Cost of food in Jamaica increased 4.60 percent in July of 2021 over the same month in the previous year. source: Statistical Institute of Jamaica

Food Inflation in Jamaica averaged 9.87 percent from 2008 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 35 percent in July of 2008 and a record low of 0.10 percent in November of 2016. This page provides - Jamaica Food Inflation- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Jamaica Food Inflation - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Food Inflation in Jamaica is expected to be 5.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Jamaica Food Inflation is projected to trend around 4.80 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Jamaica Food Inflation

Jamaica Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Inflation Rate 6.10 percent Aug/21 5.30 26.49 1.60
Inflation Rate Mom 0.90 percent Aug/21 1.50 3.30 -1.60
Cpi Transportation 104.60 points Aug/21 104.20 217.03 99.60
Cpi Housing Utilities 110.80 points Aug/21 110.50 259.10 96.30
Consumer Price Index CPI 112.30 points Aug/21 111.40 112.30 20.13
Food Inflation 4.60 percent Jul/21 3.60 35.00 0.10