Uruguay Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Uruguay was recorded at 9.73 percent in March of 2014. Inflation Rate in Uruguay is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Uruguay. Inflation Rate in Uruguay averaged 32.91 Percent from 1938 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 182.86 Percent in June of 1968 and a record low of -7.12 Percent in February of 1950. In Uruguay, the most important categories in the CPI basket are Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (26.1 percent of the total weight) and Housing (13.7 percent). Transportation accounts for 10.1 percent; Health Care for 7.71 percent; Restaurants and Accommodation Services for 7.70 percent; Recreation and Culture for 6.5 percent. Others include: Miscellaneous Goods and Services (6.3 percent); Furniture and Household Conservation Items (5.7 percent); Clothing and Footwear (5.4 percent); Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco and Narcotics (4.3 percent); Communications (3.4 percent) and Education (3.1 percent). The CPI index has a base of 100 as of 2010. This page provides - Uruguay Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-21

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
9.73 9.82 182.86 -7.12 10.52 | 2014/06 1938 - 2014 Percent Monthly
2010=100

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Uruguay Inflation Rate
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CALENDAR GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2013-12-04 04:00 PM Uruguay
Inflation Rate YoY
Nov 2013 8.51% 8.67% 8.8%
2014-02-05 04:00 PM Uruguay
Inflation Rate YoY
Jan 2014 9.10% 8.52% 7.83%
2014-03-05 04:00 PM Uruguay
Inflation Rate YoY
Feb 2014 9.82% 9.10% 7.46%
2014-04-03 06:00 PM Uruguay
Inflation Rate YoY
Mar 2014 9.73% 9.82% 7.41%
2014-05-05 05:00 PM Uruguay
Inflation Rate YoY
Apr 2014 9.73% 7.44%
2014-06-04 05:00 PM Uruguay
Inflation Rate YoY
May 2014 10.33%
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Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 132.68 2014-03-15 131.91 132.68 0.00 134.91 2014-06-30 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate 9.73 2014-03-31 9.82 182.86 -7.12 10.52 2014-06-30 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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Uruguay New Housing Construction Index at 170.77 Index Points  
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Uruguay Imports at 846781.00 USD Thousand  
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