Taiwan Inflation Rate  1960-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Taiwan's consumer prices increased 1.98 percent year-on-year in April of 2018, following a 1.57 percent gain in the previous month and above market consensus of a 1.7 percent rise. Prices advanced faster for food (2.69 percent from 1.31 percent in March); housing & utilities (0.99 percent from 0.95 percent) and transportation & communication (2.32 percent from 1.86 percent). Meanwhile, cost eased for education & entertainment (0.22 percent from 0.30 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (5.43 percent from 5.89 percent) and health (0.86 percent from 1.11 percent). Also, cost of clothing & footwear dropped (-0.09 percent from 1.79 percent). Annual core inflation, which excludes fruits, vegetables and energy went up 1.30 percent, slowing from a 1.53 percent in the prior month. On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.17 percent, after a 0.07 percent increase in March. Inflation Rate in Taiwan averaged 4.11 percent from 1960 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 61.47 percent in March of 1974 and a record low of -3.09 percent in October of 1970.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-07 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.19% 0.89% 1.6% 1.4%
2018-04-10 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.57% 2.19% 1.6% 1.4%
2018-05-08 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.98% 1.57% 1.7% 1.6%
2018-06-05 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.98% 0.7%
2018-07-05 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.8%
2018-08-07 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.9%


Taiwan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.98 1.57 61.47 -3.09 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.81 101.15 102.15 10.29 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.34 101.85 102.77 58.64 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.30 1.53 4.95 -1.85 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 106.10 106.11 119.75 21.56 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 102.88 101.74 124.84 14.49 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 98.81 97.28 139.05 93.50 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 105.21 103.59 132.25 68.98 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.69 1.31 15.86 -7.56 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.53 0.46 11.85 -13.99 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 101.14 101.06 102.74 62.59 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 103.96 103.56 113.13 83.72 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.17 0.07 14.61 -3.16 percent [+]


Taiwan Inflation Rate

In Taiwan, the consumer price index consists of 7 categories: Food (23.7 percent of the total weight), Housing (22.7 percent), Transportation & communication (15.3 percent), Education & entertainment (14.72 percent), Miscellaneous goods & services (14.67 percent), Clothing (4.6 percent) and Medicines & medical care (4.3 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Taiwan Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Taiwan Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.98 1.57 61.47 -3.09 1960 - 2018 percent Monthly




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
Brazil 2.76 Apr/18
Canada 2.20 Apr/18
China 1.80 Apr/18
Euro Area 1.20 Apr/18
France 1.60 Apr/18
Germany 1.60 Apr/18
India 4.58 Apr/18
Indonesia 3.41 Apr/18
Italy 0.50 Apr/18
Japan 0.60 Apr/18
Mexico 4.55 Apr/18
Netherlands 0.90 Apr/18
Russia 2.40 Apr/18
South Korea 1.60 Apr/18
Spain 1.10 Apr/18
Switzerland 0.80 Apr/18
Turkey 10.85 Apr/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Apr/18
United States 2.50 Apr/18


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