Tanzania Inflation Rate  1999-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Tanzania increased 5.2 percent year-on-year in January of 2017, following 5 percent rise in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since July mainly boosted by rising prices for food. Inflation Rate in Tanzania averaged 7.34 percent from 1999 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 19.80 percent in December of 2011 and a record low of 3.40 percent in January of 2003.

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Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2016-12-08 10:30 AM Nov 4.8% 4.5% 4.9%
2017-01-09 10:45 AM Dec 5% 4.8% 5%
2017-02-08 11:00 AM Jan 5.2% 5% 5.1%
2017-03-08 10:30 AM Feb 5.2% 5.32%
2017-04-10 10:30 AM Mar 5.41%
2017-05-08 10:30 AM Apr 5.47%




Tanzania Inflation Rate Rises To 5.2% In January


Consumer prices in Tanzania increased 5.2 percent year-on-year in January of 2017, following 5 percent rise in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since July mainly boosted by rising prices for food.

Compared with January of 2016, prices went up faster for food and non-alcoholic beverages (7.6 percent from 7 percent in December). Meanwhile, inflation rose at a slower pace for housing and utilities (9.5 percent from 9.9 percent); furnishing equipment and maintenance of the house (3.3 percent from 4 percent), clothing and footwear (3.4 percent from 3.7 percent), restaurants and hotels (3.9 percent from percent 4.2 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (5 percent from 5.1 percent).

Annual core inflation, which excludes food and energy, edged down to 2.3 percent from 2.5 percent in December of 2016. 

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.8 percent, following a 0.7 percent gain in the previous month. Cost of food increased 1.6 percent, at the same pace as in the previous month, namely for maize grains (+16 percent), maize flour (+10 percent), rice (+2.6 percent) and beans (+6.3 percent).

National Bureau of Statistics | Deborah Neves | deborah.neves@tradingeconomics.com
2/8/2017 12:28:27 PM



Tanzania Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 5.20 5.00 19.80 3.40 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 105.92 105.04 105.92 58.89 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 7.60 7.00 27.84 4.90 percent [+]
Producer Prices 115.10 116.20 118.80 103.60 Index points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.80 0.70 24.89 -2.88 percent [+]
Import Prices 116.50 117.10 117.10 100.00 Index points [+]
Export Prices 131.80 128.80 131.80 100.00 Index points [+]
Cpi Transportation 100.27 100.32 100.74 75.59 Index Points [+]



Tanzania Inflation Rate Notes

In Tanzania, the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) measures the change over time in the cost of a fixed basket of goods and services that are purchased by a representative sample of households. The index weights are based on expenditures of both urban and rural households in the 25 geographic regions. The most important categories in the NCPI are Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages (38.5 percent of total weight); Transport (12.5 percent); Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuel (11.6 percent); Clothing and Footwear (8.3 percent) and Furnishing, Housing Equipment and Routine Maintenance of the House (6.3 percent). The index also includes: Communication (5.6 percent of total weight), Restaurants and Hotels (4.2 percent of total weight), Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco (3.7 percent), Miscellaneous Goods and Services (3.1 percent), Health (2.9 percent), Recreation and Culture (1.6 percent) and Education (1.5 percent). This page provides - Tanzania Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Tanzania Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.20 5.00 19.80 3.40 1999 - 2017 percent Monthly
2015=100



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