Tanzania Inflation Rate 1999-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Tanzania was recorded at 6.40 percent in July of 2015. Inflation Rate in Tanzania averaged 7.50 percent from 1999 until 2015, 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. Inflation Rate in Tanzania is reported by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) - Tanzania.

Tanzania Inflation Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.40 6.10 19.80 3.40 1999 - 2015 percent Monthly
2010=100
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 21 geographic regions. The most important categories in the NCPI are Food and Non Alcoholic Beverages (47.8 percent of total weight); Transport (9.5 percent); Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and Other Fuel (9.2 percent). Clothing and Footwear account for 6.7 percent of total index and Furnishing, Housing Equipment and Routine Maintenance of the House for 6.7 percent. Restaurants and Hotels represent 6.4 percent of total weight and Miscellaneous Goods and Services (personal care, insurance and financial services) for 4.5 percent. Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco represent 3.3 percent of total weight, Communication 2.1 percent, Education 1.7 percent, Recreation and Culture 1.3 percent and Health 0.9 percent. This page provides - Tanzania Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Tanzania Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Friday, August 28, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-06-08 11:35 AM May 5.3% 4.5% 4.9%
2015-07-08 11:20 AM Jun 6.1% 5.3% 5.57%
2015-08-10 11:30 AM Jul 6.4% 6.1% 6.6%
2015-08-31 11:00 AM Aug 6.4% 6.82%
2015-10-08 11:30 AM Sep 7.21%
2015-11-09 11:00 AM Oct 7.40%


Tanzania Inflation Rate at 10-Month High in July


Consumer prices in Tanzania increased 6.4 percent year-on-year in July of 2015, from 6.1 percent in the previous month. It is the sixth consecutive rise, as food cost grew at a faster pace.

Compared to July 2014, food prices rose 10.6 percent, after increasing 10.1 percent in June, while housing, water, electricity and gas cost went up 0.2 percent, compared to a 1.0 percent growth last month. Additional upward pressures came from: clothing and footwear (+4.5 percent); furnishings and household equipment (+1.6 percent); restaurants and hotels (+5.6 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (+1.6 percent); alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+3.94 percent). In contrast, transport cost decreased 0.5 percent.

Annual core inflation rate was recorded at 2.1 percent.

On a monthly basis, the consumer price index increased by 0.4 percent, up from a 0.2 percent rise in June due to faster increases in food cost (+0.3 percent compared to +0.1 percent last month). Clothing and footwear prices grew 0.5 percent, furnishings and household equipment cost rose 0.8 percent, restaurants and hotels 1 percent. While recreation and culture, communication fell 0.1 percent.

National Bureau of Statistics | Yekaterina Guchshina | yekaterina@tradingeconomics.com
8/10/2015 12:13:57 PM


Recent Releases

Tanzania Inflation Rate at 9-Month High in June
Consumer prices in Tanzania increased 6.1 percent year-on-year in June of 2015, from 5.3 percent in the previous month. It is the fifth consecutive rise, as food cost grew at a faster pace.
Published on 2015-07-08

Tanzania Inflation Rate at 6-Month High in May
Consumer prices in Tanzania increased 5.3 percent year-on-year in May of 2015, from 4.5 percent in the previous month. It is the fourth consecutive rise, as food and utilities cost grew at a faster pace.
Published on 2015-06-08

Tanzania Inflation Rate Edges Up in April
Consumer prices in Tanzania increased 4.5 percent year-on-year in April of 2015, slightly up from 4.3 percent in March, due to higher food cost. It is the third consecutive rise.
Published on 2015-05-08

Tanzania Inflation Rate Edges Up to 4.3% in March
Consumer prices in Tanzania rose 4.3 percent year-on-year in March of 2015, slightly up from 4.2 percent in February boosted by higher food cost.
Published on 2015-04-09


Tanzania Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 6.40 6.10 19.80 3.40 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 159.00 158.30 159.00 0.40 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 10.59 10.10 27.84 4.90 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.41 0.20 24.89 -2.88 percent [+]
Producer Prices 103.60 108.00 108.00 103.60 Index points [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.50 Jun/15 1.30 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 9.56 Jul/15 8.89 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.30 Jul/15 1.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.60 Jul/15 1.40 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.20 Jul/15 0.20 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.20 Jul/15 0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.20 Aug/15 0.20 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 3.78 Jul/15 5.40 11.16 3.78 percent [+]
Indonesia 7.26 Jul/15 7.26 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.20 Jul/15 0.20 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 0.20 Jul/15 0.40 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 2.74 Jul/15 2.87 179.73 2.74 percent [+]
Netherlands 1.00 Jul/15 1.00 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 15.60 Jul/15 15.30 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.70 Jul/15 0.70 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.40 Aug/15 0.10 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -1.30 Jul/15 -1.00 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 6.81 Jul/15 7.20 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.10 Jul/15 0.00 8.50 -0.10 percent [+]
United States 0.20 Jul/15 0.10 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]