Vietnam Inflation Rate  1996-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Vietnam rose 2.98 percent year-on-year in October of 2017, compared to a 3.40 percent increase in a month earlier and reaching the lowest figure since July, as cost went up less for: transport (5.21 pct vs 5.69 pct in September); medicine (32.13 pct vs 42.39 pct); other goods & services (2.27 pct vs 2.32 pct); beverages, tobacco (1.40 pct vs 1.45 pct), and education (7.26 pct vs 7,72 pct). Meantime, prices rose more for: food (1.86 pct vs 1.31 pct); housing (5.18 pct vs 4.85 pct); culture, entertainment (0.75 pct vs 0.66 pct); garments (1.05 pct vs 0.93 pct) and household appliances (1.05 pct vs 0.98 pct). In contrast, prices fell for posts and telecoms (-0.46 pct vs -0.58 pct). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.41 percent, following a 0.59 percent increase in a month earlier. Inflation Rate in Vietnam averaged 6.52 percent from 1996 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 28.24 percent in August of 2008 and a record low of -2.60 percent in July of 2000.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-08-29 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.35% 2.52% 2.8%
2017-09-28 01:50 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.4% 3.35% 3.6%
2017-10-29 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.98% 3.4% 3.5%
2017-11-28 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.98% 3.6%
2017-12-26 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.8%


Vietnam Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.98 3.40 28.24 -2.60 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 107.27 106.83 107.27 100.17 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.32 1.32 2.20 1.29 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 147.41 145.80 182.44 0.11 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 109.00 96.20 124.80 88.10 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 105.40 94.20 120.20 88.40 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 99.30 100.59 121.35 98.66 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.41 0.59 3.91 -1.14 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 88.30 87.76 153.68 76.88 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.86 1.31 74.29 -10.12 percent [+]


Vietnam Inflation Rate

In Vietnam, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and food and drink services (36.12 percent of total weight), housing and construction materials (15.73 percent), transport (9.37 percent), household appliances (7.1 percent) and clothing and footwear (6.37 percent). The index also includes: education (6 percent), health (5 percent), culture, entertainment and tourism (4.29 percent), beverages and tobacco (3.59 percent), miscellaneous goods and services (3.3 percent) and posts and telecoms (2.89 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Vietnam Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Vietnam Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.98 3.40 28.24 -2.60 1996 - 2017 percent Monthly




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