Lebanon’s annual inflation rate slowed to 210.08 percent in June of 2022 from May's three-month high of 211.43 percent, as inflation eased for most components: food & non-alcoholic beverages (332.35 percent vs 363.78 percent), transport (462.40 percent vs 515.36 percent), furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance (159.50 percent vs 182.35 percent). Meanwhile, prices continued to rise for both housing & utilities (132.38 percent vs 110.13 percent), and health (492.20 percent vs 468.27 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 9.23 percent in June, the most in six months, accelerating from a 7.85 percent gain in the prior month. source: Central Administration of Statistics, Republic of Lebanon

Inflation Rate in Lebanon averaged 28.51 percent from 2008 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 239.69 percent in January of 2022 and a record low of -4.67 percent in September of 2015. This page provides the latest reported value for - Lebanon Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Lebanon Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Lebanon is expected to be 200.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Lebanon Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 35.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Lebanon Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-06-20 01:00 AM May 211.43% 206.24% 205%
2022-07-22 12:30 AM Jun 210.08% 211.43% 220%
2022-09-16 01:30 AM Jul 210.08%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 210.08 211.43 percent Jun 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 1286.76 1177.99 points Jun 2022
Inflation Rate MoM 9.23 7.85 percent Jun 2022
Food Inflation 332.35 363.78 percent Jun 2022
CPI Transportation 3010.09 2811.98 points Jun 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 356.26 298.59 points Jun 2022

Lebanon Inflation Rate
In Lebanon, the most important categories in the consumer price index are housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (28.5 percent of the total weight) and food and non-alcoholic beverages (20.6 percent of the total weight) and transport (13.1 percent). The index also includes: health (7.8 percent); education (5.9 percent); clothing and footwear (5.4 percent) and communication (4.6 percent). Furnishings, alcoholic beverages and tobacco, recreation and cultural activities, hotels, restaurants and other goods and services account for the remaining 14 percent of total weight.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
210.08 211.43 239.69 -4.67 2008 - 2022 percent Monthly
2013=100

News Stream
Lebanon Inflation Rate Eases in June
Lebanon’s annual inflation rate slowed to 210.08 percent in June of 2022 from May's three-month high of 211.43 percent, as inflation eased for most components: food & non-alcoholic beverages (332.35 percent vs 363.78 percent), transport (462.40 percent vs 515.36 percent), furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance (159.50 percent vs 182.35 percent). Meanwhile, prices continued to rise for both housing & utilities (132.38 percent vs 110.13 percent), and health (492.20 percent vs 468.27 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 9.23 percent in June, the most in six months, accelerating from a 7.85 percent gain in the prior month.
2022-07-22
Lebanon Inflation Rate at 3-Month High of 211.4%
Lebanon’s annual inflation rate increased to a three-month high of 211.43 percent in May of 2022 from April's five-month low of 206.24 percent, pointing to the highest level since February, as inflation accelerated for most components: housing & utilities (110.13 percent vs 103.86 percent), transport (515.36 percent vs 492.09 percent), furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance (182.35 percent vs 174.87 percent), and health (468.27 percent vs 430.64 percent). Meanwhile, prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages continued to rise (363.78 percent vs 374.38 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 7.85 percent in May, the most in five months, accelerating from a 7.10 percent gain in the prior month.
2022-06-20
Lebanon Inflation Rate Eases to 5-Month Low
Lebanon’s annual inflation rate declined to 206.24 percent in April of 2022 from 208.13 percent in the previous month, pointing to the lowest level since last November, as inflation moderated for most components: food & non-alcoholic beverages (374.38 percent vs 390.39 percent), furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance (174.87 percent vs 178.38 percent), and health (430.64 percent vs 441.22 percent). Meanwhile, cost accelerated for both housing & utilities (103.86 percent vs 99.71 percent), transport (492.09 percent vs 488.85 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 7.10 percent in April, accelerating from a 6.10 percent rise in the prior month.
2022-05-23