Consumer prices in Burundi decreased 2.2% year-on-year in April 2019, following a 2.9% fall in the prior month. It is the smallest annual decline in consumer prices since last August, as cost fell less for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-6% vs -7.7%), of which vegetables (-10.1% vs -12.5%) and bread & cereals (-4% vs -11.3%). In addition, prices rose faster for housing & utilities (4.2% vs 3.1%) and miscellaneous goods & services (3.2% vs 3%). Meanwhile, inflation slowed for transport (1.1% vs 2.3%); clothing & footwear (3% vs 4.3%) and recreation & culture (3.1% vs 3.6%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 1.5 percent, after increasing 0.7 percent in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Burundi averaged 10.97 percent from 1974 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 44.93 percent in May of 1997 and a record low of -8.40 percent in October of 2018.

Inflation Rate in Burundi is expected to be -2.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Burundi to stand at 3.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Burundi Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 6.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-19 11:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY -3.8% -5.6% -4.0%
2019-03-18 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -4.1% -3.8% -2.4%
2019-04-16 02:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY -2.9% -4.1% -3.0%
2019-05-24 02:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY -2.2% -2.9% -3.4%
2019-06-17 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -2.2% -1.7%
2019-07-17 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY -1.3%
2019-08-27 03:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY -1.6%


Burundi Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -2.20 -2.90 44.93 -8.40 percent [+]
Food Inflation -7.70 -10.60 34.10 -19.90 percent [+]
Import Prices 94.67 85.95 100.88 81.53 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.50 0.70 6.80 -2.30 percent [+]
Producer Prices 140.10 134.40 179.60 108.00 [+]
Export Prices 131.34 106.73 139.38 85.05 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 108.80 108.80 117.60 79.30 index points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 121.70 121.70 121.70 6.70 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 119.10 119.10 119.70 87.20 Index Points [+]


Burundi Inflation Rate

In Burundi, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Burundi Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Burundi Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2.20 -2.90 44.93 -8.40 1974 - 2019 percent Monthly




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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