Egypt Inflation Rate  1958-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Egypt's annual urban consumer price inflation eased to 13.6 percent in October 2016 from 14.1 percent in September. Inflation rate eased for the second consecutive month to hit its lowest level since May this year, as prices rose at a slower pace for fruits and vegetables (4.6 percent from 16.8 percent), goods and services (12.6 percent from 12.7 percent). Meanwhile, core inflation, which strips out the price of volatile items such as fruit and vegetables, rose to 15.72 percent from 13.93 percent in September. Last week, the central bank floated the pound and hiked interest rates by 300 basis points. Inflation Rate in Egypt averaged 9.01 percent from 1958 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 35.10 percent in June of 1986 and a record low of -4.20 percent in August of 1962.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-09-08 06:00 AM Aug 15.5% 14% 14.2%
2016-10-10 06:30 AM Sep 14.1% 15.5% 16.3%
2016-11-10 06:00 AM Oct 13.6% 14.1% 14.9%
2016-12-08 06:00 AM Nov 13.6% 15%
2017-01-10 06:30 AM Dec
2017-02-10 07:15 AM Jan




Egypt Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 13.60 14.10 35.10 -4.20 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.70 1.25 9.93 -7.00 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 195.80 192.50 195.80 1.20 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 180.30 175.30 180.30 98.90 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 15.72 13.93 22.30 3.84 percent [+]
Food Inflation 13.82 14.80 22.03 5.46 percent [+]
Producer Prices 2.40 0.50 4.70 -6.80 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 10.70 7.30 20.60 -13.40 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 151.50 149.00 151.50 100.00 Index Points [+]



Egypt Inflation Rate Notes

In Egypt, the headline Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the cost of a fixed basket of goods and services that are purchased by a representative sample of households from urban areas, which include Cairo, Alexandria, urban Lower Egypt, urban Upper Egypt, Canal cities and Frontier governorates. The most important categories in the headline CPI are Food and Beverages (40 percent of total weight); Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and other Fuels (18.4 percent); Medical Care (6.3 percent) and Transportation (5.7 percent). Clothing and Footwear account for 5.4 percent of total index and Education for 4.6 percent. Hotels, Cafes and Restaurants represent 4.4 percent of total weight and Furnishings, Household Equipment and Routine Maintenance of the Dwelling for 3.8 percent. Miscellaneous Goods and Services account for 3.7 percent, Communications 3.1 percent, Recreation and Culture 2.4 percent and Tobacco and Related Products 2.2 percent. This page provides - Egypt Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Egypt Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
13.60 14.10 35.10 -4.20 1958 - 2016 percent Monthly
2010=100



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