United Arab Emirates Inflation Rate  1990-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Consumer prices in the United Arab Emirates rose 1.2 percent year-on-year in July of 2017, easing from a 2 percent increase in June. It is the lowest inflation rate since December last year. Prices rose at a softer pace for: Housing and utilities (0.93 percent vs 0.98 percent in June); food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.13 percent vs 1.50 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (10.54 percent vs 10.90 percent); furniture and household goods (0.67 percent vs 1.19 percent) and restaurants and hotels (1.73 percent vs 1.81 percent). In addition, cost declined for transport (-1.07 percent vs 5.10 percent); recreation and culture (-0.87 percent vs -7.83 percent) and textiles, clothing and footwear (-1.22 percent vs 1.03 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.5 percent after a 0.6 percent rise in June. Inflation Rate in the United Arab Emirates averaged 2.17 percent from 1990 until 2017, 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.

United Arab Emirates Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-06-22 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 2.2% 1.9%
2017-08-03 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 2% 1.9% 1.8%
2017-09-18 07:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 2% 2.2%
2017-09-28 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 1.4%
2017-11-22 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9%
2017-12-25 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.2%


United Arab Emirates Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.20 2.00 12.30 -0.40 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 107.94 107.34 107.94 89.17 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.10 1.50 8.66 -2.32 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.50 0.60 1.34 -0.84 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 113.56 113.97 114.67 96.24 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 106.09 101.84 111.46 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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.20 2.00 12.30 -0.40 1990 - 2017 percent Monthly
2014=100




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