Consumer prices in Jordan decreased 0.2 percent year-on-year in May of 2020, following a 0.5 percent rise in the previous month. It was the first decrease in consumer prices since November of last year, as the coronavirus crisis continued to hurt demand. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.7 percent, after falling 1 percent in the previous month.

Inflation Rate in Jordan averaged 5.08 percent from 1977 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 32.91 percent in August of 1989 and a record low of -8.28 percent in December of 1994. 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 July of 2020.

Inflation Rate in Jordan is expected to be 0.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Jordan to stand at 1.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jordan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.20 percent in 2021 and 2.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Jordan Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.20 0.50 32.91 -8.28 1977 - 2020 percent Monthly
2018=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-03-17 12:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Feb 1.9% 1.7% 1.5%
2020-04-20 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Mar 2.1% 1.9% 1.8%
2020-05-20 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Apr 0.5% 2.1% 1.2%
2020-06-22 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY May -0.2% 0.5% 0.2%
2020-07-10 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jun -0.2% -1.1%
2020-08-11 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jul -1.3%
2020-09-10 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Aug
2020-10-09 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 0.5%


News Stream
Jordan Consumer Prices Fall 0.2% YoY in May
Consumer prices in Jordan decreased 0.2 percent year-on-year in May of 2020, following a 0.5 percent rise in the previous month. It was the first decrease in consumer prices since November of last year, as the coronavirus crisis continued to hurt demand. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.7 percent, after falling 1 percent in the previous month.
2020-06-22
Jordan Inflation Rate Rises to 13-Month High
Annual inflation rate in Jordan increased 1.9 percent in February of 2020, following a 1.7 percent rise in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since January of 2019, as prices advanced faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.3 percent vs 1.7 percent in January) and housing (1.2 percent vs 1.1 percent). On the other hand, transport cost slowed (4.5 percent vs 4.9 percent) while inflation was steady for education (at 2.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.1 percent, after rising 0.1 percent in the prior month.
2020-03-17
Jordan Inflation Rate Rises the Most in 11 Months
Annual inflation rate in Jordan increased 0.6 percent in December of 2019, after a 0.4 percent drop in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since January, as prices rebounded for food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.1 percent vs -1.7 percent in November) and transport (2.2 percent vs -2.2 percent). Meanwhile, housing cost slowed (0.7 percent vs 1.7 percent) while inflation was steady for education (at 2.0 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.3 percent, the same as in the prior month.
2020-01-21
Jordan Consumer Prices Fall in November
Consumer prices in Jordan dropped 0.4 percent year-on-year in November of 2019, after a 0.1 percent rise in the previous month. Prices declined for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-1.7 percent vs -0.3 percent in October); transport (-2.2 percent vs -1.4 percent); clothing & footwear (-2.0 percent vs -1.8 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (-3.2 percent, the same as in October) while cost slowed for housing (1.7 percent vs 1.8 percent) and restaurants & hotels (0.1 percent vs 0.2 percent). On the other hand, inflation was steady for education (at 2.0 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (at 1.3 percent) while prices advanced faster for health (1.9 percent vs 1.8 percent) and recreation & culture (3.1 percent vs 2.7 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.2 percent, the same as in the prior month.
2019-12-16

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).