The annual inflation rate in Uruguay went up to 8.05 percent in November 2018 from 8.01 percent in the previous month. Prices rose faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (6.97 percent from 8.35 percent in October); health (12.61 percent from 6.57 percent); recreation & culture (10.12 percent from 9.88 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (7.04 percent from 6.66 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (11.05 percent from 10.89 percent). On the other hand, cost slowed for housing (6 percent from 6.22 percent); transport (9.56 percent from 9.69 percent); restaurant & hotels (9.37 percent from 9.63 percent); furniture & household equipment (8.42 percent from 8.63 percent); clothing & footwear (2.84 percent from 3.28 percent); communication (6.02 percent from 6.05 percent) and education (9.23 percent from 9.25 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.4 percent, following a 0.2 percent rise in October. Inflation Rate in Uruguay averaged 31.47 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.

Inflation Rate in Uruguay is expected to be 8.10 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 7.80 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
2018-09-05 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 8.05% 8.01% 7.8%
2019-01-04 05:10 PM Inflation Rate YoY 8.05% 8.1%
2019-02-05 05:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-03-05 05:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY


Uruguay Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 8.05 8.01 182.86 -7.12 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 187.34 186.66 187.34 0.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 190.16 192.81 192.81 0.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 10.19 10.66 149.94 -5.37 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.20 20.35 -5.50 percent [+]
Food Inflation 6.97 8.40 37.12 -1.82 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 254.52 250.72 254.52 97.85 Index Points [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 194.81 194.63 194.81 28.79 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 180.34 180.16 180.34 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
8.05 8.01 182.86 -7.12 1938 - 2018 percent Monthly
2010=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 45.50 Oct/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.05 Nov/18
Canada 2.40 Oct/18
China 2.20 Nov/18
Euro Area 2.00 Nov/18
France 1.90 Nov/18
Germany 2.30 Nov/18
India 2.33 Nov/18
Indonesia 3.23 Nov/18
Italy 1.70 Nov/18
Japan 1.40 Oct/18
Mexico 4.72 Nov/18
Netherlands 2.00 Nov/18
Russia 3.80 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 2.40 Oct/18
Singapore 0.70 Oct/18
South Africa 5.20 Nov/18
South Korea 2.00 Nov/18
Spain 1.70 Nov/18
Switzerland 0.90 Nov/18
Turkey 21.62 Nov/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.20 Nov/18


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