Saudi Arabia Inflation Rate  2000-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Consumer prices in Saudi Arabia fell 0.4 percent year-on-year in June 2017, following a 0.7 percent decrease in the previous month. It was the sixth straight month of deflation, as prices declined for food and beverages (-2.2 percent from -2.3 percent in May); transport (-1.5 percent from -2.0 percent); clothing and footwear (-3.5 percent from -1.5 percent); furnishings (-0.9 percent from -0.75 percent); recreation and culture (-1.9 percent from -1.5 percent); restaurants and hotels (-2.4 percent from -2.0 percent), and health (-0.2 percent from 0.1 percent). In contrast, cost of housing and utilities went up at a faster pace (0.4 percent from 0.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased by 0.7 percent following a 0.1 percent fall in May. Inflation Rate in Saudi Arabia averaged 2.71 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-05-16 06:00 AM Apr -0.6% -0.4% -0.1%
2017-06-14 08:25 AM May -0.7% -0.6% -0.4%
2017-07-18 06:10 AM Jun -0.4% -0.7% -0.4%
2017-08-15 07:00 AM Jul -0.4% -0.2%
2017-09-19 07:00 AM Aug 0.3%
2017-10-17 07:00 AM Sep 0.7%




Saudi Arabia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.40 -0.70 11.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 137.50 136.60 138.10 84.80 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -2.20 -2.30 6.89 -4.30 percent [+]
Producer Prices 100.50 100.70 103.20 98.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.97 3.70 11.96 -5.36 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.70 -0.10 2.14 -0.69 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 126.49 96.00 126.49 5.00 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 121.20 121.20 124.30 101.50 Index Points [+]


Saudi Arabia Inflation Rate Notes

In Saudi Arabia, the most important categories in the consumer price index are foodstuffs and beverages (26 percent of total weight); renovation, rent, fuel and water (18 percent) and transport and telecommunication (16 percent). Others include: home furniture (11 percent); fabrics, clothing and footwear (8 percent); education and entertainment (6 percent); medical care (2 percent) and other expenses and services (13 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 July of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.40 -0.70 11.10 -2.00 2000 - 2017 percent Monthly
2007=100



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