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

The annual inflation rate in Taiwan fell to 1.53 percent in August of 2018 from 1.75 percent in July and below market expectations of a 1.79 percent gain. Prices slowed for food (0.74 percent from 0.89 percent in July); housing (0.85 percent from 0.93 percent); transportation & communication (3.82 percent from 4.36 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (5.80 percent from 6.38 percent) and health (1.03 percent from 1.13 percent). In contrast, cost increased faster for education & entertainment (0.54 percent from 0.43 percent) and clothing (1.43 percent from 0.26 percent). Annual core inflation, which excludes fruits, vegetables and energy rose 1.36 percent, easing from a 1.50 percent increase in the previous month. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.04 percent, after a 0.27 percent gain in July. Inflation Rate in Taiwan averaged 4.09 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
2018-07-05 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.31% 1.64% 1.52% 0.8%
2018-08-07 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.75% 1.31% 1.5% 1.4%
2018-09-05 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.53% 1.75% 1.79% 1.3%
2018-10-05 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.53% 1.5%
2018-11-06 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.5%
2018-12-05 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.6%


Taiwan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.53 1.75 61.47 -3.09 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.39 102.46 102.46 10.29 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.31 102.59 102.78 58.64 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.36 1.50 4.95 -1.85 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 104.97 109.83 119.75 21.56 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 106.92 106.32 124.84 14.49 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 101.99 101.87 139.05 93.50 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 110.05 109.36 132.25 68.98 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.74 0.89 15.86 -7.56 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 6.83 7.02 11.85 -13.99 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 102.73 102.61 102.74 62.59 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 105.30 105.39 113.13 83.72 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.04 0.27 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.53 1.75 61.47 -3.09 1960 - 2018 percent Monthly




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Argentina 34.40 Aug/18
Australia 2.10 Jun/18
Brazil 4.19 Aug/18
Canada 2.80 Aug/18
China 2.30 Aug/18
Euro Area 2.00 Aug/18
France 2.30 Aug/18
Germany 2.00 Aug/18
India 3.69 Aug/18
Indonesia 3.20 Aug/18
Italy 1.60 Aug/18
Japan 1.30 Aug/18
Mexico 4.90 Aug/18
Netherlands 2.30 Aug/18
Russia 3.10 Aug/18
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Jul/18
Singapore 0.60 Jul/18
South Africa 4.90 Aug/18
South Korea 1.40 Aug/18
Spain 2.20 Aug/18
Switzerland 1.20 Aug/18
Turkey 17.90 Aug/18
United Kingdom 2.70 Aug/18
United States 2.70 Aug/18


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