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

Consumer prices in Kuwait went up 3.62 percent year-on-year in October of 2016, slowing from a 3.80 percent rise in September. Prices rose for: food & beverages (+0.72 percent), tobacco (+0.46 percent), home furnishing and equipment maintenance (+2.08 percent), transportation (+10.40 percent), health (+2.10 percent), communication (+0.40 percent), recreational and cultural (+0.23 percent), education (+2.70 percent), restaurant and hotels (+2.84 percent), miscellaneous goods and services (1.46 percent). In contrast price decreased for clothing and footwear (-0.86 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.07 percent, following a 1 percent increase in September. 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)
2016-09-26 07:00 AM Aug 2.9% 3.1% 3.10%
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 07:30 AM Nov 3.62% 3.6%
2017-04-25 08:45 AM Mar
2017-05-27 08:00 AM Apr




Kuwait Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.62 3.80 11.64 -1.15 percent [+]
Producer Prices 132.60 130.50 132.60 80.40 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.07 0.99 1.00 -0.10 percent [+]
Food Inflation 0.72 0.78 14.20 -1.60 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 143.20 143.30 143.30 82.50 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 138.00 138.20 138.20 120.60 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 December of 2016.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.62 3.80 11.64 -1.15 1995 - 2016 percent Monthly
2007=100



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