The annual inflation rate in Brunei declined to a 3-month low of 1.8 percent in October 2021 from 2.2 percent in the previous month, which was the highest rate in 10 months. Price rose softer for food and non-alcoholic beverages (2.3% vs 2.5% in September), transport (5.0% vs 7.8%), restaurants and hotels (0.7% vs 1.6%). Meanwhile, prices continued to increase for clothing & footwear (9.5% vs 2.5%), health (1.1% vs 1.0%), communication (0.03% vs 0.03%), and miscellaneous goods and services (0.6% vs 0.6%). By contrast, prices fell further for furnishing (-0.3% vs -0.4%), housing (-0.2% vs -0.2%), and recreation & culture (-0.2% vs -0.2%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent in October, easing from a 0.4 percent gain in September. source: Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei

Inflation Rate in Brunei averaged 0.62 percent from 2007 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 3.59 percent in October of 2008 and a record low of -1.60 percent in December of 2016. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brunei Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brunei Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Brunei is expected to be 2.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Brunei Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2023 and 1.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Brunei Inflation Rate


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-07 04:30 AM Jan -0.1% 0.05% 0.2%
2019-03-29 12:30 AM Feb -0.2% -0.1%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 1.80 2.20 percent Oct/21
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.40 percent Oct/21
Food Inflation 2.30 2.50 percent Oct/21
Consumer Price Index CPI 103.10 103.00 points Oct/21

News Stream
Brunei Inflation Rate at 3-Month Low of 1.8%
The annual inflation rate in Brunei declined to a 3-month low of 1.8 percent in October 2021 from 2.2 percent in the previous month, which was the highest rate in 10 months. Price rose softer for food and non-alcoholic beverages (2.3% vs 2.5% in September), transport (5.0% vs 7.8%), restaurants and hotels (0.7% vs 1.6%). Meanwhile, prices continued to increase for clothing & footwear (9.5% vs 2.5%), health (1.1% vs 1.0%), communication (0.03% vs 0.03%), and miscellaneous goods and services (0.6% vs 0.6%). By contrast, prices fell further for furnishing (-0.3% vs -0.4%), housing (-0.2% vs -0.2%), and recreation & culture (-0.2% vs -0.2%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent in October, easing from a 0.4 percent gain in September.
2022-01-11
Brunei Inflation Rate at 10-Month High of 2.2%
The annual inflation rate in Brunei increased to a 10-month high of 2.2 percent in September 2021 from 1.9 percent in the previous month, with main upward pressure largely coming from food and non-alcoholic beverages (2.5% vs 2.1% in August), transport (7.8% vs 7.0%), restaurants and hotels (1.6% vs 1.4%),, clothing & footwear (2.5% vs 2.8%), health (1.0% vs 1.0%), communication (0.03% vs -0.01%), and miscellaneous goods and services (0.6% vs 0.7%). By contrast, prices fell further for furnishing (-0.4% vs -1.3%), housing (-0.2% vs -0.3%), and recreation & culture (-0.2% vs -0.1%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.4 percent in September, accelerating from a 0.2 percent rise in August.
2021-12-16
Brunei Inflation Rate at 7-Month High of 1.9%
The annual inflation rate in Brunei increased to a 7-month high of 1.9 percent in August 2021 from 1.5 percent in July, due to faster rises in prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages (2.1% vs 1.9%), restaurants and hotels (1.4% vs 1.2%), health (1.0% vs 0.8%), and miscellaneous goods and services (0.7% vs 0.3%). Also, there was a rebound in prices of clothing & footwear (2.8% vs -6.1%), while transport cost went up further (7.0% vs 7.5%). By contrast, prices fell for recreation & culture (-0.1% vs 0.3%), housing (-0.3% vs -0.2%), furnishing (-1.3% vs -2.0%), and communication (-0.01% vs -0.05%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.2 percent in August, rebounding from a 0.2 percent drop in July.
2021-11-11

Brunei Inflation Rate
In Brunei, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (19 percent of the total weight) and transport (18.8 percent). The index also includes: housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (11 percent); furnishings, household equipment and routine (11 percent); recreation and cultural activities (9.1 percent); hotels and restaurants (8.8 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (6.5 percent); communication (6.0 percent); clothing and footwear (4.2 percent); education (3.9 percent) and health (1.3 percent).