Bahrain's annual inflation rate edged down to 1.0 percent in April of 2019 from 1.2 percent in the previous month. Cost went up at a softer pace for transport (2.5 percent vs 2.7 percent in March) while prices fell for clothing & footwear (-4.1 percent vs -2.5 percent); recreation & culture (-10.1 percent, the same as in March) and furniture & household equipment (-1.6 percent vs 2.0 percent). Meanwhile, inflation was steady for food & non-alcoholic beverages (at 2.2 percent); housing & utilities (at 4.0 percent) and restaurants (at 1.3 percent) while prices rose faster for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (9.4 percent vs 8.6 percent) and for miscellaneous goods & services (2.0 percent vs 0.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.8 percent, after increasing 0.8 percent in March. Inflation Rate in Bahrain averaged 2.15 percent from 2008 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5.22 percent in January of 2009 and a record low of -2.06 percent in March of 2011.

Inflation Rate in Bahrain is expected to be 2.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Bahrain to stand at 2.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bahrain Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-21 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.4% 2% 2.2%
2019-03-25 06:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.9% 1.4% 1.2%
2019-04-22 02:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 0.9% 1.1%
2019-05-21 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1% 1.2% 1.3%
2019-06-23 06:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1%
2019-07-23 02:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1%
2019-08-26 09:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Bahrain Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.00 1.20 5.22 -2.06 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 133.30 133.70 133.70 104.04 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 107.18 101.26 131.30 88.58 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.30 0.80 5.60 -5.64 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 123.50 123.50 123.50 87.80 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 138.80 138.90 139.30 100.01 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.30 2.20 8.90 -7.10 percent [+]


Bahrain Inflation Rate

In Bahrain, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. . This page provides the latest reported value for - Bahrain Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Bahrain Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.00 1.20 5.22 -2.06 2008 - 2019 percent Monthly
2006=100




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 0.50 Mar/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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