Angola Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Angola was recorded at 6.89 percent in June of 2014. Inflation Rate in Angola averaged 40.73 Percent from 2001 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 241.08 Percent in January of 2001 and a record low of 6.89 Percent in June of 2014. Inflation Rate in Angola is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estatística, Angola.


Angola Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.89 6.95 241.08 6.89 2001 - 2014 Percent Monthly
2011M12=100, NSA
In Angola, the Luanda Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change over time in the cost of a fixed basket of 240 goods and services. The most important components in the CPI are Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages (55.1 percent of total weight); Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuel (11.1 percent) and Clothing and Footwear (7 percent). Miscellaneous Goods and Services account for 6.9 percent of total index, Housing Equipment and Routine Maintenance of the House for 6.3 percent, Transport for 3.9 percent and Restaurants and Hotels for 3.2 percent. Health represents 2.5 percent of total weight, Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco 2.3 percent, Recreation 1.6 percent and Education 0.01 percent. This page provides - Angola Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Angola Inflation Rate Slightly Down

The annual inflation rate in Angola edged down to 6.89 percent in June of 2014, from 6.95 percent recorded in May, and compared with 9.19 percent a year ago. It is the lowest inflation rate on record.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices decelerated to 0.57 percent in June of 2014 from 0.62 percent registered in May. Lower prices were registered for food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.4 percent in June from 0.53 percent registered in May), health (0.33 percent from 0.44 percent), transport (0.66 percent from 0.7 percent), recreation and culture (0.39 percent from 0.69 percent), hotels, cafes and restaurants (0.79 percent from 0.93 percent). Education and communication cost remained unchanged in June.

The highest inflationary pressure came from clothing and footwear (+1.35 percent mom), followed by furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house (+1.27 percent), alcoholic drinks and tobacco (+1.12 percent), other goods and services (+0.96 percent).

Among regions, the highest monthly inflation rate was recorded in Namibe (0.49 percent) in June of 2014, and the lowest in Cabinda (0.13 percent).

Isabel Felino |
7/23/2014 7:05:15 PM

Recent Releases

Angola Inflation Rate Down to Record Low
Angola annual inflation rate eased slightly for the fourth straight month to 6.95 percent in May of 2014 from 7.22 percent in the previous month. It is the lowest rate on record. Published on 2014-06-12

Angola Inflation Rate Slows in April
Angola’s annual inflation rate eased for the third straight month to 7.22 percent in April of 2014 from 7.32 in the previous month and 9.11 percent one year earlier. Published on 2014-05-19

Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-03-12 05:30 PM Angola
Inflation Rate YoY
Feb 2014 7.48% 7.84% 7.48%
2014-04-16 03:00 PM Angola
Inflation Rate YoY
Mar 2014 7.32% 7.48% 7.29%
2014-05-19 10:00 AM Angola
Inflation Rate YoY
Apr 2014 7.22% 7.32% 7%
2014-06-12 11:50 AM Angola
Inflation Rate YoY
May 2014 6.95% 7.22% 7.09%
2014-08-12 03:00 PM Angola
Inflation Rate
Jul 2014 6.89% 6.59%

Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 6.89 6.95 241.08 6.89 Percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.57 0.62 1.73 0.41 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index (cpi) 145.40 144.60 263.70 0.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 6.90 7.33 137.47 6.90 Percent [+]

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