Russia Inflation Rate 1991-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Russia was recorded at 16.40 percent in April of 2015. Inflation Rate in Russia averaged 141.36 percent from 1991 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 2333.30 percent in December of 1992 and a record low of 3.60 percent in April of 2012. Inflation Rate in Russia is reported by the Federal State Statistics Service.

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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
16.40 16.90 2333.30 3.60 1991 - 2015 percent Monthly
In Russia, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (30 percent of the total weight) and transport (14 percent). The index also includes: clothing and footwear (11 percent); housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (11 percent); recreation and cultural activities (6 percent), alcoholic beverages and tobacco products (6 percent) and household appliances (6 percent). Health, communication, education, hotels, restaurants and other goods and services account for the remaining 16 percent of total weight. This page provides - Russia Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Russia Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Friday, May 22, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-03-05 01:00 PM Feb 16.7% 15% 16.6% 17.74%
2015-04-06 02:00 PM Mar 16.9% 16.7% 16.8% 17.0%
2015-05-06 02:00 PM Apr 16.4% 16.9% 16.8% 17.0%
2015-06-04 01:00 PM May 16.4% 16%
2015-07-03 01:00 PM Jun 15%
2015-08-04 01:00 PM Jul 15%


Russia Inflation Rate Slows in April


Russian annual inflation slowed for the first time in nine months to 16.4 percent in April from 16.9 percent in March. Figures came below market expectations due to lower cost of food and transport, after the ruble gained more than 10 percent against the USD during the month.

Year-on-year, cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages slowed to 24.4 percent from 25.9 percent in the previous month. Transport prices eased to 12 percent (12.7 percent in March) and recreation and culture rose at a slower 17.7 percent (from 20.2 percent). In contrast, cost of housing and utilities increased at a slightly faster pace (10.3 percent from 10 percent in March).

The monthly inflation rate slowed to 0.5 percent, the lowest since September of 2014. Food prices rose 0.3 percent, down from a 1.6 percent increase in March. Nonfood cost slowed to 0.9 percent from 1.4 percent in the previous month while prices of services were flat. 

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
5/6/2015 3:07:45 PM


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Russia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 16.40 16.90 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50 1.20 100.00 -0.37 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 488.00 485.60 488.00 0.10 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 17.50 17.50 17.50 4.28 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 165.98 162.73 169.22 43.41 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 561.00 531.50 561.00 0.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 15.00 13.00 33.70 -12.30 percent [+]
Food Inflation 24.40 25.90 26.10 -0.33 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.30 Feb/15 1.70 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 8.17 Apr/15 8.13 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.20 Mar/15 1.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.50 Apr/15 1.40 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.00 Apr/15 -0.10 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.10 Apr/15 -0.10 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.50 Apr/15 0.30 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 4.87 Apr/15 5.25 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 6.79 Apr/15 6.38 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy -0.10 Apr/15 -0.09 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 2.30 Mar/15 2.20 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 3.06 Apr/15 3.14 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.60 Apr/15 0.38 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 16.40 Apr/15 16.90 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.40 Apr/15 0.40 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.60 Apr/15 -0.70 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -1.10 Apr/15 -0.90 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.91 Apr/15 7.61 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom -0.10 Apr/15 0.00 8.50 -0.10 percent [+]
United States -0.10 Mar/15 0.00 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]