The annual inflation rate in Uganda fell to 3.0 percent in October 2018 from 3.7 percent in September, hitting its lowest level since June. Prices slowed mostly for: housing & utilities (3.3 percent vs 5.3 percent in September), namely electricity, gas and other fuels (6.3 percent vs 11.4 percent); recreation & culture (2.1 percent vs 2.3 percent); restaurants & hotels (1.3 percent vs 1.5 percent); clothing & footwear (6.2 percent vs 7.2 percent); alcoholic beverages, tobacco & narcotics (1.5 percent vs 2.1 percent) and communication (12.4 percent vs 12.6 percent). In addition, cost fell further for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-2.2 percent vs -1.2 percent), mostly fruits and vegetables. Conversely, inflation picked up for transport (14.1 percent vs 13.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices dropped 0.4 percent, after increasing 0.8 percent in September. Inflation Rate in Uganda averaged 6.40 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
2018-08-31 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.8% 3.1% 3.5%
2018-09-28 08:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.7% 3.8% 3.9%
2018-10-31 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3% 3.7% 3.8%
2018-11-30 08:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3% 3.9%
2018-12-28 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4%


Uganda Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.00 3.70 24.50 -5.36 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 174.50 175.20 175.20 101.90 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -1.20 -1.70 40.65 -11.22 percent [+]
Import Prices 132.99 133.83 208.65 64.95 Index points [+]
Producer Prices 183.67 182.41 186.80 180.88 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.70 -2.30 8.70 -2.30 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.80 0.90 5.20 -2.10 percent [+]
Export Prices 162.92 167.60 225.35 60.13 Index points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 197.09 198.69 200.24 103.60 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 157.79 157.70 157.90 101.80 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 169.70 170.00 170.00 70.19 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.50 3.90 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.00 3.70 24.50 -5.36 1998 - 2018 percent Monthly
2009/2010=100




Country Last
Argentina 40.30 Sep/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.56 Oct/18
Canada 2.20 Sep/18
China 2.50 Oct/18
Euro Area 2.20 Oct/18
France 2.20 Oct/18
Germany 2.50 Oct/18
India 3.31 Oct/18
Indonesia 3.16 Oct/18
Italy 1.60 Oct/18
Japan 1.20 Sep/18
Mexico 4.90 Oct/18
Netherlands 2.10 Oct/18
Russia 3.50 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 2.10 Sep/18
Singapore 0.70 Sep/18
South Africa 4.90 Sep/18
South Korea 2.00 Oct/18
Spain 2.30 Oct/18
Switzerland 1.10 Oct/18
Turkey 25.24 Oct/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.50 Oct/18


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