The annual inflation rate in Dominican Republic rose to 2.02 percent in September 2019 from 1.72 percent in August. It was the highest inflation rate since November last year, as prices advanced further for food & non-alcoholic beverages (7.1 percent vs 5.3 percent in August); restaurants & hotels (1.9 percent vs 1.8 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (3.1 percent vs 3 percent); education (4.6 percent vs 4 percent); and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (3.9 percent vs 3.7 percent). Also, cost of recreation & culture fell less (-0.6 percent vs -0.8 percent). Meanwhile, prices of furnishings & household equipment slowed (2 percent vs 2.1 percent); and inflation was steady for health (at 3.4 percent). Additionally, cost declined at a faster pace for housing & utilities (-4.9 percent vs -4.5 percent); transport (-1.4 percent vs -0.5 percent); and clothing & footwear dropped less (-3.4 percent vs -3.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.38 percent. Inflation Rate in Dominican Republic averaged 13.94 percent from 1984 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 82.49 percent in February of 1991 and a record low of -1.57 percent in September of 2009.

Inflation Rate in Dominican Republic is expected to be 3.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Dominican Republic to stand at 3.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Dominican Republic Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 3.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-07-11 12:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Jun 0.92% 1.31% 1.3%
2019-08-15 01:45 PM Inflation Rate YoY Jul 1.4% 0.92% 1%
2019-09-13 02:20 PM Inflation Rate YoY Aug 1.72% 1.4% 1.1%
2019-10-15 01:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 2.02% 1.72% 1.8%
2019-11-15 01:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY Oct 2.02% 1.9%
2019-12-16 07:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY Nov 2%


Dominican Republic Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.02 1.72 82.49 -1.57 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 132.72 132.22 132.72 1.62 Index Points [+]
Inflation Expectations 3.08 3.19 11.60 2.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.38 0.34 11.54 -3.28 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 175.90 177.90 177.90 97.40 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 7.10 5.30 94.54 -9.87 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 119.25 118.76 125.43 25.47 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 128.61 128.91 130.66 18.64 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 129.78 129.37 129.78 34.34 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.14 2.06 58.13 0.46 percent [+]


Dominican Republic Inflation Rate

In Dominican Republic, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (25.1 percent of total weight). Transport accounts for 18 percent; Housing and Utilities for 11.6 percent; Restaurants and Hotels for 8.5 percent; Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 7.5 percent and Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance for 6.5 percent. Health; Clothing and Footwear; Recreation and Culture; Education; Communication and Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco account for the remaining 22.8 percent of total weight. This page provides - Dominican Republic Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Dominican Republic Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.02 1.72 82.49 -1.57 1984 - 2019 percent Monthly
2010=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 53.50 Sep/19
Australia 1.60 Jun/19
Brazil 2.89 Sep/19
Canada 1.90 Sep/19
China 3.00 Sep/19
Euro Area 0.80 Sep/19
France 0.90 Sep/19
Germany 1.20 Sep/19
India 3.99 Sep/19
Indonesia 3.39 Sep/19
Italy 0.30 Sep/19
Japan 0.20 Sep/19
Mexico 3.00 Sep/19
Netherlands 2.60 Sep/19
Russia 4.00 Sep/19
Saudi Arabia -0.70 Sep/19
Singapore 0.50 Sep/19
South Africa 4.10 Sep/19
South Korea -0.40 Sep/19
Spain 0.10 Sep/19
Switzerland 0.10 Sep/19
Turkey 9.26 Sep/19
United Kingdom 1.70 Sep/19
United States 1.70 Sep/19


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