Albanian consumer prices increased 1.4 percent year-on-year in April of 2019, slightly higher than a 1.1 percent rise in the previous month, as prices advanced faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.7 percent vs 2.0 percent in March); housing & utilities (1.2 percent vs 1.1 percent); furniture & household equipment (0.7 percent vs 0.5 percent) and clothing & footwear (0.3 percent from a flat reading). On the other hand, cost rose at a softer pace for transport (0.4 percent vs 0.5 percent) and for hotels, cafes and restaurants (1.1 percent vs 1.2 percent) while inflation was steady for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (at 1.0 percent). Additionally, prices fell for recreation & culture (-1.1 percent vs 1.1 percent) and health (-0.3 percent vs -0.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices decreased 0.2 percent, following a 0.3 percent decline in March. Inflation Rate in Albania averaged 2.95 percent from 1995 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 42.08 percent in December of 1997 and a record low of -2.11 percent in March of 2000.

Inflation Rate in Albania is expected to be 1.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Albania to stand at 2.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Albania Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 3.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-08 10:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9% 1.8% 1.8%
2019-03-08 10:10 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.7% 1.9% 1.8%
2019-04-09 08:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.1% 1.7% 1.8%
2019-05-08 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.4% 1.1% 1.2%
2019-06-10 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.4% 1.3%
2019-07-08 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.4%
2019-08-08 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Albania Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.40 1.10 42.08 -2.11 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.20 -0.30 45.70 -3.30 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 107.63 107.90 108.20 78.73 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 103.30 104.00 104.00 89.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 0.50 2.83 6.69 -4.04 percent [+]
Food Inflation 2.90 2.20 8.66 -1.44 percent [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 109.40 109.70 110.20 100.20 Index Points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 105.30 105.10 105.30 60.90 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 101.80 101.70 104.30 73.50 Index Points [+]


Albania Inflation Rate

In Albania, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (36.1 percent of total weight). Housing and Utilities account for 20.3 percent; Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance for 7.4 percent; Transport for 6.3 percent; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco for 5 percent and Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 4.9 percent. Clothing and Footwear; Health; Education; Recreation and Culture; Communication and Restaurants and Hotels account for the remaining 20 percent of total weight. This page provides - Albania Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Albania Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.40 1.10 42.08 -2.11 1995 - 2019 percent Monthly
2015M12=100, NSA




Country Last Previous
Argentina 55.80 Apr/19
Australia 1.30 Mar/19
Brazil 4.94 Apr/19
Canada 2.00 Apr/19
China 2.50 Apr/19
Euro Area 1.70 Apr/19
France 1.30 Apr/19
Germany 2.00 Apr/19
India 2.92 Apr/19
Indonesia 2.83 Apr/19
Italy 1.10 Apr/19
Japan 0.90 Apr/19
Mexico 4.41 Apr/19
Netherlands 2.90 Apr/19
Russia 5.20 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia -1.90 Apr/19
Singapore 0.80 Apr/19
South Africa 4.40 Apr/19
South Korea 0.60 Apr/19
Spain 1.50 Apr/19
Switzerland 0.70 Apr/19
Turkey 19.50 Apr/19
United Kingdom 2.10 Apr/19
United States 2.00 Apr/19


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