Zambia Inflation Rate  2005-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Zambia's consumer prices rose 6.3 percent year-on-year in August 2017, easing from a 6.6 percent increase in July. It is the lowest inflation rate since July of 2012, as prices went up at a slower pace for food (5.1 percent vs 5.3 percent in July), namely bread and cereals, meat and table salt. Also, cost of non-food items slowed (7.7 percent vs 8.1 percent), mostly for transport (diesel, petrol, car battery and motor cars). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent after decreasing 0.1 percent in July. Inflation Rate in Zambia averaged 10.04 percent from 2005 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 22.90 percent in February of 2016 and a record low of 6 percent in December of 2011.

Zambia Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-06-30 09:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY 6.8% 6.5% 6.5%
2017-07-27 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 6.6% 6.8% 6.6%
2017-08-31 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 6.3% 6.6% 6.4%
2017-09-29 07:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 6.3% 6.3%
2017-10-27 08:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 6.2%
2017-11-28 08:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 6.1%


Zambia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 6.30 6.60 22.90 6.00 percent [+]
Food Inflation 5.10 5.30 26.50 3.50 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 -0.10 6.20 -0.30 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 202.46 205.05 210.51 103.50 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 195.75 195.60 195.80 82.70 Index Points [+]


Zambia Inflation Rate

In Zambia, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides the latest reported value for - Zambia Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Zambia Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.30 6.60 22.90 6.00 2005 - 2017 percent Monthly




inflation rate by Country

Last
Australia 1.90 Jun/17
Brazil 2.46 Aug/17
Canada 1.40 Aug/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