The inflation rate in Jordan was recorded at 0.60 percent in December of 2019. Inflation Rate in Jordan averaged 5.12 percent from 1977 until 2019, 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.

Inflation Rate in Jordan is expected to be 2.30 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 2.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jordan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Jordan Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.60 -0.40 32.91 -8.28 1977 - 2019 percent Monthly
2010=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-10-14 10:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Sep -0.3% 0.1% 0.3%
2019-11-14 10:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Oct 0.1% -0.3% -0.4%
2019-12-16 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Nov -0.4% 0.1% 0%
2020-01-16 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Dec 0.6% -0.4% 0.5%
2020-02-11 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jan 0.6% 2.0%


News Stream
2019-11-14
Jordan Inflation Rate Rebounds in October
Inflation rate in Jordan increased to 0.1 percent in October of 2019, after a 0.3 percent drop in the previous month. Cost advanced faster for housing (1.8 percent vs 1.6 percent in September); education (2.0 percent vs 1.8 percent) and recreation & culture (2.7 percent vs 2.2 percent) while it fell at a softer pace for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-0.3 percent vs -0.9 percent) and transport (-1.4 percent vs -2.7 percent). On the other hand, prices slowed for miscellaneous goods & services (1.3 percent vs 1.6 percent); health (1.8 percent vs 1.9 percent) while furniture & household equipment cost dropped further (-0.3 percent vs -0.2 percent). On a monthly basis, inflation rate edged up to 0.3 percent, rebounding from a 0.6 percent drop in September.

2019-10-14
Jordan Consumer Prices Fall for 1st Time Since 2016
Consumer prices in Jordan declined 0.3 percent year-on-year in September of 2019, following a 0.1 percent rise in the previous month. It was the first month of deflation since October of 2016, as prices dropped for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-0.9 percent vs 0.1 percent in August); transport (-2.7 percent vs -1.8 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (-3.2 percent vs -3.0 percent); furniture & household equipment (-0.2 percent vs -0.1 percent) and clothing & footwear (-2.2 percent, the same as in August). In addition, housing cost slowed (1.6 percent vs 1.7 percent). On the other hand, cost advanced faster for education (1.8 percent vs 1.3 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (1.6 percent vs 1.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.6 percent, after increasing 0.1 percent in August.

2019-08-21
Jordan Inflation Rate Slows in July
Inflation rate in Jordan edged down to 0.2 percent in July of 2019 from 0.5 percent in the previous month. Housing & utilities cost slowed (1.7 percent vs 2.2 percent in June) while prices fell for transport (-2.6 percent vs -1.0 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (-3.0 percent, the same as in June). On the other hand, inflation was steady for food & non-alcoholic beverages (at 0.7 percent) and education (at 1.3 percent) while miscellaneous goods & services cost advanced faster (0.7 percent vs 0.6 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices dropped 0.1 percent, after increasing 0.5 percent in the previous month.

2019-06-11
Jordan Inflation Rate Slows in May
Inflation rate in Jordan edged down to 0.1 percent in May of 2019 from 0.4 percent in the previous month. Cost slowed for housing & utilities (1.2 percent vs 1.7 percent in April) and health (0.6 percent vs 1.4 percent) while prices fell for transport (-1.9 percent vs 0.1 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (-3.0 percent vs -1.4 percent); furniture & household equipment (-0.1 percent from a flat reading) and for restaurants & hotels (-0.2 percent, the same as in April). On the other hand, cost rebounded for food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.3 percent vs -0.2 percent) and clothing & footwear (1.3 percent vs -0.3 percent) while prices went up faster for recreation & culture (1.6 percent vs 0.7 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (1.0 percent vs 0.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.2 percent, easing from a 0.6 percent gain in April.

2019-05-10
Jordan Inflation Rate Rises to 0.4% in April
Inflation rate in Jordan increased to 0.4 percent in April 2019, after a flat reading in the previous month. Cost rebounded for transport (0.1 percent vs -0.9 percent in March) while prices fell less for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-0.2 percent vs -1.2 percent); clothing & footwear (-0.3 percent vs -1.2 percent) and for restaurants & hotels (-0.2 percent vs -0.3 percent). On the other hand, inflation was steady for housing & utilities (at 1.7 percent); education (at 1.3 percent) and health (at 1.4 percent) while prices rose at a softer pace for miscellaneous goods & services (0.8 percent vs 1.0 percent). On a monthly basis, inflation rate edged up to 0.6 percent, from 0.3 percent in March.

2019-04-11
Jordan Inflation Rate Flat in March
Consumer prices in Jordan were flat in March of 2019 compared with a year earlier, after a 0.2 percent rise in the previous month It was the lowest reading since deflation was recorded in October 2016, as cost fell for food and non-alcoholic beverages (-1.2 percent from 0.1 percent in February); transport (-0.9 percent from -2.8 percent); clothing & footwear (-1.2 percent from -3.5 percent) and for restaurant & hotels (-0.3 percent from 0.4 percent). Meantime, prices rose at a softer pace for education (1.3 percent from 2.9 percent); furniture & household equipment (0.1 percent from 0.8 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (1.0 percent from 1.2 percent) and health (1.4 percent from 1.7 percent). On the other hand, cost of housing & utilities went up faster (1.7 percent from 1.6 percent) while inflation was steady for both alcoholic beverages & tobacco and communication. On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.3 percent, after a 0.3 percent drop in February.


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).

Jordan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.60 -0.40 32.91 -8.28 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 126.00 125.60 127.70 14.60 points [+]
Producer Prices 117.30 118.70 173.40 59.10 points [+]
Export Prices 210.00 231.00 347.70 96.70 points [+]
Import Prices 336.00 309.50 463.80 113.70 points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.28 6.00 -3.40 percent [+]
Food Inflation -1.90 -0.50 29.30 -15.31 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 131.20 131.20 131.20 121.00 points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.60 1.60 6.10 0.10 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 239.60 235.70 239.60 33.60 points [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 133.40 133.50 133.50 81.50 points [+]
CPI Transportation 135.70 136.02 138.70 79.10 points [+]
Producer Prices Change -6.30 -4.70 90.30 -35.40 percent [+]