Jordan's consumer price inflation rose to 1.25 percent YoY in April 2021, from 0.2 percent in the previous month. Main upward pressure came from transportation (8.4 percent), tobacco & cigarettes (2.7 percent), meat & poultry (1.3 percent) and fuel & lighting (1 percent). On the other hand, prices decreased for vegetables & legumes (-5.4%), fruits & nuts (1 percent), clothing (0.7 percent) and spices (0.4 percent). source: Central Bank of Jordan

Inflation Rate in Jordan averaged 4.98 percent from 1977 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 32.91 percent in August of 1989 and a record low of -8.28 percent in December of 1994. This page provides the latest reported value for - Jordan Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Jordan Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2021.

Inflation Rate in Jordan is expected to be 3.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Jordan to stand at 2.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jordan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.00 percent in 2022 and 1.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Jordan Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.25 0.20 32.91 -8.28 1977 - 2021 percent Monthly
2018=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-02-25 10:00 AM Jan -0.3% -0.4% -0.5%
2021-03-17 09:30 AM Feb 0.4% -0.3% -0.6%
2021-04-21 10:00 AM Mar 0.2% 0.4% 4.5%
2021-05-20 10:00 AM Apr 1.25% 0.2% 0.6%
2021-06-22 10:00 AM May 1.25% 3.3%
2021-07-10 10:00 AM Jun
2021-08-12 10:00 AM Jul
2021-09-14 10:00 AM Aug


News Stream
Jordan’s Inflation Rate Rises to 1.25 % in April
Jordan's consumer price inflation rose to 1.25 percent YoY in April 2021, from 0.2 percent in the previous month. Main upward pressure came from transportation (8.4 percent), tobacco & cigarettes (2.7 percent), meat & poultry (1.3 percent) and fuel & lighting (1 percent). On the other hand, prices decreased for vegetables & legumes (-5.4%), fruits & nuts (1 percent), clothing (0.7 percent) and spices (0.4 percent).
2021-05-20
Jordan Inflation Rate Slows in March
Jordan's consumer price inflation eased to 0.2 percent year-on-year in March 2021, from 0.4 percent in the previous month. Main upward pressure came from tobacco and cigarettes (6.1 percent), fruits and nuts (5.9 percent), oils and fats (7.5 percent), and transportation (0.8 percent). On the other hand, cost declined for vegetables and legumes (-22.0 percent), fuels and lighting (-7.6 percent), clothing (-1.6 percent), and culture and entertainment (-1.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.3 percent in March.
2021-04-21
Jordan Consumer Prices Recover in February
Consumer prices in Jordan increased by 0.4 percent year-on-year in February of 2021, rebounding from a 0.3 percent decline in the prior month. Main upward pressure came from prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.9 percent vs -0.77 percent in January) and health services (4.6 percent vs 4.5 percent) while prices for alcoholic beverages & tobacco rose at the same pace (6.2 percent). In contrast, prices continued to decrease for transportation (-1.5 percent vs -3.0 percent); recreation & culture (-1.5 percent vs -1.3 percent) and clothing & footwear (-1.0 percent vs -1.0 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.7 percent, from a 0.1 percent gain in January of 2021.
2021-03-17
Jordan Consumer Deflation Eases in January
Consumer prices in Jordan edged down 0.3 percent year-on-year in January of 2021, from a 0.4 percent decrease in the prior month. Main downward pressure came from prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.77 vs -0.52 in December); clothing & footwear (-1.0 percent vs -1.1 percent); housing (-0.8 percent vs -0.9 percent); transportation (-3.0 percent vs -3.7 percent); and recreation & culture (-1.3 percent vs -0.7 percent). In contrast, prices increased at the same pace for health services (4.5 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (6.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent, from a 0.3 percent decrease in the previous month.
2021-02-25

Jordan Inflation Rate
In Jordan, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (33.4 percent of the total weight) and housing (22 percent). The index also includes: transport (13.6 percent); education (5.4 percent); alcoholic beverages, tobacco and cigarettes (4.4 percent); furnishings, housing appliances and equipment (4.0 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (3.8 percent); clothing and footwear (3.6 percent); health (2.2 percent) ; recreation and culture (2.2 percent); hotels, cafes and restaurants (1.8 percent) and communication (1.5 percent).