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

Saudi Arabia inflation rate declined to 2.1 percent year-on-year in June of 2018 from 2.3 percent in May, reaching the lowest rate so far this year. Prices rose less for restaurants & hotels (7 percent vs 7.1 percent in May) and tobacco (9.8 percent vs 54.1 percent) and dropped further for housing & utilities (-1.4 percent vs -0.4 percent). Meantime, inflation was steady for education (0.5 percent). On the other hand, cost went up faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (5.7 percent vs 5.2 percent); transport (10.4 percent vs 10 percent); furnishings (0.7 percent vs 0.2 percent) and health (3.7 percent vs 3.6 percent). In addition, prices rebounded for miscellaneous goods & services (0.2 percent vs -0.4 percent) and recreation & culture (0.1 percent vs -0.3 percent) and fell less for clothing & footwear (-8 percent vs -8.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent, after a 0.4 percent decline in May. Inflation Rate in Saudi Arabia averaged 2.64 percent from 2000 until 2018, 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 TEForecast
2018-05-27 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.5% 2.8% 2.6%
2018-06-27 06:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.3% 2.6% 2.8%
2018-07-24 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 2.3% 1.9%
2018-08-21 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1% 2.5%
2018-09-25 06:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.2%
2018-10-23 09:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.5%


Saudi Arabia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.10 2.30 11.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 107.40 107.30 114.80 84.80 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 5.90 5.10 6.89 -4.30 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 -0.40 3.90 -0.69 percent [+]
Producer Prices 116.70 116.50 117.10 98.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 15.40 15.90 17.00 -5.36 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 126.49 96.00 126.49 5.00 Index Points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 110.80 111.60 113.80 90.70 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 119.30 119.10 119.80 91.50 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 August of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.10 2.30 11.10 -2.00 2000 - 2018 percent Monthly
2007=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 2.10 Jun/18
Brazil 4.48 Jul/18
Canada 2.50 Jun/18
China 2.10 Jul/18
Euro Area 2.10 Jul/18
France 2.30 Jul/18
Germany 2.00 Jul/18
India 4.17 Jul/18
Indonesia 3.18 Jul/18
Italy 1.50 Jul/18
Japan 0.70 Jun/18
Mexico 4.81 Jul/18
Netherlands 2.10 Jul/18
Russia 2.50 Jul/18
South Korea 1.50 Jul/18
Spain 2.20 Jul/18
Switzerland 1.20 Jul/18
Turkey 15.85 Jul/18
United Kingdom 2.50 Jul/18
United States 2.90 Jul/18


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