Rwanda Inflation Rate  1997-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Rwanda increased 8.1 percent year-on-year in July of 2017, below 9.4 percent in June. The inflation rate fell for the fifth consecutive month to the lowest since September of 2016, mostly due to a slowdown in cost of food & non-alcoholic beverages (11.5 percent vs 14.4 percent in June), namely vegetables (6.9 percent vs 9.6 percent). Additional downward pressure came from: alcoholic beverages, tobacco & narcotics (5.7 percent vs 6.2 percent); clothing & footwear (7.7 percent vs 8.1 percent); health (4.9 percent vs 5.3 percent); transport (0.6 percent vs 3.2 percent); education (23.4 percent vs 23.6 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (1.6 percent vs 3.4 percent). In contrast, prices advanced for housing (3.5 percent vs 1.9 percent), recreation & culture (3.5 percent vs 2.8 percent) and furniture & household equipment (2.9 percent vs 2.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat from a 1 percent fall in June. Inflation Rate in Rwanda averaged 6.29 percent from 1997 until 2017, 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.

Rwanda Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-06-10 08:00 AM May 11.7% 12.9% 12.8%
2017-07-10 09:00 AM Jun 9.4% 11.7% 11%
2017-08-10 09:00 AM Jul 8.1% 9.4% 8.9%
2017-09-10 09:00 AM Aug 8.1% 8.2%
2017-10-10 09:00 AM Sep 8%
2017-11-10 09:00 AM Oct 7.4%


Rwanda Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 8.10 9.40 28.10 -15.80 percent [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.00 5.00 19.10 1.30 percent [+]
Food Inflation 14.40 20.70 24.50 -12.21 percent [+]
Producer Prices 112.90 119.23 119.23 104.32 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 11.30 6.60 11.30 -3.73 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -1.00 -1.00 4.04 -3.94 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 120.31 120.30 122.78 79.84 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 105.59 106.20 106.30 81.30 Index Points [+]
Gdp Deflator 115.00 110.00 115.00 55.00 Index Points [+]


Rwanda Inflation Rate Notes

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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.10 9.40 28.10 -15.80 1997 - 2017 percent Monthly
2014M2=100, NSA



inflation rate by Country

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Australia 1.90 Jun/17
Brazil 2.71 Jul/17
Canada 1.20 Jul/17
China 1.40 Jul/17
Euro Area 1.30 Jul/17
France 0.70 Jul/17
Germany 1.70 Jul/17
India 2.36 Jul/17
Indonesia 3.88 Jul/17
Italy 1.10 Jul/17
Japan 0.40 Jun/17
Mexico 6.44 Jul/17
Netherlands 1.30 Jul/17
Russia 3.90 Jul/17
South Korea 2.20 Jul/17
Spain 1.50 Jul/17
Switzerland 0.30 Jul/17
Turkey 9.79 Jul/17
United Kingdom 2.60 Jul/17
United States 1.70 Jul/17