Bolivia Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Bolivia was recorded at 6.12 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Bolivia is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Bolivia. Inflation Rate in Bolivia averaged 305.78 Percent from 1968 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 23464.36 Percent in September of 1985 and a record low of -1.27 Percent in October of 2001. In Bolivia, the main components of the consumer price index are: Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (27.4 percent of the total weight); Transports (12.5 percent); Housing and Basic Services (11.1 percent) and Restaurants and Hotels (11.07 percent). Miscellaneous Goods and Services account for 7.1 percent; Furniture, Household Goods and Services for 6.7 percent; Leisure and Culture for 6.3 percent and Clothing and Footwear for 6.3 percent. Others include: Education (4.7 percent); Communications (3.5 percent); Health Care (2.5 percent) and Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco (0.9 percent). The national index has a base of 100 as of 2007. The CPI reflects the prices and spending patterns registered in the capital cities of the nine regions of the country, plus the city of El Alto. This page provides - Bolivia Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
6.12 6.17 23464.36 -1.27 6.24 | 2014/04 1968 - 2014 Percent Monthly
2007=100

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Bolivia Inflation Rate
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Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 149.97 2014-03-15 149.65 149.97 0.00 150.48 2014-04-30 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate 6.12 2014-03-31 6.17 23464.36 -1.27 6.24 2014-04-30 Percent [+]
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Inflation Rate | Notes
The data given on this page shows an annual change in the Consumer Price Index. The CPI measures changes in the price level of consumer goods and services purchased by households. The CPI is calculated by taking price changes for each item in the predetermined basket of goods and services and averaging them. The items weight according to their importance. Depending on the country, the highest weights are usually given to the food, energy, housing, clothing, medical care, transportation and household equipment.


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Bolivia Capital Flows at 6.20 USD Million  
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Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Bolivia increased to 149.97 Index Points in March of 2014 from 149.65 Index Points in February of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Bolivia is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Bolivia.
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Bolivia Gdp Constant Prices at 9725038.00 BOB THO  
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Imports in Bolivia increased to 944 USD Million in December of 2013 from 830.20 USD Million in November of 2013. Imports in Bolivia is reported by the Banco Central de Bolivia.
Bolivia Government Budget at 0.83 Percent of GDP  
Bolivia recorded a Government Budget surplus equal to 0.83 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Government Budget in Bolivia is reported by the Inter-American Development Bank.
Bolivia Interest Rate at 2.14 Percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Bolivia was last recorded at 2.14 percent. Interest Rate in Bolivia is reported by the Banco Central de Bolivia.
Bolivia Balance of Trade at -70.70 USD Million  
Bolivia recorded a trade deficit of 70.70 USD Million in December of 2013. Balance of Trade in Bolivia is reported by the Banco Central de Bolivia.
Bolivia Gold Reserves at 42.51 Tonnes  
Gold Reserves in Bolivia increased to 42.51 Tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 42.34 Tonnes in the third quarter of 2013. Gold Reserves in Bolivia is reported by the World Gold Council.
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