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.

Inflation Rate in Jordan averaged 5.12 percent from 1977 until 2019, 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.

Inflation Rate in Jordan is expected to be 2.30 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 2.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Jordan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.


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Jordan Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.60 -0.40 32.91 -8.28 1977 - 2019 percent Monthly
2010=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-10-14 10:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Sep -0.3% 0.1% 0.3%
2019-11-14 10:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Oct 0.1% -0.3% -0.4%
2019-12-16 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Nov -0.4% 0.1% 0%
2020-01-16 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Dec 0.6% -0.4% 0.5%
2020-02-27 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jan 0.6% 1%
2020-03-11 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Feb -0.1%
2020-04-10 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Mar 2.3%
2020-05-11 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Apr


News Stream
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 Rebounds in October
Inflation rate in Jordan increased to 0.1 percent in October of 2019, after a 0.3 percent drop in the previous month. Cost advanced faster for housing (1.8 percent vs 1.6 percent in September); education (2.0 percent vs 1.8 percent) and recreation & culture (2.7 percent vs 2.2 percent) while it fell at a softer pace for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-0.3 percent vs -0.9 percent) and transport (-1.4 percent vs -2.7 percent). On the other hand, prices slowed for miscellaneous goods & services (1.3 percent vs 1.6 percent); health (1.8 percent vs 1.9 percent) while furniture & household equipment cost dropped further (-0.3 percent vs -0.2 percent). On a monthly basis, inflation rate edged up to 0.3 percent, rebounding from a 0.6 percent drop in September.
2019-11-14
Jordan Consumer Prices Fall for 1st Time Since 2016
Consumer prices in Jordan declined 0.3 percent year-on-year in September of 2019, following a 0.1 percent rise in the previous month. It was the first month of deflation since October of 2016, as prices dropped for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-0.9 percent vs 0.1 percent in August); transport (-2.7 percent vs -1.8 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (-3.2 percent vs -3.0 percent); furniture & household equipment (-0.2 percent vs -0.1 percent) and clothing & footwear (-2.2 percent, the same as in August). In addition, housing cost slowed (1.6 percent vs 1.7 percent). On the other hand, cost advanced faster for education (1.8 percent vs 1.3 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (1.6 percent vs 1.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.6 percent, after increasing 0.1 percent in August.
2019-10-14

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).