The annual inflation rate in Dominican Republic increased to 1.61 percent in April 2019 from 1.47 percent in the previous month. Prices went up further for food & non-alcoholic beverages (1.4 percent from 0.8 percent in March); miscellaneous goods & services (2.9 percent from 2.7 percent); recreation & culture (0.8 percent from 0.3 percent); and health (3.1 percent from 3 percent). Meanwhile, cost eased for restaurants & hotels (1.9 percent from 2.1 percent); and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (3.3 percent from 3.5 percent). Also, prices dropped further for housing & utilities (-0.6 percent from -0.1 percent); and clothing & footwear (-3.5 percent from -3.4 percent). Additionally, inflation was steady for transport (2.2 percent); furnishings & household equipment (2.2 percent); and education (4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.53 percent, slowing from a 0.65 percent gain in March. Inflation Rate in Dominican Republic averaged 14.06 percent from 1984 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 82.49 percent in February of 1991 and a record low of -1.57 percent in September of 2009.

Inflation Rate in Dominican Republic is expected to be 1.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Dominican Republic to stand at 3.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Dominican Republic Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 3.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-15 09:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 0.71% 1.17% 1.3%
2019-03-14 05:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.19% 0.71% 0.6%
2019-04-10 03:40 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.47% 1.19% 1%
2019-05-15 03:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.61% 1.47% 1.6%
2019-06-14 01:10 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.61% 1.7%
2019-07-15 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.9%
2019-08-15 01:45 PM Inflation Rate YoY 2.1%


Dominican Republic Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.61 1.47 82.49 -1.57 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 131.44 130.75 131.44 1.62 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.21 4.16 11.60 2.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.53 0.65 11.54 -3.28 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 163.30 159.20 163.30 98.00 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.40 0.80 94.54 -9.87 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 120.86 121.37 125.43 25.47 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 130.05 128.24 130.66 18.64 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 128.50 128.28 128.50 34.34 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.07 2.15 58.13 0.46 percent [+]


Dominican Republic Inflation Rate

In Dominican Republic, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (25.1 percent of total weight). Transport accounts for 18 percent; Housing and Utilities for 11.6 percent; Restaurants and Hotels for 8.5 percent; Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 7.5 percent and Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance for 6.5 percent. Health; Clothing and Footwear; Recreation and Culture; Education; Communication and Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco account for the remaining 22.8 percent of total weight. This page provides - Dominican Republic Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Dominican Republic Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.61 1.47 82.49 -1.57 1984 - 2019 percent Monthly
2010=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 0.90 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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