Jordan’s annual inflation rate accelerated for the third straight month to 4.4 percent in May of 2022, from 3.6 percent in the previous month. It was the highest reading since November of 2018, mainly due to rising prices of restaurants & hotels (9.2 percent vs 1 percent in April); recreation & culture (6.8 percent vs 6.1 percent); housing (5.7 percent vs 5.4 percent); transportation (5.6 percent vs 4.5 percent) and food & non-alcoholic beverages (5.5 percent vs 4.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.5 percent, following a 1.2 percent increase in the prior month. source: Central Bank of Jordan

Inflation Rate in Jordan averaged 4.93 percent from 1977 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 37.50 percent in August of 1989 and a record low of -4.54 percent in December of 1983. 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 2022.

Inflation Rate in Jordan 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 Jordan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Jordan Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-20 10:00 AM Apr 3.6% 2.5% 3.4%
2022-06-22 10:00 AM May 4.4% 3.6% 3.9%
2022-07-22 10:00 AM Jun 4.4%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 4.40 3.60 percent May 2022
Export Prices 254.10 244.20 points Mar 2022
Import Prices 331.40 340.20 points Mar 2022
Producer Prices Change 19.70 13.70 percent Apr 2022

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).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.40 3.60 37.50 -4.54 1977 - 2022 percent Monthly
2018=100

News Stream
Jordan May Inflation Rate Hits 3-1/2-Year High
Jordan’s annual inflation rate accelerated for the third straight month to 4.4 percent in May of 2022, from 3.6 percent in the previous month. It was the highest reading since November of 2018, mainly due to rising prices of restaurants & hotels (9.2 percent vs 1 percent in April); recreation & culture (6.8 percent vs 6.1 percent); housing (5.7 percent vs 5.4 percent); transportation (5.6 percent vs 4.5 percent) and food & non-alcoholic beverages (5.5 percent vs 4.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.5 percent, following a 1.2 percent increase in the prior month.
2022-06-22
Jordan April Inflation Rate at Near 3-1/2-Year High
Jordan’s annual inflation rate rose to 3.6 percent in April of 2022, from 2.5 percent in the previous month. It was the highest reading since December of 2018, propelled by prices of housing (5.4 percent), of which fuels and lighting (30.7 percent); transportation (4.5 percent) and food & non-alcoholic beverages (4.3 percent), notably vegetables (12.2 percent) and oils & fats (9.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased by 1.2 percent, the most since February of 2018, after a 0.8 percent rise in the previous month.
2022-05-20
Jordan Inflation Rate Ticks Up in March
Jordan’s annual inflation rate rose to 2.5 percent in March of 2022, from 2 percent in the previous month. Main upward pressure came from prices of restaurants & hotels (10.3 percent vs 0.3 percent in February); recreation & culture (5.2 percent vs 4.9 percent) and food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.9 percent vs 2.4 percent), notably vegetables (25.5 percent vs 21.7 percent) and oils & fats (9.1 percent vs 2.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.8 percent, faster than a 0.2 percent increase in the preceding month.
2022-04-22