The annual inflation rate in Uruguay fell to 8.01 percent in October 2018 from 8.26 percent in the previous month. It is the lowest inflation rate since May, as prices slowed mainly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (8.4 percent vs 9.3 percent in September) and transport (9.7 percent vs 10.1 percent). Also, cost rose less for recreation & culture (9.9 percent vs 10.2 percent). Meanwhile, inflation quickened for housing (6.2 percent vs 6.1 percent); health (6.6 percent vs 6.5 percent); restaurants & hotels (9.6 percent vs 9.4 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (6.7 percent vs 6.4 percent); clothing & footwear (3.3 percent vs 3.0 percent); communications (6.1 percent vs 6.0 percent) and education (9.3 percent vs 9.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.2 percent, below a 0.5 percent increase in September. Inflation Rate in Uruguay averaged 31.50 percent from 1938 until 2018, 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
2018-09-05 05:10 PM Inflation Rate YoY 8.31% 8.41% 8.6%
2018-10-03 05:10 PM Inflation Rate YoY 8.26% 8.31% 8.1%
2018-11-05 05:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 8.01% 8.26% 7.9%
2018-12-05 05:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 8.01% 7.8%


Uruguay Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 8.01 8.26 182.86 -7.12 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 186.66 186.23 186.66 0.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 192.81 192.55 192.81 0.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 10.66 12.93 149.94 -5.37 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.50 20.35 -5.50 percent [+]
Food Inflation 8.40 9.30 37.12 -1.82 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 254.52 250.72 254.52 97.85 Index Points [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 194.63 193.93 194.63 28.79 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 180.16 179.83 180.16 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.01 8.26 182.86 -7.12 1938 - 2018 percent Monthly
2010=100




Country Last
Argentina 40.30 Sep/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.56 Oct/18
Canada 2.20 Sep/18
China 2.50 Oct/18
Euro Area 2.20 Oct/18
France 2.20 Oct/18
Germany 2.50 Oct/18
India 3.31 Oct/18
Indonesia 3.16 Oct/18
Italy 1.60 Oct/18
Japan 1.20 Sep/18
Mexico 4.90 Oct/18
Netherlands 2.10 Oct/18
Russia 3.50 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 2.10 Sep/18
Singapore 0.70 Sep/18
South Africa 4.90 Sep/18
South Korea 2.00 Oct/18
Spain 2.30 Oct/18
Switzerland 1.10 Oct/18
Turkey 25.24 Oct/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.50 Oct/18


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