Inflation Rate in Brunei increased to 3.20 percent in February from 2.80 percent in January of 2022. source: Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei

Inflation Rate in Brunei averaged 0.69 percent from 2007 until 2022, 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 June of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Brunei is expected to be 4.50 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



Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 3.20 2.80 percent Feb 2022
Inflation Rate Mom 0.80 1.10 percent Feb 2022
Food Inflation 2.60 2.50 percent Feb 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 104.70 103.60 points Jan 2022

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).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.20 2.80 3.59 -1.60 2007 - 2022 percent Monthly
2010=100

News Stream
Brunei Inflation Rate Highest Since 2011
The annual inflation rate in Brunei increased to 2.8 percent in January 2022 from 2.2 percent in the previous month. This was the highest figure since October 2011, with main upward price pressures coming from prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages (2.5% vs 2.0% in December 2021), furnishing (1.8% vs 1.5%), housing (0.2% vs -0.2%), clothing & footwear (9.9% vs 11.2%), health (0.7% vs 1%), transport (5.5% vs 5.9%), restaurants and hotels (0.4% vs 0.4%), and miscellaneous goods and services (10% vs 1.6%). In contrast, cost of recreation & culture fell further (-0.2% vs -0.1). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 1.1 percent in January, the most since December 2014, accelerating from a 0.2 percent gain in December.
2022-06-07
Brunei Inflation Rate Highest in 13 Months
The annual inflation rate in Brunei rose to 2.2 percent in December 2021 from 1.9 percent in the previous month. This was the highest figure since November 2020, with main upward pressures largely coming from cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages (2.0% vs 2.4% in November), clothing & footwear (11.2% vs 7.9%), furnishing (1.5% vs 0.1%), health (1% vs 1%), transport (5.9% vs 5.3%), restaurants and hotels (0.4% vs 0.2%), and miscellaneous goods and services (1.6% vs 1.2%). In contrast, cost fell for both housing fell further (-0.2% vs -0.2%), and recreation & culture (-0.1% vs flat reading). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.2 percent in December after gaining 0.3 percent in November. For the whole year, the overall CPI registered an increase of 1.7 percent compared to the same period of 2020.
2022-04-06
Brunei Inflation Rate Inches Higher
The annual inflation rate in Brunei edged up to 1.9 percent in November 2021 from a three-month low of 1.8 percent in the previous month. There were rises in cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages (2.4% vs 2.3% in October), transport (5.3% vs 5%), restaurants and hotels (0.2% vs 0.7%). clothing & footwear (7.9% vs 9.5%), health (1% vs 1.1%), and miscellaneous goods and services (1.2% vs 0.6%), furnishing (0.1% vs -0.3%), At the same time, prices of recreation & culture were almost flat ( vs -0.2%) while that of In contrast, prices of housing fell further (-0.2% vs -0.2%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3 percent in November after gaining 0.1 percent in October.
2022-03-07