The annual inflation rate in Israel came in at 1.3 percent in April 2019, little-changed from 1.4 percent in the previous month and below market expectations of 1.5 percent. Main upward pressure came from housing (2.2 percent vs 2.6 percent), transport & communication (0.6 percent vs -0.3 percent), vegetables and fruits (15.4 percent vs 19.1 percent), other food (0.6 percent vs 1.4 percent), education, culture and entertainment (1.1 percent vs 0.2 percent), and dwelling maintenance (1.9 percent vs 2.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.3 percent in April, easing from a 0.5 percent increase in March. Inflation Rate in Israel averaged 28.92 percent from 1952 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 486.23 percent in November of 1984 and a record low of -2.74 percent in March of 2004.

Inflation Rate in Israel is expected to be 1.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Israel to stand at 1.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Israel Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.80 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-15 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 0.8% 1% 1.1%
2019-03-15 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 1.2% 1% 1.2%
2019-04-15 03:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.4% 1.2% 1.4% 1.3%
2019-05-15 03:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.3% 1.4% 1.5% 1.3%
2019-06-15 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.3% 1.4%
2019-07-15 03:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2%
2019-08-15 03:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.1%


Israel Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.30 1.40 486.23 -2.74 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.00 100.70 101.00 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.10 100.90 101.10 82.64 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.40 1.50 5.22 -0.70 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 102.52 103.48 103.48 61.25 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 94.00 93.90 102.90 26.92 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 105.30 109.40 116.70 66.90 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 99.00 103.50 116.90 66.10 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 1.20 1.10 13.10 -1.70 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.50 27.50 -4.80 percent [+]
Food Inflation 4.50 3.80 496.60 -3.60 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 101.70 101.80 101.80 0.18 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 100.80 99.40 110.21 0.35 Index Points [+]


Israel Inflation Rate

In Israel, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Housing (25.2 percent of the total weight) and Transport and Communication (20.6 percent). Food accounts for 16.5 percent; Education, Culture and Entertainment for 11.7 percent and Dwelling Maintenance for 9.7 percent. Others include: Health (5.2 percent); Miscellaneous Goods and Services (4.3 percent); Furniture and Household Equipment (3.7 percent) and Clothing and Footwear (3.1 percent). The national index has a base of 100 as of 2012. This page provides the latest reported value for - Israel Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Israel Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.30 1.40 486.23 -2.74 1952 - 2019 percent Monthly
2012=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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