Qatar Inflation Rate  2005-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Qatar's consumer prices increased 0.2 percent year-on-year in October of 2017, recovering from a 0.5 percent decline in the previous month. Prices rose faster for transport (7.8 percent vs 6.1 percent in September) and food and beverages (4.9 percent vs 3.6 percent) while were flat for restaurants and hotels (from -1 percent). In addition, cost fell less for recreation and culture (-2 percent vs -4.5 percent) and furniture and household equipment (-0.3 percent vs -0.6 percent). Meanwhile, prices continued to sink for miscellaneous goods and services (-1.1 percent vs -0.8 percent) and housing and utilities (-5.4 percent vs -4.7 percent), particularly hit by property market's slide caused by economic sanctions imposed by other Arab states. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3 percent compared to a 0.1 percent increase in September. Inflation Rate in Qatar averaged 3.05 percent from 2005 until 2017, 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.

Qatar Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-16 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -0.4% 0.2% 0.5%
2017-10-14 03:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY -0.5% -0.4% -0.6%
2017-11-15 11:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.2% -0.5% -0.2%
2017-12-13 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.2% 1.1%


Qatar Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.20 -0.50 16.59 -9.96 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 108.70 108.40 108.80 92.30 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 76.90 99.80 207.50 76.90 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.10 0.93 -1.52 percent [+]
Producer Prices 54.80 52.20 104.50 42.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 17.80 10.40 34.00 -44.40 percent [+]
Food Inflation 4.90 3.60 5.93 -3.40 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 109.60 110.00 125.50 93.00 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 119.40 118.80 119.50 83.70 Index Points [+]


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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 -0.50 16.59 -9.96 2005 - 2017 percent Monthly
2013=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
Brazil 2.70 Oct/17
Canada 1.40 Oct/17
China 1.90 Oct/17
Euro Area 1.40 Oct/17
France 1.10 Oct/17
Germany 1.60 Oct/17
India 3.58 Oct/17
Indonesia 3.58 Oct/17
Italy 1.00 Oct/17
Japan 0.70 Sep/17
Mexico 6.37 Oct/17
Netherlands 1.30 Oct/17
Russia 2.70 Oct/17
South Korea 1.80 Oct/17
Spain 1.60 Oct/17
Switzerland 0.70 Oct/17
Turkey 11.90 Oct/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Oct/17
United States 2.00 Oct/17