Ghana Inflation Rate  1998-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Ghana increased 12.8 percent year-on-year in March of 2017, from a 13.2 percent rise in February. The inflation fell for the sixth consecutive month to the lowest since September of 2013, mainly due to a slowdown in cost of transport and health. Inflation Rate in Ghana averaged 17.09 percent from 1998 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 63 percent in March of 2001 and a record low of 0.40 percent in May of 1999.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2017-02-15 12:00 PM Jan 13.3% 15.4% 14.72%
2017-03-15 10:55 AM Feb 13.2% 13.3% 12.6%
2017-04-12 10:55 AM Mar 12.8% 13.2% 13.1%
2017-05-10 10:00 AM Apr 12.8% 13%
2017-06-15 10:30 AM May 13.3%
2017-07-13 10:30 AM Jun 12.9%




Ghana Inflation Rate Down To 12.8% In March


Consumer prices in Ghana increased 12.8 percent year-on-year in March of 2017, from a 13.2 percent rise in February. The inflation fell for the sixth consecutive month to the lowest since September of 2013, mainly due to a slowdown in cost of transport and health.

Year-on-year, prices rose less for transport (15.3 percent from 23.3 percent in February) and health (15.8 percent from 17.1 percent). In contrast, inflation accelerated for food and non-alcoholic beverages (7.3 percent from 7.1 percent); housing and utilities (7.9 percent from 7.1 percent); clothing and footwear (18.2 percent from 17.8 percent) and miscellaneous goods and services (16.7 percent from 15.3 percent). 

On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 1.3 percent, higher than 0.6 percent in February.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
4/12/2017 1:08:26 PM



Ghana Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 12.80 13.20 63.00 0.40 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 194.02 191.53 194.02 9.81 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 558.80 551.20 558.80 135.81 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 7.30 7.10 9.70 5.00 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 6.00 5.40 48.56 2.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.30 0.60 10.87 -3.34 percent [+]


Ghana Inflation Rate Notes

In Ghana, the most important components in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) are Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages (43.6 percent of total weight); Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Utilities (9.5 percent) and Clothing and Footwear (8.9 percent). Transport account for 7.2 percent of total index, Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 7 percent, Hotels, Cafés and Restaurants for 6 percent and Furnishing and Household Equipment for 4.6 percent. Education represents 3.8 percent of total weight, Recreation and Culture another 2.7 percent and Communication 2.6 percent. Health accounts for the remaining 2.4 percent and Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco and Narcotics 1.6 percent. This page provides - Ghana Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Ghana Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
12.80 13.20 63.00 0.40 1998 - 2017 percent Monthly
2012=100



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