United Arab Emirates Inflation Rate  1990-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The annual inflation rate in the United Arab Emirates rose to 3.8 percent in July 2018 from 3.3 percent in the previous month, as transport costs jumped 17.3 percent partly because of higher gasoline prices, following a 10.8 percent advance in June. Meanwhile, food and soft drink prices rose at a softer pace (2.6 percent vs 2.7 percent in June) while housing and utility deflation continued to deepen (-3.6 percent vs -3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged down 0.1 percent, following a 0.4 percent gain in June. Inflation Rate in the United Arab Emirates averaged 2.24 percent from 1990 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 12.30 percent in December of 2008 and a record low of -0.40 percent in October of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-07-03 06:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.5% 3.5% 3.6%
2018-07-31 11:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.3% 3.5% 3.2%
2018-08-23 04:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.8% 3.3% 3.3%
2018-09-24 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.8% 3.7%
2018-10-26 08:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.6%
2018-11-23 07:55 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.5%


United Arab Emirates Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.80 3.30 12.30 -0.40 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 111.40 111.50 112.29 89.17 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.60 2.70 8.66 -2.32 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.40 2.70 -0.84 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 109.53 110.15 114.67 96.24 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 118.04 117.52 118.04 85.03 [+]


United Arab Emirates Inflation Rate

In United Arab Emirates, the main components of the consumer price index are: Housing (34.1 percent of the total weight); Food and Soft Drinks (14.3 percent) and Transportation (14.6 percent). Education accounts for 7.7 percent; Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 6.3 percent; Furniture and Household Goods for 5.6 percent and Communications for 5.4 percent. Others include: Restaurants and Hotels (4 percent); Recreation and Culture (3.2 percent); Textiles, Clothing and Footwear (3.2 percent); Medical Care (1.4 percent) and Beverages and Tobacco (0.3 percent). The national index has a base of 100 as of 2014. . This page provides the latest reported value for - United Arab Emirates Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Arab Emirates 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 3.30 12.30 -0.40 1990 - 2018 percent Monthly
2014=100




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