Macedonia’s annual inflation rate rose to 1.4 percent in March 2019 from 1.1 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate in five months, as prices increased further for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.9 percent vs 2.3 percent in February); furniture & household equipment (1.2 percent vs 0.9 percent); recreation & culture (2.2 percent vs 1.6 percent); and alcoholic beverages, tobacco & narcotics (8.6 percent vs 4.8 percent). Also, cost of for transport fell less (-2.8 percent vs -3.7 percent). Meanwhile, prices continued to decline for housing & utilities (-0.1 percent, the same as in February); clothing & footwear (-1.7 percent vs -0.1 percent); and communication (-1.3 percent) and dropped for miscellaneous goods & services (-0.1 percent vs 0.8 percent). Additionally, inflation was steady for restaurant & hotels (1.9 percent, the same as in February); and health (2.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.4 percent. Inflation Rate in Macedonia averaged 1.73 percent from 2006 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 9.90 percent in June of 2008 and a record low of -2.10 percent in December of 2009.

Inflation Rate in Macedonia is expected to be 1.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Macedonia to stand at 1.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Macedonia Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-08 04:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 0.9% 1.2% 1.7%
2019-02-14 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.2% 0.9% 1.3%
2019-03-07 10:55 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.1% 1.2% 0.7%
2019-04-08 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.4% 1.1% 1.1%
2019-05-07 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.4%
2019-06-07 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-07-08 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.6%


Macedonia Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.40 1.10 9.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 112.75 112.76 113.24 84.91 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 103.50 104.10 1371.80 99.83 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.00 4.10 -2.80 percent [+]
Producer Prices 103.60 102.30 115.70 92.70 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -1.00 -0.80 20.57 -5.50 percent [+]
Food Inflation 2.90 2.30 20.40 -6.00 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 111.78 112.17 112.63 89.65 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.50 0.90 8.10 -2.20 percent [+]


Macedonia Inflation Rate

In Macedonia, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (40.9 percent of total weight). Housing and Utilities accounts for 13.8 percent; Transport for 7.9 percent; Clothing and Footwear for 7 percent; Restaurants and Hotels for 5.5 percent and Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance for 5.4 percent. Miscellaneous Goods and Services; Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco ; Health; Communication; Recreation and Culture and Education account for the remaining 19.5 percent of total weight. This page provides the latest reported value for - Macedonia Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Macedonia Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.40 1.10 9.90 -2.10 2006 - 2019 percent Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 54.70 Mar/19
Australia 1.30 Mar/19
Brazil 4.58 Mar/19
Canada 1.90 Mar/19
China 2.30 Mar/19
Euro Area 1.40 Mar/19
France 1.10 Mar/19
Germany 1.30 Mar/19
India 2.86 Mar/19
Indonesia 2.48 Mar/19
Italy 1.00 Mar/19
Japan 0.50 Mar/19
Mexico 4.00 Mar/19
Netherlands 2.80 Mar/19
Russia 5.30 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia -2.10 Mar/19
Singapore 0.60 Mar/19
South Africa 4.50 Mar/19
South Korea 0.40 Mar/19
Spain 1.30 Mar/19
Switzerland 0.70 Mar/19
Turkey 19.71 Mar/19
United Kingdom 1.90 Mar/19
United States 1.90 Mar/19


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