Qatar Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Qatar was recorded at 2.60 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Qatar is reported by the Qatar Statistics Authority. Inflation Rate in Qatar averaged 3.82 Percent from 2005 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 16.59 Percent in June of 2008 and a record low of -9.96 Percent in December of 2009. In Qatar, the main components of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) are: rent, fuel and energy (32.2 percent), transport and communication (20.5 percent), food, beverages and tobacco (13.2 percent), entertainment, recreation and culture (10.9 percent). The index also includes: furniture, textiles and home appliances (8.2 percent), miscellaneous goods and services (7.2 percent), garments and footwear (5.8 percent), medical care and medical services (2 percent). The national index has a base of 100 as of 2007. This page provides - Qatar Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-25

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
2.60 2.70 16.59 -9.96 2.97 | 2014/03 2005 - 2014 Percent Monthly
2007=100

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Qatar Inflation Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-06-12 11:30 AM Qatar
Inflation Rate YoY
May 2013 3.5% 3.7% 4.12%
2013-10-21 08:55 AM Qatar
Inflation Rate YoY
Sep 2013 2.7% 3.1% 2.91%
2013-12-23 10:30 AM Qatar
Inflation Rate YoY
Nov 2013 2.8% 2.8% 2.76%
2014-03-17 10:30 AM Qatar
Inflation Rate YoY
Feb 2014 2.7% 2.3% 2.18%
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Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 116.90 2014-03-15 116.50 116.90 106.60 116.99 2014-04-30 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 200.60 2013-09-30 202.60 209.80 48.70 198.09 2013-12-31 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate 2.60 2014-03-31 2.70 16.59 -9.96 2.97 2014-03-31 Percent [+]
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Inflation Rate | Notes
The data given on this page shows an annual change in the Consumer Price Index. The CPI measures changes in the price level of consumer goods and services purchased by households. The CPI is calculated by taking price changes for each item in the predetermined basket of goods and services and averaging them. The items weight according to their importance. Depending on the country, the highest weights are usually given to the food, energy, housing, clothing, medical care, transportation and household equipment.


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