Kuwait Inflation Rate  1995-2016 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Kuwait rose 2.85 percent year-on-year in April of 2016, compared to a 3.1 percent increase in March. It was the lowest reading since January of 2015 mostly due to slower rise in cost of food (+2.6 percent from +4.1 percent in March), while price of housing (+6.25 percent +6.25 percent) went up at the same pace . On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged down 0.07 percent, after a 0.7 increase in the previous month. 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. Inflation Rate in Kuwait is reported by the Kuwait Central Statistical Bureau.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.85 3.10 11.64 -1.15 1995 - 2016 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 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 May of 2016.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-06-23 10:00 AM May 2.9% 2.7% 2.67%
2016-04-25 08:45 AM Mar 3.1% 3.1% 2.8%
2016-05-27 08:00 AM Apr 2.85% 3.1% 3.2%
2016-06-21 10:00 AM May 2.85% 3.1%
2016-07-21 10:00 AM Jun 3.1%
2016-08-22 10:00 AM Jul 3.3%

Kuwait Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.85 3.10 11.64 -1.15 percent [+]
Producer Prices 129.00 128.90 129.30 80.40 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.07 0.70 1.00 -0.10 percent [+]
Food Inflation 2.60 4.10 14.20 -1.60 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 140.60 140.70 140.70 82.50 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 123.30 123.30 125.50 120.60 Index Points [+]




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