Egypt Inflation Rate 1958-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Egypt went up 13.3 percent year-on-year in March of 2018, compared to a 14.4 percent increase in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since May 2016. Food inflation eased to 11.9 percent from 13.2 percent, the lowest since September of 2015. Inflation Rate in Egypt averaged 9.41 percent from 1958 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 35.10 percent in June of 1986 and a record low of -4.20 percent in August of 1962.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-08 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 17.1% 21.9% 19.9%
2018-03-08 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 14.4% 17.1% 16.7%
2018-04-10 05:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY 13.3% 14.4% 13.8%
2018-05-10 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 13.3% 16.5%
2018-06-10 05:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 16%
2018-07-10 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 16%


Egypt Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 13.30 14.40 35.10 -4.20 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.00 0.30 9.93 -7.00 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 261.20 258.70 261.20 1.20 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 240.50 238.80 240.50 98.90 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 11.59 11.88 35.26 3.84 percent [+]
Food Inflation 11.86 13.18 43.61 5.46 percent [+]
Producer Prices 181.80 181.30 181.80 55.70 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 24.80 25.00 45.00 -13.30 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 155.90 155.90 155.90 98.70 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 205.50 205.10 205.50 100.00 Index Points [+]


Egypt Inflation Rate

In Egypt, the headline Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the cost of a fixed basket of goods and services that are purchased by a representative sample of households from urban areas, which include Cairo, Alexandria, urban Lower Egypt, urban Upper Egypt, Canal cities and Frontier governorates. The most important categories in the headline CPI are Food and Beverages (40 percent of total weight); Housing, Water, Electricity, Gas and other Fuels (18.4 percent); Medical Care (6.3 percent) and Transportation (5.7 percent). Clothing and Footwear account for 5.4 percent of total index and Education for 4.6 percent. Hotels, Cafes and Restaurants represent 4.4 percent of total weight and Furnishings, Household Equipment and Routine Maintenance of the Dwelling for 3.8 percent. Miscellaneous Goods and Services account for 3.7 percent, Communications 3.1 percent, Recreation and Culture 2.4 percent and Tobacco and Related Products 2.2 percent. This page provides - Egypt Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Egypt Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
13.30 14.40 35.10 -4.20 1958 - 2018 percent Monthly
2010=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Mar/18
Brazil 2.68 Mar/18
Canada 2.30 Mar/18
China 2.10 Mar/18
Euro Area 1.20 Apr/18
France 1.60 Apr/18
Germany 1.60 Apr/18
India 4.28 Mar/18
Indonesia 3.41 Apr/18
Italy 0.50 Apr/18
Japan 1.10 Mar/18
Mexico 5.04 Mar/18
Netherlands 1.00 Mar/18
Russia 2.40 Mar/18
South Korea 1.60 Apr/18
Spain 1.10 Apr/18
Switzerland 0.80 Mar/18
Turkey 10.85 Apr/18
United Kingdom 2.50 Mar/18
United States 2.40 Mar/18


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