Saudi Arabia Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Saudi Arabia was recorded at 2.60 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Saudi Arabia is reported by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency. Inflation Rate in Saudi Arabia averaged 2.81 Percent from 2000 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 11.10 Percent in July of 2008 and a record low of -2 Percent in January of 2001. 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 of total weight) 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. 2014-04-24

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
2.60 2.80 11.10 -2.00 2.58 | 2014/04 2000 - 2014 Percent Monthly
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Saudi Arabia Inflation Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-05-15 08:15 AM Saudi Arabia
Inflation Rate YoY
Apr 2013 4.0% 3.9%
2013-06-12 10:00 AM Saudi Arabia
Inflation Rate YoY
May 2013 3.8% 4.0% 3.99%
2013-07-11 11:30 AM Saudi Arabia
Inflation Rate YoY
Jun 2013 3.5% 3.8% 3.89%
2013-08-13 09:15 AM Saudi Arabia
Inflation Rate YoY
Jul 2013 3.7% 3.50% 3.5%
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Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 129.00 2014-03-15 128.80 129.00 84.80 129.10 2014-03-31 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate 2.60 2014-03-31 2.80 11.10 -2.00 2.58 2014-04-30 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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