The annual inflation rate in Senegal rose to 1.3 percent in August 2019 from 1.1 percent in the previous month, mainly due to prices of clothing & footwear (1.3 percent vs 0.2 percent in July); transport (2.0 percent vs 1.8 percent); health (1.5 percent vs -0.3 percent) and communication (2.9 percent vs 0.7 percent). In contrast, cost slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.8 percent vs 1.3 percent); housing & utilities (0.2 percent vs 0.3 percent); recreation & culture (0.7 percent vs 0.9 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (9.9 percent vs 10.6 percent). Meantime, inflation was steady for miscellaneous goods & services (at 0.9 percent) and restaurants & hotels (at 1.7 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 1.9 percent, after increasing 0.3 percent in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Senegal averaged 1.55 percent from 2006 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 7.20 percent in September of 2008 and a record low of -4.70 percent in August of 2009.

Inflation Rate in Senegal is expected to be 0.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Senegal to stand at 2.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Senegal Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 3.20 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-12 09:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY May 1.5% 0.8% 0.8%
2019-07-11 09:05 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jun 2.1% 1.5% 0.7%
2019-08-13 11:10 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jul 1.1% 2.1% 0.8%
2019-09-09 04:10 PM Inflation Rate YoY Aug 1.3% 1.1% 1.4%
2019-10-10 10:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 1.3% 0.8%
2019-11-14 09:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY Oct -0.1%
2019-12-11 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Nov 1.2%


Senegal Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.30 1.10 7.20 -4.70 percent [+]
Food Inflation 1.30 3.30 11.95 -4.65 percent [+]
Producer Prices 109.70 110.00 123.80 99.10 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 0.10 -0.50 10.70 -7.60 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 1.90 0.30 3.47 -3.06 percent [+]
Import Prices 127.10 119.90 153.00 -0.20 [+]
Export Prices 154.40 148.60 172.10 -2.00 [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 106.10 104.10 108.30 96.10 Index Points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 98.40 98.30 107.10 94.00 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 99.80 99.70 106.20 95.10 Index Points [+]


Senegal Inflation Rate

In Senegal, the three main components of the consumer price index are: Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (49.6 percent of total weight); Housing and Utilities (12 percent) and Clothing and Footwear (7.3 percent). Others include: Transport (5.6 percent); Household Contents, Equipment and Maintenance (5 percent); Miscellaneous Goods and Services (3.8 percent) and Restaurants and Hotels (3.8 percent). Recreation and Culture, Health, Communication, Education and Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco account for the remaining 12.7 percent of total weight. . This page provides the latest reported value for - Senegal Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Senegal Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.30 1.10 7.20 -4.70 2006 - 2019 percent Monthly
2014=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 53.60 Aug/19
Australia 1.60 Jun/19
Brazil 3.43 Aug/19
Canada 2.00 Jul/19
China 2.80 Aug/19
Euro Area 1.00 Aug/19
France 1.00 Aug/19
Germany 1.40 Aug/19
India 3.21 Aug/19
Indonesia 3.49 Aug/19
Italy 0.50 Aug/19
Japan 0.50 Jul/19
Mexico 3.16 Aug/19
Netherlands 2.80 Aug/19
Russia 4.30 Aug/19
Saudi Arabia -1.30 Jul/19
Singapore 0.40 Jul/19
South Africa 4.00 Jul/19
South Korea 0.00 Aug/19
Spain 0.30 Aug/19
Switzerland 0.30 Aug/19
Turkey 15.01 Aug/19
United Kingdom 2.10 Jul/19
United States 1.70 Aug/19


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