Uganda Inflation Rate  1998-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The annual inflation rate in Uganda increased to 3.8 percent in August of 2018 from 3.1 percent in July. It was the highest inflation rate since November last year, as prices rose further for transport (15.2 percent from 12.1 percent in July); housing & utilities (7.7 percent from 9.0 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (2.7 percent from 2.3 percent). Additionally, cost advanced faster for health (2.7 percent from 2.6 percent); recreation & culture (1.5 percent from 1.4 percent); communication rebounded (12.0 percent from 5.4 percent); clothing & footwear (3.7 percent from 3.4 percent) and furnishings & household equipment (4.4 percent from 4.2 percent). Also, prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages dropped at a softer pace (-1.7 percent from -2.6 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.9 percent, after rising 0.4 percent in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Uganda averaged 6.43 percent from 1998 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 24.50 percent in November of 2011 and a record low of -5.36 percent in November of 2001.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-06-29 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.2% 1.7% 1.6%
2018-07-31 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.1% 2.2% 2.3%
2018-08-31 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.8% 3.1% 3.5%
2018-09-26 08:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.8% 3.7%
2018-10-31 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.8%
2018-11-30 08:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.9%


Uganda Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.80 3.10 24.50 -5.36 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 173.70 172.20 173.70 101.90 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -1.70 -2.60 40.65 -11.22 percent [+]
Import Prices 143.56 142.59 208.65 64.95 Index points [+]
Producer Prices 184.90 185.20 186.80 180.88 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -0.30 1.20 8.70 -0.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.90 0.40 5.20 -2.10 percent [+]
Export Prices 177.04 178.61 225.35 60.13 Index points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 198.53 200.24 200.24 103.60 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 157.90 153.50 157.90 101.80 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 169.10 167.50 169.10 70.19 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.50 2.50 22.70 0.80 percent [+]


Uganda Inflation Rate

In Uganda, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Uganda Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Uganda Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.80 3.10 24.50 -5.36 1998 - 2018 percent Monthly
2009/2010=100




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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