East Timor Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in East Timor was recorded at 2.36 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in East Timor is reported by the National Statistics Directorate, Timor. Inflation Rate in East Timor averaged 7.48 Percent from 2004 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 18 Percent in February of 2007 and a record low of -2.50 Percent in August of 2009. In East Timor, the Dili Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. The most important components in the CPI are Food (56.7 percent of which 13.1 percent are cereals, particularly the rice); Alcohol and Tobacco (4.8 percent); Clothing and Footwear (5.4 percent); Housing (10.2 percent); Household Furnishing (7.9 percent); Health (4.2 percent); Recreation and Education (3.5 percent); and Transports and Communications (4.1 percent). This page provides - East Timor Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-20

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
2.36 2.96 18.00 -2.50 1.49 | 2014/03 2004 - 2014 Percent Monthly
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East Timor Inflation Rate
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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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East Timor Unemployment Rate at 9.80 Percent  
Unemployment Rate in East Timor increased to 9.80 percent in 2010 from 7.20 percent in 2004. Unemployment Rate in East Timor is reported by the National Statistics Directorate, Timor.
East Timor Current Account to GDP at 40.00 Percent  
East Timor recorded a Current Account surplus of 40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Current Account to GDP in East Timor is reported by the Central Bank of Timor-Leste.
East Timor Current Account at 1900.00 USD Thousand  
East Timor recorded a Current Account surplus of 1900 USD Thousand in 2013. Current Account in East Timor is reported by the Central Bank of Timor-Leste.
East Timor GDP Annual Growth Rate at 8.00 Percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in East Timor expanded 8 percent in 2013 from the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in East Timor is reported by the National Statistics Directorate, Timor.
East Timor Balance of Trade at -35237.18 USD Thousand  
East Timor recorded a trade deficit of 35237.18 USD Thousand in February of 2014. Balance of Trade in East Timor is reported by the National Statistics Directorate, Timor.
East Timor Imports at 37747.18 USD Thousand  
Imports in East Timor decreased to 37747.18 USD Thousand in February of 2014 from 99402.29 USD Thousand in January of 2014. Imports in East Timor is reported by the National Statistics Directorate, Timor.
East Timor Exports at 2510.00 USD Thousand  
Exports in East Timor increased to 2510 USD Thousand in February of 2014 from 2243.40 USD Thousand in January of 2014. Exports in East Timor is reported by the National Statistics Directorate, Timor.
East Timor Inflation Rate at 2.36 Percent  
The inflation rate in East Timor was recorded at 2.36 percent in February of 2014. Inflation Rate in East Timor is reported by the National Statistics Directorate, Timor.
East Timor Government Budget at -0.50 Percent of GDP  
East Timor recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 0.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2012. Government Budget in East Timor is reported by the National Statistics Directorate, Timor.
East Timor GDP per capita at 690.83 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in East Timor was last recorded at 690.83 US dollars in 2012. The GDP per Capita in East Timor is equivalent to 6 percent of the worlds average. GDP per capita in East Timor is reported by the World Bank.
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