Iraq Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Iraq was recorded at 2 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Iraq is reported by the Central Bank of Iraq. Inflation Rate in Iraq averaged 15.14 Percent from 2005 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 76.55 Percent in August of 2006 and a record low of -6.37 Percent in October of 2009. In Iraq, the most important components of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) basket are: housing, water, electricity and LPG (31.3 percent of total weight) and food and non-alcoholic beverages (30.1 percent). Transportation accounts for 11.1 percent, clothes and footwear for 7.3 percent, house supplies, appliances and maintenance for 6.4 percent. The index also includes: miscellaneous services and goods (3.9 percent), communications (2.9 percent), health (2.3 percent), recreation and culture (1.6 percent), restaurants (1.4 percent), education (1 percent) and alcoholic, beverages and tobacco (0.7 percent). The index has a base of 100 as of 2007. This page provides - Iraq Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-20

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
2.00 3.00 76.55 -6.37 1.35 | 2014/06 2005 - 2014 Percent Monthly
2007=100

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Iraq Inflation Rate
LIST BY COUNTRY


CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-08-15 03:00 PM Iraq
Inflation Rate YoY
Jun 2013 2.3% 1.1% 0.96%
2013-09-15 03:00 PM Iraq
Inflation Rate YoY
Jul 2013 2.5% 2.3% 1.56%
2013-11-18 08:40 AM Iraq
Inflation Rate YoY
Oct 2013 3.1% 0.3% 1.09%
2013-12-16 11:20 AM Iraq
Inflation Rate YoY
Nov 2013 2.7% 3.1% 0.6%
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Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Inflation Rate 2.00 2014-03-31 3.00 76.55 -6.37 1.35 2014-06-30 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 145.50 2014-03-15 145.70 147.00 119.70 145.82 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 145.00 2014-03-15 144.80 145.00 119.10 145.42 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.40 2014-03-15 1.26 107.04 -0.30 1.05 2014-06-30 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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