United Arab Emirates Inflation Rate 1990-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Consumer prices in the United Arab Emirates rose 2.09 percent year-on-year in October of 2017, following a 1.15 percent gain in the prior month. It was the highest inflation rate since April. Prices recovered for housing & utilities (0.55 percent vs -0.09 percent); restaurants & hotels (0.45 percent vs -0.43 percent) and clothing & footwear (0.54 percent vs -2.43 percent) while advanced faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.40 percent vs 1.54 percent); transport (5.72 percent vs 4.33 percent) and education (3.60 percent vs 2.54 percent).In addition, cost of tobacco jumped 70.16 percent, after decreasing 1.37 percent in September. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.97 percent, after rising 0.13 percent in September. Inflation Rate in the United Arab Emirates averaged 2.15 percent from 1990 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 12.30 percent in December of 2008 and a record low of -0.40 percent in October of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-03 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 0.8% 1.2% 1.4%
2017-10-27 08:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.15% 0.8% 1.2%
2017-11-23 07:55 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.09% 1.15% 1.5%
2018-02-27 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY
2018-02-27 12:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY
2018-04-03 09:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY


United Arab Emirates Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.10 1.15 12.30 -0.40 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 106.42 107.60 107.94 89.17 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.40 1.54 8.66 -2.32 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.97 0.13 1.34 -0.84 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 113.09 112.94 114.67 96.24 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 98.51 103.21 111.46 85.03 [+]


United Arab Emirates Inflation Rate

In United Arab Emirates, the main components of the consumer price index are: Housing (34.1 percent of the total weight); Food and Soft Drinks (14.3 percent) and Transportation (14.6 percent). Education accounts for 7.7 percent; Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 6.3 percent; Furniture and Household Goods for 5.6 percent and Communications for 5.4 percent. Others include: Restaurants and Hotels (4 percent); Recreation and Culture (3.2 percent); Textiles, Clothing and Footwear (3.2 percent); Medical Care (1.4 percent) and Beverages and Tobacco (0.3 percent). The national index has a base of 100 as of 2014. . This page provides the latest reported value for - United Arab Emirates Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Arab Emirates Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.10 1.15 12.30 -0.40 1990 - 2017 percent Monthly
2014=100




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