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

Consumer prices in Rwanda increased 7.1% year-on year in September of 2017, after a 7.2% gain in August. The inflation rate slowed for the seventh consecutive month to the lowest since June of 2016, as prices rose less for: food and non-alcoholic beverages (8.3% compared to 10.3% in August); miscellaneous goods and services (2.5% compared to 3.4%); clothing and footwear (4.5% compared to 5.2%); alcoholic beverages, tobacco and narcotics (8.9% compared to 9%); furnishings and household equipment (2.5% compared to 3.1%) and recreation and culture (0.6% compared to 1.8%); and fell for restaurants and hotels (-2.3% compared to -1.4%); communication (-2.5% compared to -1.7%) and education (-1.4% compared to -0.8%). Meanwhile, prices increased at a faster pace for: housing and utilities (2.4% compared to 0.9%); transport (1.5% compared to 1.2%) and health (6.8% compared to 6.4%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 1.5%, after a 0.6% gain in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Rwanda averaged 6.30 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
2017-08-10 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 8.1% 9.4% 8.9%
2017-09-10 01:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY 7.2% 8.1% 8.2%
2017-10-10 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 7.1% 7.2% 6.6%
2017-11-10 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 7.1% 7.4%
2017-12-10 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 7%


Rwanda Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 7.10 7.20 28.10 -15.80 percent [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.80 4.90 19.10 1.30 percent [+]
Food Inflation 8.30 10.50 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 1.50 0.60 4.04 -3.94 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 122.93 121.10 122.93 79.84 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 106.19 105.90 106.30 81.30 Index Points [+]
Gdp Deflator 114.00 115.00 115.00 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.10 7.20 28.10 -15.80 1997 - 2017 percent Monthly
2014M2=100, NSA




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