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

Consumer prices in Rwanda declined 1.4 percent year-on year in March of 2018, following a 1.3 percent drop in the prior month. It was the biggest fall in consumer prices since November of 2014, as cost decreased further for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-7.9 percent from -7.4 percent in February) and health (-0.2 percent from -0.1 percent). Additionally, prices slowed for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (0.4 percent from 1.4 percent); restaurants & hotels (0.7 percent from 1.5 percent) and recreation & culture (3.0 percent from 4.9 percent). Meanwhile, cost rose faster for housing & utilities (9.8 percent from 8.3 percent); transport (3.1 percent from 2.3 percent); clothing & footwear (3.5 percent from 3.2 percent) and furnishings & household equipment (2.3 percent from 1.5 percent). Also, prices fell at a softer pace for miscellaneous goods & services (-0.1 percent from -0.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 1.1 percent, after a 0.5 percent gain in February. Inflation Rate in Rwanda averaged 6.17 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
2018-02-12 03:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.1% -0.2% 1.3%
2018-03-12 05:10 AM Inflation Rate YoY -1.3% 0.1% 0.2%
2018-04-10 09:10 AM Inflation Rate YoY -1.4% -1.3% 1.40%
2018-05-10 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -1.4% -1.10%
2018-06-11 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -0.70%
2018-07-10 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.7%


Rwanda Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -1.40 -1.30 28.10 -15.80 percent [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.00 3.30 19.10 1.30 percent [+]
Food Inflation -7.90 -7.40 24.50 -12.21 percent [+]
Producer Prices 123.06 124.08 124.08 104.32 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.97 9.11 11.60 -3.73 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.10 0.50 4.04 -3.94 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 112.34 111.69 112.34 87.71 Index Points [+]
Gdp Deflator 114.00 112.00 115.00 55.00 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 120.33 119.03 124.62 79.84 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 109.25 108.00 109.25 81.30 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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.40 -1.30 28.10 -15.80 1997 - 2018 percent Monthly
2014M2=100, NSA




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Dec/17
Brazil 2.68 Mar/18
Canada 2.20 Feb/18
China 2.10 Mar/18
Euro Area 1.30 Mar/18
France 1.60 Mar/18
Germany 1.60 Mar/18
India 4.28 Mar/18
Indonesia 3.40 Mar/18
Italy 0.80 Mar/18
Japan 1.10 Mar/18
Mexico 5.04 Mar/18
Netherlands 1.00 Mar/18
Russia 2.40 Mar/18
South Korea 1.30 Mar/18
Spain 1.20 Mar/18
Switzerland 0.80 Mar/18
Turkey 10.23 Mar/18
United Kingdom 2.50 Mar/18
United States 2.40 Mar/18


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