Rwanda Inflation Rate  1997-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The annual inflation rate in Rwanda increased 1.8 percent in May of 2018 from a 0.1 percent drop in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since October last year, as prices rebounded for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (1.6 percent vs -0.1 percent in April) and miscellaneous goods & services (0.2 percent vs -0.7 percent). Additionally, cost fell less for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-4.0 percent vs -7.8 percent) and increased faster for housing & utilities (14.9 percent vs 14.6 percent) and clothing & footwear (3.0 percent vs 2.9 percent). Meanwhile, prices slowed for transport (8.5 percent vs 11.6 percent); restaurants & hotels (0.6 percent vs 0.8 percent) and furnishings & household equipment (3.4 percent vs 2.9 percent). Also, inflation was steady for recreation & culture (2.4 percent, the same as in April) and prices continued to drop for health (-0.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.9 percent, easing from a 1.9 percent rise in April. Inflation Rate in Rwanda averaged 6.12 percent from 1997 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 28.10 percent in February of 1998 and a record low of -15.80 percent in February of 1999.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-04-10 09:10 AM Inflation Rate YoY -1.4% -1.3% 1.40%
2018-05-10 08:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY -0.1% -1.4% -1.1%
2018-06-11 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.8% -0.1% 1.5%
2018-07-10 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.8% 1.7%
2018-08-10 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.7%
2018-09-10 01:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.8%


Rwanda Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.80 -0.10 28.10 -15.80 percent [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.70 3.00 19.10 1.30 percent [+]
Food Inflation -4.00 -7.80 24.50 -12.21 percent [+]
Producer Prices 123.24 123.06 124.08 104.32 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 0.27 3.21 11.60 -3.73 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.90 1.90 4.04 -3.94 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 123.71 122.62 124.62 79.84 Index Points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 119.78 117.77 119.78 87.71 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 115.37 118.51 118.51 81.30 Index Points [+]
Gdp Deflator 113.00 114.00 115.00 55.00 Index Points [+]


Rwanda Inflation Rate

In Rwanda, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Rwanda Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Rwanda Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.80 -0.10 28.10 -15.80 1997 - 2018 percent Monthly
2014M2=100, NSA




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
Brazil 2.86 May/18
Canada 2.20 Apr/18
China 1.80 May/18
Euro Area 1.90 May/18
France 2.00 May/18
Germany 2.20 May/18
India 4.87 May/18
Indonesia 3.23 May/18
Italy 1.00 May/18
Japan 0.60 Apr/18
Mexico 4.51 May/18
Netherlands 1.70 May/18
Russia 2.40 May/18
South Korea 1.50 May/18
Spain 2.10 May/18
Switzerland 1.00 May/18
Turkey 12.15 May/18
United Kingdom 2.40 May/18
United States 2.80 May/18


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