Thailand Inflation Rate  1977-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Thailand's annual inflation rate rose to 1.62 percent in August 2018 from 1.46 percent in the previous month and above market expectations of 1.54 percent. It was the highest inflation rate since September 2014, mainly due to a jump in cost of food and non alcoholic beverages. Year-on-year, cost of food increased 0.8 pct (vs 0.02 pct in July) and reaching the highest food inflation since February 2017. Additionally, inflation was steady for: housing (at 1.1 pct); medical care (at 0.6 pct); recreation and education (at 0.3 pct) and tobacco and alcoholic beverages (at 5.9 pct). Meanwhile, cost rose less for: transport and communication (3.9 pct vs 4.4 pct); and apparel (0.4 pct vs 0.5 pct). Core consumer prices, which exclude raw food and energy, increased by 0.75 percent, after a 0.79 percent rise in June and below consensus of 0.8 percent. It was the lowest figure since April. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.26 percent, after a 0.05 percent drop in July. Inflation Rate in Thailand averaged 4.15 percent from 1977 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 24.56 percent in June of 1980 and a record low of -4.38 percent in July of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-02 03:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.38% 1.49% 1.54% 1.7%
2018-08-01 04:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.46% 1.38% 1.46% 1.3%
2018-09-03 03:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.62% 1.46% 1.54% 1.5%
2018-10-01 03:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.62% 1.54% 1.7%
2018-11-01 03:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.7%
2018-12-03 04:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.5%


Thailand Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.62 1.46 24.56 -4.38 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.05 -0.09 4.00 -3.00 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.27 102.00 102.27 18.80 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.11 102.10 102.11 42.90 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.75 0.79 8.54 -1.12 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 154.02 147.43 156.70 73.83 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 102.40 103.20 109.20 49.60 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 107.67 105.39 109.56 75.94 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 99.81 97.92 103.35 67.79 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.80 0.02 26.34 -7.05 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.10 2.20 21.59 -13.00 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 100.30 100.29 100.34 27.30 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 103.83 103.48 121.80 18.10 Index Points [+]


Thailand Inflation Rate

In Thailand, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Food and non-alcoholic beverages (36 percent of total weight), Transportation and communication (24 percent) and Housing and furnishing (23 percent). Others include: Medical and personal care (6 percent); Recreation and education (6 percent); Apparel and footwear (3 percent); and Tobacco and alcoholic beverages (1 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Thailand Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Thailand Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.62 1.46 24.56 -4.38 1977 - 2018 percent Monthly
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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 Aug/18
Singapore 0.70 Aug/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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