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

The annual inflation rate in Uganda fell to 1.7 percent in May of 2018 from 1.8 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since October of 2014, as prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages decreased further (-1.7 percent compared to -1.6 percent in April). Additionally, cost eased for housing and utilities (5.8 percent compared to 5.9 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (0.5 percent compared to 0.6 percent); health (2.2 percent compared to 2.4 percent); restaurants and hotels (3.4 percent compared to 4.5 percent) and recreation and culture (1.1 percent compared to 2.5 percent). On the other hand, cost of transportation (7.8 percent compared to 7.3 percent) and clothing and footwear (2.8 percent compared to 2.3 percent) rose faster while inflation was steady for education (4.7 percent, the same as in April) and furnishings and household equipment (3.7 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.5 percent, after increasing 0.3 percent in April. Inflation Rate in Uganda averaged 6.47 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
2018-03-29 08:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2% 2.1% 1.9%
2018-04-30 08:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.8% 2% 2.1%
2018-05-31 08:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.7% 1.8% 2.0%
2018-06-26 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.7% 2%
2018-07-31 10:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1%
2018-08-31 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.5%


Uganda Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.70 1.80 24.50 -5.36 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 171.80 171.00 171.80 101.90 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -1.70 -1.60 40.65 -11.22 percent [+]
Import Prices 143.29 137.96 208.65 64.95 Index points [+]
Producer Prices 184.32 184.25 186.80 180.88 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 0.20 1.40 9.10 0.20 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50 0.30 5.20 -2.10 percent [+]
Export Prices 185.56 182.67 225.35 60.13 Index points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 192.80 191.90 192.80 103.60 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 149.30 149.30 149.30 101.80 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 165.10 164.70 165.70 70.19 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.10 1.60 22.70 1.10 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 June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.70 1.80 24.50 -5.36 1998 - 2018 percent Monthly
2009/2010=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
Brazil 2.86 May/18
Canada 2.20 Apr/18
China 1.80 May/18
Euro Area 1.90 May/18
France 2.00 May/18
Germany 2.20 May/18
India 4.87 May/18
Indonesia 3.23 May/18
Italy 1.00 May/18
Japan 0.60 Apr/18
Mexico 4.51 May/18
Netherlands 1.70 May/18
Russia 2.40 May/18
South Korea 1.50 May/18
Spain 2.10 May/18
Switzerland 1.00 May/18
Turkey 12.15 May/18
United Kingdom 2.40 May/18
United States 2.80 May/18


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