Uruguay Inflation Rate  1938-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Uruguay increased 5.45 percent year-on-year in August of 2017, up from a 5.24 percent rise in July. The inflation rate rebounded after hitting in July a low since December of 2005, as prices increased at a faster pace for: food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.68 percent vs 0.12 percent), transport (5.46 percent vs 4.79 percent), recreation & culture (5.99 percent vs 5.80 percent), and furniture & household equipment (5.99 percent vs 5.80 percent). In contrast, prices increased at a softer pace for housing (8.19 percent vs 8.25 percent), restaurant & hotels (8.42 percent vs 8.54 percent), and miscellaneous goods & services (5.40 percent vs 5.86 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.77 percent, following a 0.32 percent rise in July. Inflation Rate in Uruguay averaged 31.86 percent from 1938 until 2017, 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.

Uruguay Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-05 05:10 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.31% 5.58% 5.14%
2017-08-03 05:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.24% 5.31% 5.1%
2017-09-05 05:10 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.45% 5.24% 5.05%
2017-10-04 05:20 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.45% 4.90%
2017-11-03 05:20 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.87%
2017-12-05 06:20 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.82%


Uruguay Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 5.45 5.24 182.86 -7.12 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 171.10 169.79 171.10 0.00 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.77 0.32 20.35 -5.50 percent [+]
Food Inflation 0.70 0.60 37.12 -1.82 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 239.25 240.19 240.19 96.87 Index Points [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 182.21 181.67 182.21 28.79 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 162.89 162.70 162.94 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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.45 5.24 182.86 -7.12 1938 - 2017 percent Monthly
2010=100




inflation rate by Country

Last
Australia 1.90 Jun/17
Brazil 2.46 Aug/17
Canada 1.20 Jul/17
China 1.80 Aug/17
Euro Area 1.50 Aug/17
France 0.90 Aug/17
Germany 1.80 Aug/17
India 3.36 Aug/17
Indonesia 3.82 Aug/17
Italy 1.20 Aug/17
Japan 0.40 Jul/17
Mexico 6.66 Aug/17
Netherlands 1.40 Aug/17
Russia 3.30 Aug/17
South Korea 2.60 Aug/17
Spain 1.60 Aug/17
Switzerland 0.50 Aug/17
Turkey 10.68 Aug/17
United Kingdom 2.90 Aug/17
United States 1.90 Aug/17