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

The inflation rate in Russia was recorded at 15 percent in January of 2015. Inflation Rate in Russia averaged 142.70 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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Russia Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
15.00 11.40 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 Saturday, February 28, 2015.


Russia Inflation Rate Up to 15%


Russian annual inflation rate accelerated for the sixth consecutive month to 15 percent in January of 2015 from 11.4 percent in December. It is the highest rate in more than six years as a weak rouble has been pushing import prices up.

Food and non-alcoholic beverages recorded the highest increase (22.8 percent), following a 16.4 percent rise in December. Among food, sugar increased the most (67.9 percent), followed by cereals (44.9 percent) and fruit and vegetables (40.7 percent).

Additional upward pressures came from alcoholic beverages and tobacco (16.1 percent), health care (15.2 percent), transport (11.3 percent), housing, water, electricity and gas (9.3 percent) and clothing and footwear (7.3 percent).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 3.9 percent in January, driven by a 6.6 percent rise in food cost.

Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
2/5/2015 1:26:35 PM


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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-12-04 01:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Nov
9.1% 8.3% 8.9% 8.11%
2014-12-31 11:10 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Dec 2014
11.4% 9.1% 9.34%
2015-02-05 01:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Jan
15% 11.4% 13.3% 13.02%
2015-03-05 01:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Feb
15% 17.74%
2015-04-03 01:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Mar
19.87%
2015-05-05 01:00 PM
Inflation Rate YoY  Apr
21.57%


Russia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 15.00 11.40 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 3.90 2.60 100.00 -0.37 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 469.60 452.00 469.60 0.10 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 14.70 11.20 15.03 4.28 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 162.83 169.22 169.22 43.41 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 520.60 513.90 520.60 0.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 7.10 5.90 33.70 -12.30 percent [+]
Food Inflation 22.80 16.40 22.80 -0.33 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.70 Nov/14 2.30 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 7.14 Jan/15 6.41 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.00 Jan/15 1.50 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 0.80 Jan/15 1.50 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area -0.60 Jan/15 -0.20 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France -0.40 Jan/15 0.10 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.10 Feb/15 -0.40 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.11 Jan/15 5.00 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 6.96 Jan/15 8.36 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy -0.19 Feb/15 -0.60 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 2.40 Jan/15 2.40 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 3.07 Jan/15 4.08 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.00 Jan/15 0.70 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 15.00 Jan/15 11.40 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.80 Jan/15 0.80 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -1.10 Feb/15 -1.30 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.50 Jan/15 -0.30 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.24 Jan/15 8.17 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.30 Jan/15 0.50 8.50 0.30 percent [+]
United States -0.10 Jan/15 0.80 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]