Bahrain’s annual inflation rate was steady at 0.7 percent in November of 2021 the same as in the previous month. Consumer prices increased for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.1 percent vs 0.6 percent in November), furnishings (2.2 percent vs 0.2 percent), recreation & culture (28.3 percent vs 18.8 percent), miscellaneous goods & services (0.8 percent vs 0.5 percent); and restaurants & hotels (4.2 percent vs 4.1 percent). On the other hand, deflation worsened for transport (-2.4 percent vs -0.6 percent) and clothing & footwear (-3.2 percent vs 1 percent), and housing & utilities (-1.7 percent vs -1.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell by 0.2 percent, after a 0.1 percent uptick in October. source: Central Informatics Organisation - Kingdom of Bahrain

Inflation Rate in Bahrain averaged 1.56 percent from 2008 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 5.22 percent in January of 2009 and a record low of -3.60 percent in April of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - Bahrain Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Bahrain Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Bahrain is expected to be 1.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Bahrain Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Bahrain Inflation Rate


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-12-15 09:00 AM Oct 0.7% -0.9% 0.5%
2022-01-13 01:00 PM Nov 0.7% 0.7% 1%
2022-02-01 03:00 PM Dec 0.7%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 0.70 0.70 percent Nov/21
Consumer Price Index CPI 97.40 97.60 points Nov/21
Inflation Rate Mom -0.20 0.10 percent Nov/21
Food Inflation 2.10 0.60 percent Nov/21
CPI Transportation 101.80 101.80 points Nov/21
CPI Housing Utilities 93.90 94.40 points Nov/21

News Stream
Bahrain Inflation Rate Remains Unchanged in November
Bahrain’s annual inflation rate was steady at 0.7 percent in November of 2021 the same as in the previous month. Consumer prices increased for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.1 percent vs 0.6 percent in November), furnishings (2.2 percent vs 0.2 percent), recreation & culture (28.3 percent vs 18.8 percent), miscellaneous goods & services (0.8 percent vs 0.5 percent); and restaurants & hotels (4.2 percent vs 4.1 percent). On the other hand, deflation worsened for transport (-2.4 percent vs -0.6 percent) and clothing & footwear (-3.2 percent vs 1 percent), and housing & utilities (-1.7 percent vs -1.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell by 0.2 percent, after a 0.1 percent uptick in October.
2022-01-13
Bahrain Inflation Rate Eases to 0.3% in July
Bahrain’s annual inflation rate declined to 0.3 percent in July of 2021 from 0.6 percent in the previous month, mainly due to a softer rise in prices of both housing & utilities (0.4 percent vs 2.4) and clothing & footwear (0.7 percent vs 0.9 percent), while transport prices fell (-0.3 percent vs 0.1 percent). Meantime, prices continued to increase for both alcoholic beverages & tobacco (1.0 percent vs 0.9 percent) and restaurants & hotels (0.6 percent vs 0.4 percent), while rebounded for food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.1 percent vs -1.3 percent). On the other hand, prices dropped for furnishing (-3.2 percent vs -3.5 percent), health (-0.2 percent vs -0.7 percent), communication (-2.1 percent vs -1.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices advanced by 0.1 percent in July, slowing from a 0.3 percent gain in June.
2021-09-02
Bahrain Consumer Prices Rise for 1st Time in 16 Months
Consumer prices in Bahrain rose 0.6 percent from a year ago in June of 2021, rebounding sharply from a 0.3 percent drop in May. It is the first time increase in consumer prices since February 2020, as prices recovered for housing & utilities (2.4 percent vs -2.5 percent in May), clothing & footwear (0.9 percent vs -1.0 percent), and restaurants & hotels (0.4 percent vs -0.4 percent). In addition, prices fell softer for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-1.3 percent vs -1.6 percent), while prices of alcoholic beverages & tobacco increased more (0.9 percent vs 0.3 percent). Meantime, prices rose further for transport (0.1 percent vs 0.3 percent). By contrast, prices continued to decline for furnishing (-3.5 percent vs -1.0 percent), health (-0.7 percent vs -0.1 percent), communication (-1.3 percent vs -0.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices advanced by 0.3 percent in June, easing from an upwardly revised 0.5 percent rise in May.
2021-08-09

Bahrain Inflation Rate
In Bahrain, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods.