Saudi Arabia Inflation Rate  2000-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Consumer prices in Saudi Arabia decreased 0.4 percent year-on-year in January of 2017 compared to 1.7 percent gain in the previous month. It was the first drop in consumer prices since June of 2002, as prices continued to fall for food and beverages (-4.2 percent from -4.3 percent in December of 2016) partly because of the strong US dollar, to which the Saudi riyal is pegged. In addition, transport cost went down (-3.1 percent from +7.5 percent) and housing and utilities prices rose less (1.2 percent from 6.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices declined 0.2 percent following a 0.5 percent fall in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Saudi Arabia averaged 2.79 percent from 2000 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 11.10 percent in July of 2008 and a record low of -2 percent in January of 2001.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-12-19 08:00 AM Nov 2.3% 2.6% 2.7%
2017-01-23 10:00 AM Dec 1.7% 2.3% 2.4%
2017-02-21 12:40 PM Jan -0.4% 1.7% 0.8%
2017-03-21 07:00 AM Feb -0.4% -0.94%
2017-04-18 07:00 AM Mar -1.68%
2017-05-16 07:00 AM Apr -2.44%




Saudi Arabia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.40 1.70 11.10 -2.00 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 136.50 136.80 138.10 84.80 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -4.20 -4.30 6.89 -4.30 percent [+]
Producer Prices 160.80 163.10 163.10 107.90 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.70 3.97 11.96 -5.36 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.20 -0.50 2.14 -0.69 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 126.49 96.00 126.49 5.00 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 120.40 121.10 124.30 101.50 Index Points [+]



Saudi Arabia Inflation Rate Notes

In Saudi Arabia, the most important categories in the consumer price index are foodstuffs and beverages (26 percent of total weight); renovation, rent, fuel and water (18 percent) and transport and telecommunication (16 percent). Others include: home furniture (11 percent); fabrics, clothing and footwear (8 percent); education and entertainment (6 percent); medical care (2 percent) and other expenses and services (13 percent). This page provides - Saudi Arabia Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Saudi Arabia Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.40 1.70 11.10 -2.00 2000 - 2017 percent Monthly
2007=100



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