Kuwait Inflation Rate 1995-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Kuwait was recorded at 2.70 percent in August of 2014. Inflation Rate in Kuwait averaged 3.06 Percent from 1995 until 2014, 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. Inflation Rate in Kuwait is reported by the Kuwait Central Statistical Bureau.

   
 
 

Kuwait Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.70 2.70 11.64 -1.15 1995 - 2014 Percent Monthly
2007=100
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 - Kuwait Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Kuwait Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-04-23 11:30 AM Kuwait
Inflation Rate YoY
Mar 2014 3.0% 2.9%
2014-05-25 03:00 PM Kuwait
Inflation Rate YoY
Apr 2014 2.7% 3.0% 2.73%
2014-06-23 10:00 AM Kuwait
Inflation Rate YoY
May 2014 2.9% 2.7% 2.67%
2014-09-25 01:00 PM Kuwait
Inflation Rate YoY
Aug 2014 2.7% 2.7% 2.79%
2014-10-22 01:00 PM Kuwait
Inflation Rate YoY
Sep 2014 2.7% 2.54%


Kuwait Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.70 2.70 11.64 -1.15 Percent [+]
Producer Prices 124.10 124.00 124.30 80.40 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.81 1.96 14.20 -1.60 Percent [+]