Saudi Arabia Inflation Rate  2000-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Saudi Arabia's consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent year-on-year in November 2017, recovering from a 0.2 percent drop in the previous month. It was the first increase in consumer prices since December 2016, as cost went up at a faster pace for miscellaneous goods and services (1.1 pct vs 1 pct in the prior month); communication (2.1 pct vs 0.8 pct ), and health (0.8 pct vs 0.6 pct ) while inflation was steady for both education (2.5 pct) and tobacco (100 pct). Also, cost fell less for: transport (-2 pct vs -2.2 pct in October), food and beverages (-0.8 pct vs -1.2 pct); clothing and footwear (-2.4 pct vs 3.2 pct ); recreation and culture (-1.8 pct vs -2.3 pct), and furnishing, household equipment and maintenance (-1 pct vs -1.9 pct). Meantime, cost dropped more for both housing and utilities (-0.5 pct vs -0.3 pct) and restaurant and hotels (-1.8 pct vs -1.5 pct). On a monthly basis, consumer inched up 0.1 percent. Inflation Rate in Saudi Arabia averaged 2.65 percent from 2000 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 11.10 percent in July of 2008 and a record low of -2 percent in January of 2001.

Saudi Arabia Inflation Rate
width
height
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-17 09:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY -0.1% -0.1% 0.2%
2017-11-21 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -0.2% -0.1% 0.1%
2017-12-26 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.1% -0.2% 0.5%
2018-01-22 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.1% 0.3%
2018-02-21 12:40 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.30%
2018-03-22 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.5%


Saudi Arabia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.10 -0.20 11.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 137.60 137.50 138.10 84.80 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -0.80 -1.20 6.89 -4.30 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 -0.20 2.14 -0.69 percent [+]
Producer Prices 100.60 100.40 103.20 98.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 0.20 -0.30 11.96 -5.36 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 126.49 96.00 126.49 5.00 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 119.50 119.00 124.30 101.50 Index Points [+]


Saudi Arabia Inflation Rate

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 Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Saudi Arabia Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.10 -0.20 11.10 -2.00 2000 - 2017 percent Monthly
2007=100




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


Related

Latest