The annual inflation rate in Taiwan increased to 0.66 percent in April 2019 from 0.58 percent in the previous month and below market forecasts of 0.81 percent. Prices rose further for housing (0.93 percent from 0.90 percent in March); and education & entertainment (1.22 percent from 0.22 percent). Additionally, cost of transportation & communication dropped less (-0.21 percent from -0.70 percent). On the other hand, prices slowed for food (1.33 percent from 1.44 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (0.35 percent from 0.66 percent); and health (0.65 percent from 1.05 percent). Also, cost of clothing declined at a faster pace (-1.87 percent from -0.65 percent). Annual core inflation, which excludes fruits, vegetables and energy went up 0.59 percent, after rising 0.47 percent in the prior month. On a monthly basis, consumer prices advanced 0.15 percent, following a 0.1 percent gain in March. Inflation Rate in Taiwan averaged 4.05 percent from 1960 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 61.47 percent in March of 1974 and a record low of -3.09 percent in October of 1970.

Inflation Rate in Taiwan is expected to be 0.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Taiwan to stand at 1.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Taiwan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-12 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.2% -0.05% 0.4% 0.4%
2019-03-08 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.23% 0.2% 0.3% 0.5%
2019-04-09 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.58% 0.23% 0.65% 0.7%
2019-05-07 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.66% 0.58% 0.81% 0.6%
2019-06-05 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.66% 0.6%
2019-07-05 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.8%
2019-08-06 08:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Taiwan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.66 0.58 61.47 -3.09 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.50 101.76 102.65 10.29 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.97 102.36 103.09 58.64 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.59 0.47 4.95 -1.85 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 108.97 104.89 119.75 21.56 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 103.43 103.02 124.84 14.49 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 99.00 98.64 139.05 93.50 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 107.76 107.07 132.25 68.98 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.33 1.44 15.86 -7.56 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 0.58 1.14 11.85 -13.99 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 102.09 101.99 102.87 62.59 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 103.70 102.85 113.13 83.72 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.15 0.10 14.61 -3.16 percent [+]


Taiwan Inflation Rate

In Taiwan, the consumer price index consists of 7 categories: Food (23.7 percent of the total weight), Housing (22.7 percent), Transportation & communication (15.3 percent), Education & entertainment (14.72 percent), Miscellaneous goods & services (14.67 percent), Clothing (4.6 percent) and Medicines & medical care (4.3 percent). This page provides the latest reported value for - Taiwan Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Taiwan Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.66 0.58 61.47 -3.09 1960 - 2019 percent Monthly




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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