Kuwait Inflation Rate  1995-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Kuwait went up 3.40 percent year-on-year in November of 2016, compared to a 3.62 percent rise in October. It was the lowest inflation rate since August, as prices rose at a slower pace for: food & beverages (+0.19 percent from +0.72 percent in the prior month), transport (+10 percent from +10.40 percent), communication (+0.2 percent from +0.40 percent), health (+1.86 percent from +2.10 percent), recreational and cultural (+0.16 percent from +0.23 percent), restaurant and hotels (+2.7 percent from +2.84 percent), miscellaneous goods and services (+0.92 percent from +1.46 percent) and tobacco (+0.2 percent from +0.46 percent. While prices rose at a faster pace for home furnishing and maintenance (+2.15 percent from +2.08 percent), cost was steady for education (+2.70 percent). In contrast, prices fell for clothing and footwear (-1.09 percent from -0.86 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.14 percent, following a 0.07 percent drop in October. Inflation Rate in Kuwait averaged 3.07 percent from 1995 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 11.64 percent in August of 2008 and a record low of -1.15 percent in April of 1998.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-10-24 09:40 AM Sep 3.77% 2.9% 2.9%
2016-11-24 01:00 AM Oct 3.62% 3.8% 3.8%
2016-12-26 01:00 AM Nov 3.40% 3.62% 3.6%
2017-01-24 07:00 AM Dec 3.40% 3.30%
2017-02-27 07:00 AM Jan 3.41%
2017-03-27 07:00 AM Feb 3.45%




Kuwait Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.40 3.62 11.64 -1.15 percent [+]
Producer Prices 132.60 130.50 132.60 80.40 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.14 -0.07 1.00 -0.14 percent [+]
Food Inflation 0.19 0.72 14.20 -1.60 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 143.00 143.20 143.30 82.50 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 137.50 138.00 138.20 120.60 Index Points [+]



Kuwait Inflation Rate Notes

In Kuwait, the main components of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) are: housing (26.8 percent), food (18.3 percent), transport and communication (16.1 percent) and household goods and services (14.7 percent). The index also includes other goods and services (9.9 percent), clothing and footwear (8.9 percent), education and medical care (4.7 percent) and beverages and tobacco (0.6 percent). The national index has a base of 100 as of 2000. This page provides the latest reported value for - Kuwait Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Kuwait Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.40 3.62 11.64 -1.15 1995 - 2016 percent Monthly
2007=100



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