inflation Rate
In Qatar, the main components of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) are: rent, fuel and energy (21.9 percent), transport and communication (14.6 percent), entertainment, recreation and culture (12.7 percent) and food, beverages and tobacco (12.58 percent). The index also includes: furniture, textiles and home appliances (7.7 percent), restaurants and hotels (6.1 percent), communication (5.9 percent), education (5.75 percent) miscellaneous goods and services (5.7 percent) and clothing and footwear (5.1 percent). The national index has a base of 100 as of 2013.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.98 5.41 16.59 -9.96 2005 - 2022 percent Monthly
2018=100

News Stream
Qatar Inflation Rate at 5%
Annual inflation rate in Qatar edged slightly lower to 4.98% in July of 2022 from 5.41% in June, but remained well above levels of the past decade. Main upward pressure came from cost of recreation and culture (32.4%); housing and utilities (6%); food and beverages (4.2%); restaurants and hotels (2.2%); furniture and household equipment (1.5%); clothing and footwear (0.6%); education (0.3%); and miscellaneous goods and services (0.1%). On the other hand, prices of transport fell slightly (-0.1%) and health cost declined 3.4%. Compared to the previous month, the CPI went up 0.5%.
2022-08-15
Qatar June Inflation Rate Hits 6-Month High
Qatar's annual inflation accelerated for the fourth straight month to 5.41% in June of 2022, the highest since last December. Main upward pressure came from prices of recreation & culture (36.45% vs 30.78% in May), followed by housing & utilities (5.41% vs 5.03%), food and beverages (4.33% vs 5.85%), miscellaneous goods and services (2.10% vs 3.51%) and transport (1.77% vs 1.63%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were almost flat, after increasing 1.34% in the previous month.
2022-07-06
Qatar Inflation Rate Quickens for 2nd Month
Qatar's annual inflation accelerated for the second straight month to 4.66% in April of 2022, the highest since last December. Main upward pressure came from prices of recreation & culture (35.25%), followed by miscellaneous goods and services (5.49%), housing, water, electricity and other fuels (3.75%); food and beverages (3.59%) and clothing and footwear (2.44%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose by 0.29%, slowing from a 0.58% increase in the previous month.
2022-05-17