The annual inflation rate in Brunei fell to 4.3 percent in September of 2022 from August's record high of 4.5 percent. Food prices moderated (6.7% vs 7.0% in August), amid declines in cost of clothing (-2.3% vs 1.6%), health (-0.6% vs -0.6%), and communication (-1.6% vs -0.2%). By contrast, prices increased further for furnishing & household maintenance (0.6% vs 0.7%), housing(2.4% vs 2.4%) and transport (5.9% vs 5.9%), recreation and culture (2.7% vs 2.2%), restaurants and hotels (3.9% vs 3.2%) and miscellaneous goods and services (13.8% vs 13.7%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased by 0.2 percent in September, after a 0.6 percent rise in August. source: Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei

Inflation Rate in Brunei averaged 0.81 percent from 2007 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 4.50 percent in August of 2022 and a record low of -1.60 percent in December of 2016. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brunei Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brunei Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Brunei is expected to be 4.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Brunei Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2023 and 1.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Brunei Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-07 04:30 AM Jan -0.1% 0.05% 0.2%
2019-03-29 12:30 AM Feb -0.2% -0.1%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 4.30 4.50 percent Sep 2022
Inflation Rate MoM 0.20 0.60 percent Sep 2022
Food Inflation 6.70 7.00 percent Sep 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 107.40 107.20 points Sep 2022

Brunei Inflation Rate
In Brunei, the most important categories in the consumer price index are transport (20 percent of the total weight) and food and non-alcoholic beverages (19 percent). The index also includes: housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (12 percent); hotels and restaurants (11 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (8 percent); furnishings, household equipment and routine (7 percent); education (7 percent); recreation and cultural activities (7 percent); communication (6 percent); clothing and footwear (4 percent); and health (1 percent).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.30 4.50 4.50 -1.60 2007 - 2022 percent Monthly
2015=100

News Stream
Brunei Inflation Rate Eases Slightly
The annual inflation rate in Brunei fell to 4.3 percent in September of 2022 from August's record high of 4.5 percent. Food prices moderated (6.7% vs 7.0% in August), amid declines in cost of clothing (-2.3% vs 1.6%), health (-0.6% vs -0.6%), and communication (-1.6% vs -0.2%). By contrast, prices increased further for furnishing & household maintenance (0.6% vs 0.7%), housing(2.4% vs 2.4%) and transport (5.9% vs 5.9%), recreation and culture (2.7% vs 2.2%), restaurants and hotels (3.9% vs 3.2%) and miscellaneous goods and services (13.8% vs 13.7%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased by 0.2 percent in September, after a 0.6 percent rise in August.
2022-11-08
Brunei Inflation Rate Rises to 15-1/2-Year High
The annual inflation rate in Brunei increased to 4.1 percent in July of 2022 from 3.9 percent in June. It was the highest inflation rate at least since January 2007, with food prices rising 6.8%, the most since April 2012, primarily attributed to oil and fats; meat; fish and seafood. Additional upward pressures largely came from cost of housing (2.3% vs 2.3%), transport (4.3% vs 5.3%), miscellaneous goods and services (14.0% vs 14.0%), clothing (2.6% vs 0.01%), furnishing & household maintenance (1.2% vs 1.0%), recreation and culture (2.2% vs 2.1%), restaurants and hotels (2.0% vs 1.8%), and health (0.3% vs 0.3%). By contrast, communication prices continued to drop (-0.2% vs -0.2%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged down 0.1 percent in July, reversing from a 0.8 percent rise in the prior month.
2022-10-12
Brunei Inflation Rate Highest Since 2007
The annual inflation rate in Brunei inched up to 3.9 percent in June of 2022 from 3.8 percent in May. It was the steepest rise in consumer prices rate since at least 2007, with food prices rising 5.8%, the most since April 2021, primarily attributed to meat; fish and seafood; and oil and fats. Additional upward pressures largely came from cost of housing (2.3% vs 2.3%), transport (5.3% vs 4.9%), furnishing & household maintenance (1.0% vs 1.2%), health (0.3% vs 0.3%), recreation and culture (2.1% vs 1.3%), restaurants and hotels (1.8% vs 0.6%), and miscellaneous goods and services (14.0% vs 14.5%), while those of clothing were flat (0.01% vs 2.6%). By contrast, communication prices continued to drop (-0.2% vs -0.2%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose by 0.8 percent in June, rebounding from a 0.3 percent fall in the prior month.
2022-09-15