Bahrain’s annual inflation rate increased to 4.0% in August of 2022 from 3.9% in July. It was the highest inflation since December 2013, with food prices rising 10.4%, the most in three months, primarily attributed to milk, dairy products, sugar, fish and seafood; and edible oils. Additional upward pressures largely came from prices of transport (6.5% vs 7.0%), communication (2.3% vs 3.9%), furnishings & household maintenance (5.5% vs 4.6%), restaurant and hotels (15.1% vs 14.3%), and miscellaneous goods and services (4.4% vs 4.3%). By contrast, prices fell further for both housing (-0.9% vs -1.1%), clothing & footwear (-8.9% vs -7.1%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose by 0.2%, following a 0.9% gain in the previous month, which was the most in six months. source: Central Informatics Organisation - Kingdom of Bahrain

Inflation Rate in Bahrain averaged 1.64 percent from 2008 until 2022, 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 October of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Bahrain is expected to be 4.10 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 1.90 percent in 2023 and 1.60 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

Ok
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.

Please Paste this Code in your Website
width
height
Bahrain Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-08-24 01:45 AM Jul 3.9% 3.1%
2022-09-23 01:30 AM Aug 4.0% 3.9% 4.1%
2022-10-24 02:00 PM Sep 4.0% 4.1%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 4.00 3.90 percent Aug 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 101.10 100.90 points Aug 2022
Inflation Rate MoM 0.20 0.90 percent Aug 2022
Food Inflation 10.40 8.50 percent Aug 2022
CPI Transportation 109.80 109.90 points Aug 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 94.20 94.00 points Aug 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.00 3.90 5.22 -3.60 2008 - 2022 percent Monthly
April 2019=100

News Stream
Bahrain Inflation Rate Highest Since 2013
Bahrain’s annual inflation rate increased to 4.0% in August of 2022 from 3.9% in July. It was the highest inflation since December 2013, with food prices rising 10.4%, the most in three months, primarily attributed to milk, dairy products, sugar, fish and seafood; and edible oils. Additional upward pressures largely came from prices of transport (6.5% vs 7.0%), communication (2.3% vs 3.9%), furnishings & household maintenance (5.5% vs 4.6%), restaurant and hotels (15.1% vs 14.3%), and miscellaneous goods and services (4.4% vs 4.3%). By contrast, prices fell further for both housing (-0.9% vs -1.1%), clothing & footwear (-8.9% vs -7.1%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose by 0.2%, following a 0.9% gain in the previous month, which was the most in six months.
2022-09-23
Bahrain Inflation Rate at 4-Month High of 3.9%
Bahrain’s annual inflation rate rose to a four-month high of 3.9% in July of 2022, from June's five-month low of 3.1%, due mainly to faster rises in prices of for food & non-alcoholic beverages (8.5% vs 7.3% in June), primarily attributed to milk, dairy products, sugar, and edible oils. Additional upward pressures largely came from prices of transport (7.0% vs 5.3%), communication (3.9% vs 2.2%), furnishings & household maintenance (4.6% vs 3.6%), and restaurant and hotels (14.3% vs 14.5%). By contrast, prices dropped further for both housing (-1.1% vs -14%), clothing & footwear (-7.1% vs -7.2%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up by 0.9%, the most in six months, rebounding from a 0.1% fell in the previous month.
2022-08-24
Bahrain Inflation Rate Slows in June
Bahrain’s annual inflation rate fell to a five-month low of 3.1% in June of 2022, from 3.5% in the previous month. Prices slowed down for food & non-alcoholic beverages (7.3% vs 11.6% in May), mainly on account of vegetables (2.6% vs 8.1%) and fish and seafood (-8.9% vs 25.6%); communication (2.2% vs 2.9%) and furnishings & household maintenance (3.6% vs 3.7%). At the same time, costs fell further for clothing & footwear (-7.2% vs -1.7%) and housing & utilities (-1.4% vs -1.3%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged down by 0.1%, after increasing 0.5% in the previous month.
2022-08-02