Panama Inflation Rate  2008-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Panama rose 1.6 percent year-on-year in January of 2017, following a 1.5 percent increase in the prior month. It was the highest inflation rate since January of 2015 as prices went up faster for transport (4.8 percent vs 3.2 percent in December), miscellaneous goods and services (1.9 percent vs 1.8 percent) and housing and utilities (2.7 percent vs 0.5 percent). Additional upward pressure came from: food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.7 percent, the same pace as in prior month), restaurants and hotels (2.3 percent vs 3.3 percent), recreation and culture (0.1 percent vs 0.3 percent) and clothing and footwear (0.9 percent, the same as in prior month). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3 percent compared to a 0.1 percent rise in December. Inflation Rate in Panama averaged 3.80 percent from 2008 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 10.04 percent in September of 2008 and a record low of -0.40 percent in February of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-12-13 04:30 PM Nov 1.3% 1.4% 1.5%
2017-01-12 11:00 PM Dec 1.5% 1.3% 1.35%
2017-02-13 09:15 PM Jan 1.6% 1.5% 1.6%
2017-03-10 01:30 PM Feb 1.6% 1.63%
2017-04-12 05:00 PM Mar 1.63%
2017-05-12 05:00 PM Apr 1.66%




Panama Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.60 1.50 10.04 -0.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.10 0.90 -0.90 percent [+]
Food Inflation 0.70 0.70 15.60 -0.20 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 104.30 104.00 104.30 101.42 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 103.60 102.30 108.00 96.00 Index Points [+]



Panama Inflation Rate Notes

In Panama, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (22.4 percent of total weight) and Transport (16.8 percent). Miscellaneous Goods and Services account for 9.8 percent; Recreation and Culture for 9.7 percent; Housing and Utilities for 8.5 percent and Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance for 7.8 percent. Clothing and Footwear; Restaurants and Hotels; Communication; Health; Education and Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco account for the remaining 25 percent of total weight. This page provides - Panama Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Panama Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.60 1.50 10.04 -0.40 2008 - 2017 percent Monthly
2013=100



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Lithuania 2.30 Jan/17
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Malawi 18.20 Jan/17
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Malta 1.00 Dec/16
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Portugal 1.30 Jan/17
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Serbia 1.60 Dec/16
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