Chile Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Chile was recorded at 3.50 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Chile is reported by the National Institute of Statistics, Chile. Inflation Rate in Chile averaged 44.36 Percent from 1951 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 746.30 Percent in April of 1974 and a record low of -3.40 Percent in November of 2009. In Chile, the main components of the consumer price index are: Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (19 percent of the total weight); Transportation (14.5 percent) and Housing, Water, Electricity and Other Fuels (13.8 percent). Education account for 8 percent; Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 7.2 percent and Furniture and Household Equipment and Conservation for 7 percent. Others include: Leisure and Culture (6.7 percent); Health (6.4 percent); Communications (5 percent); Clothing and Footwear (4.5 percent); Restaurants and Hotels (4.4 percent) and Alcoholic Beverages, Narcotics and Tobacco (3.3 percent). The national index has a base of 100 as of 2013. The CPI reflects the prices and spending patterns registered in the regional capitals and suburban areas of the fifteen regions of the country. This page provides - Chile Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
3.50 3.20 746.30 -3.40 3.16 | 2014/04 1951 - 2014 Percent Monthly
2013=100

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Chile Inflation Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-01-08 11:00 AM Chile
Inflation Rate YoY
Dec 2013 3.0% 2.40% 2.37%
2014-02-07 11:00 AM Chile
Inflation Rate YoY
Jan 2014 2.8% 3.0% 2.5%
2014-03-07 11:00 AM Chile
Inflation Rate YoY
Feb 2014 3.2% 2.8% 2.45%
2014-04-08 12:00 PM Chile
Inflation Rate YoY
Mar 2014 3.5% 3.2% 2.6%
2014-05-08 12:00 PM Chile
Inflation Rate YoY
Apr 2014 3.5% 3.16%
2014-06-06 12:00 PM Chile
Inflation Rate YoY
May 2014 3.33%
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Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 103.04 2014-03-15 102.18 103.04 0.00 103.47 2014-04-30 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.57 2014-03-15 101.86 102.57 2.96 102.94 2014-04-30 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 110.90 2013-11-15 110.00 128.70 40.10 105.90 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 94.20 2013-11-15 93.70 104.20 69.40 92.96 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.90 2014-03-31 2.70 37.70 -2.90 3.22 2014-04-30 Percent [+]
Inflation Rate 3.50 2014-03-31 3.20 746.30 -3.40 3.16 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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