The annual inflation rate in the Dominican Republic accelerated to 8.5 percent in December of 2021 from 8.2 percent in the previous period, marking the highest in the past six months. The costs accelerated for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (12.47 percent vs 12.3 percent), restaurants & hotels (9.88 percent vs 9.4 percent), food & non-alcoholic beverages (9.22 percent vs 8.1 percent), miscellaneous goods & services (6.81 percent vs 6.5 percent), furniture (6.62 percent vs 6.2 percent). Meanwhile, the inflation eased for transports (16.24 percent vs 17.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.73 percent, after jumping 1.08 percent in the previous month. source: Central Bank of Dominican Republic

Inflation Rate in Dominican Republic averaged 13.43 percent from 1984 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 82.49 percent in February of 1991 and a record low of -1.57 percent in September of 2009. This page provides - Dominican Republic Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Dominican Republic Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Dominican Republic is expected to be 7.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Dominican Republic Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Dominican Republic Inflation Rate


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-12-15 06:00 PM Nov 8.23% 7.72% 7.62%
2022-01-14 08:00 PM Dec 8.5% 8.23% 8.56%
2022-02-15 07:00 PM Jan 8.5%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 8.50 8.23 percent Dec/21
Consumer Price Index CPI 113.26 112.45 points Dec/21
Inflation Rate Mom 0.73 1.08 percent Dec/21
Core Inflation Rate 6.87 6.63 percent Dec/21
Core Consumer Prices 110.03 109.35 points Dec/21
Food Inflation 8.06 8.54 percent Nov/21
CPI Transportation 123.30 120.43 points Nov/21
CPI Housing Utilities 109.98 108.18 points Nov/21
GDP Deflator 194.50 187.00 points Jun/21

News Stream
Dominican Republic Inflation at 6-Month High
The annual inflation rate in the Dominican Republic accelerated to 8.5 percent in December of 2021 from 8.2 percent in the previous period, marking the highest in the past six months. The costs accelerated for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (12.47 percent vs 12.3 percent), restaurants & hotels (9.88 percent vs 9.4 percent), food & non-alcoholic beverages (9.22 percent vs 8.1 percent), miscellaneous goods & services (6.81 percent vs 6.5 percent), furniture (6.62 percent vs 6.2 percent). Meanwhile, the inflation eased for transports (16.24 percent vs 17.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.73 percent, after jumping 1.08 percent in the previous month.
2022-01-14
Dominican Republic Inflation at 5-Month High
The annual inflation rate in the Dominican Republic accelerated to 8.2 percent in November of 2021 from 7.7 percent in the previous period, marking the highest in the past five months. The costs accelerated for transports (17.2 percent vs 14.9 percent in October), restaurants & hotels (9.4 percent vs 9.3 percent), miscellaneous goods & services (6.5 percent vs 6.3 percent), housing (6.4 percent vs 5.1 percent), furniture (6.2 percent vs 6 percent), and clothing & footwear (1.4 percent vs 1 percent). Meanwhile, the prices for communication fell at a lower rate (-1.2 percent vs -1.7 percent). On the other hand, the inflation eased for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (12.3 percent vs 12.4 percent), food & non-alcoholic beverages (8.1 percent vs 8.5 percent), healthcare (4.9 percent vs 5 percent), and education (3.1 percent vs 3.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices jumped 1.08 percent, accelerating from the 0.64 percent increase in the previous month.
2021-12-15
Dominican Republic Inflation Steady at 7.7% in October
The annual inflation rate in the Dominican Republic remained around 7.7 percent in October of 2021. Inflation eased for food & non-alcoholic beverages (8.5 percent vs 10.1 percent in September), and healthcare (5.0 percent vs 5.1 percent). Conversely, consumer prices rose at a higher pace for transportation (14.9 percent vs 14.0 percent), alcoholic beverages & tobacco (12.4 percent vs 11.7 percent), restaurants & hotels (9.3 percent vs 8.9 percent), furniture (6.0 percent vs 5.6 percent), and housing & utilities (5.1 percent vs 4.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.64 percent, accelerating from the 0.45 percent increase in September.
2021-11-15

Dominican Republic Inflation Rate
In Dominican Republic, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (25.1 percent of total weight). Transport accounts for 18 percent; Housing and Utilities for 11.6 percent; Restaurants and Hotels for 8.5 percent; Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 7.5 percent and Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance for 6.5 percent. Health; Clothing and Footwear; Recreation and Culture; Education; Communication and Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco account for the remaining 22.8 percent of total weight.