Annual inflation rate in Uruguay rose to 7.49 percent in February 2019 from 7.39 percent in the prior month. Prices rose faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (7.54% vs 6.42% in January); health (8.44% vs 8.17%); education (9.03% vs 8.79%); miscellaneous goods & services (8.41% vs 8.07%) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (7.59% vs 6.39%). On the other hand, inflation slowed mainly for housing (6.46% vs 7.23%); transport (8% vs 8.47%); restaurants & hotels (8.26% vs 8.32%); recreation & culture (9.75% vs 9.95%) and clothing & footwear (2.16% vs 2.36%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 1 percent, following a 2.2 percent increase in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Uruguay averaged 31.40 percent from 1938 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 182.86 percent in June of 1968 and a record low of -7.12 percent in February of 1950.

Inflation Rate in Uruguay is expected to be 7.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Uruguay to stand at 7.60 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Uruguay Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 7.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-12-05 05:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 8.05% 8.01% 7.8%
2019-01-04 05:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 7.96% 8.05% 8%
2019-02-06 04:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY 7.39% 7.96% 7.9%
2019-03-01 05:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY 7.49% 7.39% 7.8%
2019-04-03 05:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY 7.49% 7.7%
2019-05-03 05:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-06-05 05:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY


Uruguay Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 7.49 7.39 182.86 -7.12 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 192.53 190.67 192.53 0.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 194.42 191.76 194.42 0.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 10.86 10.68 149.94 -5.37 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.00 2.20 20.35 -5.50 percent [+]
Food Inflation 7.54 6.42 37.12 -1.82 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 256.58 253.78 256.58 98.51 Index Points [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 201.98 201.37 201.98 28.79 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 183.13 183.07 183.13 34.75 Index Points [+]


Uruguay Inflation Rate

In Uruguay, the most important categories in the CPI basket are Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (26.1 percent of the total weight) and Housing (13.7 percent). Transportation accounts for 10.1 percent; Health care for 7.71 percent; Restaurants and Accommodation Services for 7.70 percent; Recreation and Culture for 6.5 percent. Others include: Miscellaneous Goods and Services (6.3 percent); Furniture and Household Conservation Items (5.7 percent); Clothing and Footwear (5.4 percent); Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco and Narcotics (4.3 percent); Communications (3.4 percent) and Education (3.1 percent). The CPI index has a base of 100 as of 2010. This page provides the latest reported value for - Uruguay Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Uruguay Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.49 7.39 182.86 -7.12 1938 - 2019 percent Monthly
2010=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 50.70 Feb/19
Australia 1.80 Dec/18
Brazil 3.89 Feb/19
Canada 1.40 Jan/19
China 1.50 Feb/19
Euro Area 1.50 Feb/19
France 1.30 Feb/19
Germany 1.50 Feb/19
India 2.57 Feb/19
Indonesia 2.57 Feb/19
Italy 1.00 Feb/19
Japan 0.20 Feb/19
Mexico 3.94 Feb/19
Netherlands 2.60 Feb/19
Russia 5.20 Feb/19
Saudi Arabia -2.20 Feb/19
Singapore 0.40 Jan/19
South Africa 4.10 Feb/19
South Korea 0.50 Feb/19
Spain 1.10 Feb/19
Switzerland 0.60 Feb/19
Turkey 19.67 Feb/19
United Kingdom 1.90 Feb/19
United States 1.50 Feb/19


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