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

Saudi Arabia's consumer prices fell 0.1 percent year-on-year in September 2017, the same pace as in the previous month. It was the ninth consecutive month of decline in consumer prices, as prices dropped for food and beverages (-1.4 percent from -1.8 percent in August), housing and utilities (-0.3 percent from -0.5 percent in August) and transport (-1.6 percent, the same as in August). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent. Inflation Rate in Saudi Arabia averaged 2.67 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 TEForecast
2017-08-15 12:50 PM Inflation Rate YoY -0.3% -0.4% -0.2%
2017-09-20 06:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY -0.1% -0.3% 0.1%
2017-10-17 09:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY -0.1% -0.1% 0.2%
2017-11-21 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.3%
2017-12-26 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.5%


Saudi Arabia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.10 -0.10 11.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 137.70 137.70 138.10 84.80 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -1.40 -1.80 6.89 -4.30 percent [+]
Producer Prices 100.80 101.20 103.20 98.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.75 -2.24 11.96 -5.36 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.00 2.14 -0.69 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 126.49 96.00 126.49 5.00 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 120.50 120.70 124.30 101.50 Index Points [+]


Saudi Arabia Inflation Rate

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 October of 2017.

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




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