Consumer prices in Kosovo jumped 12.5 percent over a year in May of 2022 following a 11.2 percent increase in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since July of 2008. On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.9 percent. source: Kosovo Agency of Statistics

Inflation Rate in Kosovo averaged 2.21 percent from 2003 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 14.20 percent in May of 2008 and a record low of -4.40 percent in May of 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - Kosovo Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Kosovo Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Kosovo is expected to be 12.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Kosovo Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.20 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Kosovo Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-11 01:00 PM Apr 11.2% 10% 11.5%
2022-06-10 12:30 PM May 12.5% 11.2% 12.3%
2022-07-12 12:30 PM Jun 12.5%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 12.50 11.20 percent May 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 121.40 120.30 points May 2022
Producer Prices 130.40 125.50 points Mar 2022
Import Prices 149.00 141.60 points Mar 2022
Food Inflation 17.10 15.10 percent May 2022
CPI Transportation 127.10 124.30 points May 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 109.30 110.80 points May 2022
Inflation Rate Mom 0.90 1.50 percent May 2022
Producer Prices Change 9.70 7.20 percent Mar 2022

Kosovo Inflation Rate
In Kosovo, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (39.2 percent of total weight). Transport accounts for 13.1 percent; Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance for 8.7 percent; Housing and Utilities for 7.9 percent; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco for 5.2 percent and Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 4.9 percent. Recreation and Culture; Clothing and Footwear; Communication; Restaurants and Hotels; Health and Education account for the remaining 21 percent of total weight.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.50 11.20 14.20 -4.40 2003 - 2022 percent Monthly
2015=100

News Stream
Kosovo March Inflation Rate at Near 11-Year High
Consumer prices in Kosovo jumped 10 percent over a year in March of 2022 following a 7.5 percent increase in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since May of 2011 as prices advanced at a faster rate for food and non-alcoholic beverages (13 percent vs 9.7 percent), transport (17.5 percent vs 13.9 percent), furnishing and household equipment (4.3 percent vs 3.4 percent), and housing and utilities (15.7 percent vs 9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 2.7 percent following a 1.1 percent rise in the previous month.
2022-04-12
Kosovo January Inflation Rate at 10-1/2-Year High
Consumer prices in Kosovo jumped 7.1 percent over a year in January of 2022 following a 6.7 percent increase in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since July of 2011 as prices advanced at a faster rate for food and non-alcoholic beverages (8.8 percent vs 8.1 percent), furnishing and household equipment (3.6 percent vs 2.9 percent), and housing and utilities (12.6 percent vs 4.8 percent). Meanwhile inflation eased for transport (12.9 percent vs 13.6 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up by 0.9 percent following a 0.5 percent rise in December.
2022-02-16
Kosovo Inflation Rate Slows to 6.7% in December
Consumer prices in Kosovo rose 6.7 percent over a year in December of 2021, easing from a 6.9 percent increase in the previous month amid a slowdown in costs of transport (13.6 percent vs 15.9 percent) and communication (0.2 percent vs 16.9 percent). Meanwhile, prices rose marginally for housing and utilities (4.8 percent vs 4.7 percent); health (1.2 percent vs 1.1 percent); education (1.7 percent vs 1.6 percent) and recreation and culture (1.6 percent vs 1.3 percent) whereas accelerated for food and non-alcoholic beverages (8.1 percent vs 6.7 percent in November); furnishing and household equipment (2.9 percent vs 2.5 percent); clothing and footwear (0.7 percent vs 0.1 percent); and restaurants and hotels (5.9 percent vs 4.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up by 0.5 percent, slowing from a 1.2 percent rise in November.
2022-01-12