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

Consumer prices in the United Arab Emirates increased 1.15 percent year-on-year in September of 2017, following a 0.8 percent increase in August. Prices advanced at a faster pace for food and beverages (1.54 percent compared to 1.06 percent in August); transport (4.33 percent compared to 2.68 percent) and health (3.80 percent compared to 3.73 percent). Meanwhile, prices rose at a softer pace for miscellaneous goods and services (9.42 percent compared to 9.66 percent); furniture and household goods (0.37 percent compared to 1.33 percent) and education (2.54 percent compared to 3.31 percent). On the other hand, prices fell for housing and utilities (-0.09 percent compared to -0.97); restaurants and hotels (-0.43 percent compared to -0.25 percent); recreation and culture (-10.92 percent compared to -3.71 percent) and textiles, clothing and footwear (-2.46 percent compared to -3.08 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.13 percent from a 0.07 percent rise in August. Inflation Rate in the United Arab Emirates averaged 2.15 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
width
height
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-18 07:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 2% 2.2%
2017-10-03 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.8% 1.2% 1.4%
2017-10-27 08:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.15% 0.8% 1.2%
2017-11-23 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.15% 1.5%


United Arab Emirates Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.15 0.80 12.30 -0.40 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 107.60 107.46 107.94 89.17 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.54 1.06 8.66 -2.32 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.13 0.07 1.34 -0.84 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 112.94 113.56 114.67 96.24 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 103.21 102.09 111.46 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.15 0.80 12.30 -0.40 1990 - 2017 percent Monthly
2014=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Turkey 11.90 Oct/17
Mexico 6.37 Oct/17
India 3.58 Oct/17
Indonesia 3.58 Oct/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Oct/17
Brazil 2.70 Oct/17
Russia 2.70 Oct/17
United States 2.00 Oct/17
China 1.90 Oct/17
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
South Korea 1.80 Oct/17
Germany 1.60 Oct/17
Spain 1.60 Oct/17
Canada 1.40 Oct/17
Euro Area 1.40 Oct/17
Netherlands 1.30 Oct/17
France 1.10 Oct/17
Italy 1.00 Oct/17
Japan 0.70 Sep/17
Switzerland 0.70 Oct/17