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

Consumer prices in Rwanda decreased 0.2% year-on year in December of 2017, after a 1.6% rise in the previous month. It was the biggest fall in consumer prices since December of 2014, as prices declined further for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-6.2% compared to -2.0% in November). In addition, prices rose less for: alcoholic beverages, tobacco & narcotics (2.9% compared to 4.5% in November); clothing & footwear (4.3% compared to 4.5%); furnishings & household equipment (1.4% compared to 1.6%). Meantime, prices advanced faster for: housing & utilities (5.6% compared to 5.1%); restaurants & hotels increased faster (3.5% compared to 3.2%); and recreation & culture (5.3% compared to 5.1%) and health (4.9% compared to 4.6%). Also, cost rebounded for miscellaneous goods & services (0.2% compared to -0.4%) and inflation was steady for transport (2.5%, the same as in November). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 1.9%. Inflation Rate in Rwanda averaged 6.25 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-10 08:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.3% 7.1% 7.4%
2017-12-11 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.6% 5.3% 5.0%
2018-01-10 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY -0.2% 1.6% 1.2%
2018-02-09 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -0.2% -1.10%
2018-03-09 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -1.50%
2018-04-10 08:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY -1.50%


Rwanda Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.20 1.60 28.10 -15.80 percent [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.20 4.40 19.10 1.30 percent [+]
Food Inflation -2.50 -2.00 24.50 -12.21 percent [+]
Producer Prices 122.85 122.90 122.90 104.32 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 11.60 11.30 11.60 -3.73 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -1.90 -3.00 4.04 -3.94 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 118.53 120.88 124.62 79.84 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 107.99 107.71 107.99 81.30 Index Points [+]
Gdp Deflator 112.00 114.00 115.00 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.20 1.60 28.10 -15.80 1997 - 2017 percent Monthly
2014M2=100, NSA




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
Brazil 2.95 Dec/17
Canada 2.10 Nov/17
China 1.80 Dec/17
Euro Area 1.40 Dec/17
France 1.20 Dec/17
Germany 1.70 Dec/17
India 5.21 Dec/17
Indonesia 3.61 Dec/17
Italy 0.90 Dec/17
Japan 0.60 Nov/17
Mexico 6.77 Dec/17
Netherlands 1.30 Dec/17
Russia 2.50 Dec/17
South Korea 1.50 Dec/17
Spain 1.10 Dec/17
Switzerland 0.80 Dec/17
Turkey 11.92 Dec/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Dec/17
United States 2.10 Dec/17


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