Consumer prices in Jordan were unchanged in October of 2020, after increasing 0.1 percent in the prior month. Prices declined further for housing (-3.4 percent vs -3.2 percent in September); clothing & footwear (-2 percent vs -1.5 percent); transportation (-3.6 percent vs -2 percent) and recreation & culture (-0.9 percent, the same pace as in September). Meanwhile, inflation edged higher mostly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.3 percent vs 2.4 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (6.2 percent vs 6.1 percent) and health (5 percent vs 4.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3 percent, the same pace as in the previous month. source: Central Bank of Jordan

Inflation Rate in Jordan averaged 5.03 percent from 1977 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 32.91 percent in August of 1989 and a record low of -8.28 percent in December of 1994. This page provides the latest reported value for - Jordan Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Jordan Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2020.

Inflation Rate in Jordan is expected to be 0.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Jordan to stand at 1.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jordan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.20 percent in 2021 and 2.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Jordan Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.00 0.10 32.91 -8.28 1977 - 2020 percent Monthly
2018=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-08-12 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jul -0.6% -0.6% -1.3%
2020-09-14 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Aug -0.6% -0.6% -0.4%
2020-10-12 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 0.1% -0.6% -0.5%
2020-11-16 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Oct 0% 0.1% 0.1%
2020-12-10 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Nov 0% 0.1%
2021-01-16 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Dec
2021-02-27 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jan
2021-03-17 12:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Feb


News Stream
Jordan Consumer Prices Flat in October
Consumer prices in Jordan were unchanged in October of 2020, after increasing 0.1 percent in the prior month. Prices declined further for housing (-3.4 percent vs -3.2 percent in September); clothing & footwear (-2 percent vs -1.5 percent); transportation (-3.6 percent vs -2 percent) and recreation & culture (-0.9 percent, the same pace as in September). Meanwhile, inflation edged higher mostly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.3 percent vs 2.4 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (6.2 percent vs 6.1 percent) and health (5 percent vs 4.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3 percent, the same pace as in the previous month.
2020-11-16
Jordan Consumer Prices Rebound in September
Consumer prices in Jordan rose 0.1 percent from a year ago in September of 2020, after decreasing 0.6 percent in the previous month. It was the first increase in consumer prices since April, pushed up by prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.4 percent vs 0.3 percent in August) and health (4.9 percent vs 4 percent). On the other hand, costs continued to fall for housing & utilities (-3.2 percent vs -3.4 percent), of which fuels and lighting (-10.3 percent); transport (-2 percent vs -3.2 percent); clothing & footwear (-1.5 percent vs -1 percent) and recreation & culture (-0.9 percent vs -0.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3 percent, after increasing 0.1 percent in the previous month.
2020-10-12
Jordan Consumer Prices Continue to Fall
Consumer prices in Jordan fell 0.6 percent year-on-year in August of 2020, the same as in July and marking the 4th straight month of deflation. Main downward pressure came from prices of housing & utilities (-3.4 percent vs -3.3 percent in July), namely fuels & lighting (-11.3 percent vs -10.8 percent); transport (-3.2 percent vs -2.5 percent); recreation & culture (-0.5 percent vs -0.2 percent). Additionally, inflation slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.1 percent vs 0.2 percent); and miscellaneous goods & services (2.5 percent vs 2.6 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.1 percent, the same pace as in the prior month.
2020-09-14
Jordan Consumer Prices Fall for 3rd Month
Consumer prices in Jordan dropped 0.6 percent year-on-year in July 2020, the same as in the previous month. Main downward pressure came from prices of housing & utilities (-3.3 percent vs -3.8 percent in June), namely fuels & lighting (-10.8 percent vs -13 percent); transport (-2.5 percent vs -5.3 percent); clothing & footwear (-1.6 percent vs -0.5 percent); and recreation & culture (-0.2 percent vs 0.9 percent). Additionally, inflation slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.2 percent vs 2 percent), on the back of vegetables (-7.6 percent vs 1.1 percent); furnishings & household equipment (0.9 percent vs 1.1 percent); and miscellaneous goods & services (2.6 percent vs 2.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.1 percent, the same pace as in the prior month.
2020-08-12

Jordan Inflation Rate
In Jordan, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (33.4 percent of the total weight) and housing (22 percent). The index also includes: transport (13.6 percent); education (5.4 percent); alcoholic beverages, tobacco and cigarettes (4.4 percent); furnishings, housing appliances and equipment (4.0 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (3.8 percent); clothing and footwear (3.6 percent); health (2.2 percent) ; recreation and culture (2.2 percent); hotels, cafes and restaurants (1.8 percent) and communication (1.5 percent).