In Saudi Arabia, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Food and beverage (22 percent of total weight); Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (21 percent); Transport (10 percent); Furnishings, household equipment and routine household (9 percent); and Clothing and footwear, and Communication (8 percent each). The index also includes: Miscellaneous goods and services (7 percent); and Restaurants and hotels (6 percent). Recreation and culture, education, health and tobacco account for the remaining 9 percent. This page provides - Saudi Arabia Consumer Price Index (CPI) - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Saudi Arabia Consumer Price Index (CPI) - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.