The annual inflation rate in Senegal increased to 1.3 percent in December of 2018 from 0.5 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since February, as prices rose further for food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.0 percent from 1.0 percent in November) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (11.7 percent from 11.3 percent). Also, cost fell at a softer pace for clothing & footwear (-0.4 percent from -0.9 percent) and communication (-0.4 percent from -4.4 percent). Meanwhile, prices dropped for transport (-0.5 percent from 0.3 percent) and health (-0.9 percent from 0.1 percent). Additionally, cost slowed for housing & utilities (0.4 percent from 0.5 percent) and inflation was steady for recreation & culture (3.0 percent, the same as in November) and education (2.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.6 percent, after declining 0.7 percent in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Senegal averaged 1.57 percent from 2006 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 7.20 percent in September of 2008 and a record low of -4.70 percent in August of 2009.

Inflation Rate in Senegal is expected to be 1.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Senegal to stand at 1.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Senegal Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-10 10:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.9% 0.3% 0.5%
2018-11-14 09:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.1% 0.9% 0.7%
2018-12-10 11:10 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.5% 0.1% 0.3%
2019-01-10 03:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.3% 0.5% 1.1%
2019-02-08 10:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.3% 1.2%
2019-03-12 08:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.1%
2019-04-12 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1%


Senegal Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.30 0.50 7.20 -4.70 percent [+]
Food Inflation 3.00 1.00 11.95 -4.65 percent [+]
Producer Prices 111.20 110.30 123.80 99.10 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 4.70 4.10 10.50 -7.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 -0.70 3.47 -3.06 percent [+]
Import Prices 124.20 118.70 153.00 -0.20 [+]
Export Prices 160.40 156.80 172.10 -2.00 [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 107.60 106.90 108.30 96.10 Index Points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 94.60 94.70 107.10 94.00 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 102.20 102.40 106.20 95.10 Index Points [+]


Senegal Inflation Rate

In Senegal, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides the latest reported value for - Senegal Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Senegal Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.30 0.50 7.20 -4.70 2006 - 2018 percent Monthly
2008=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 47.10 Dec/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 3.75 Dec/18
Canada 1.70 Nov/18
China 1.90 Dec/18
Euro Area 1.60 Dec/18
France 1.60 Dec/18
Germany 1.70 Dec/18
India 2.19 Dec/18
Indonesia 3.13 Dec/18
Italy 1.10 Dec/18
Japan 0.80 Nov/18
Mexico 4.83 Dec/18
Netherlands 2.00 Dec/18
Russia 4.30 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 2.80 Nov/18
Singapore 0.30 Nov/18
South Africa 5.20 Nov/18
South Korea 1.30 Dec/18
Spain 1.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 0.70 Dec/18
Turkey 20.30 Dec/18
United Kingdom 2.10 Dec/18
United States 1.90 Dec/18


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