Kuwait Inflation Rate 1995-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Kuwait was recorded at 3.60 percent in July of 2015. Inflation Rate in Kuwait averaged 3.06 percent from 1995 until 2015, 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
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.60 3.50 11.64 -1.15 1995 - 2015 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. Content for - Kuwait Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Wednesday, September 2, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-04-23 11:30 AM Mar 3.0% 2.9%
2014-05-25 03:00 PM Apr 2.7% 3.0% 2.73%
2014-06-23 10:00 AM May 2.9% 2.7% 2.67%

Kuwait Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.60 3.50 11.64 -1.15 percent [+]
Producer Prices 128.40 128.40 128.80 80.40 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 4.10 3.65 14.20 -1.60 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.50 Jun/15 1.30 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 9.56 Jul/15 8.89 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.30 Jul/15 1.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.60 Jul/15 1.40 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.20 Aug/15 0.20 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.20 Jul/15 0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.20 Aug/15 0.20 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 3.78 Jul/15 5.40 11.16 3.78 percent [+]
Indonesia 7.18 Aug/15 7.26 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.20 Aug/15 0.20 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 0.20 Jul/15 0.40 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 2.74 Jul/15 2.87 179.73 2.74 percent [+]
Netherlands 1.00 Jul/15 1.00 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 15.60 Jul/15 15.30 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.70 Aug/15 0.70 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.40 Aug/15 0.10 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -1.30 Jul/15 -1.00 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 6.81 Jul/15 7.20 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.10 Jul/15 0.00 8.50 -0.10 percent [+]
United States 0.20 Jul/15 0.10 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]