Uganda's headline inflation eased to 1.9 percent in September 2019 from 2.1 percent in the prior month, reaching its lowest level since May last year, as prices fell for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-0.9 percent vs 0.1 percent in July), mostly sugar (-20.1 percent), bananas (-23.8 percent) and also communication (-10.1 percent vs -10 percent). In addition, cost advanced less for miscellaneous goods & services (7 percent vs 7.3 percent); recreation & culture (1.8 percent vs 2.2 percent) and clothing & footwear (4 percent vs 4.6 percent). Meanwhile, inflation was higher for housing & utilities (2.3 percent vs 1.2 percent); furnishings (2.4 percent vs 2.1 percent); health (2.6 percent vs 2.4 percent); restaurants & hotels (2.4 percent vs 1.9 percent) and alcoholic beverages, tobacco & narcotics (1.6 percent vs 1.0 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 0.7 percent, following a 0.4 percent rise in the previous month. Inflation Rate in Uganda averaged 6.25 percent from 1998 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 24.50 percent in November of 2011 and a record low of -5.36 percent in November of 2001.

Inflation Rate in Uganda is expected to be 2.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Uganda to stand at 3.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Uganda Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 5.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-28 08:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jun 3.4% 3.3% 3.2%
2019-07-31 12:55 PM Inflation Rate YoY Jul 2.6% 3.4% 3.2%
2019-08-30 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Aug 2.1% 2.6% 3.0%
2019-09-30 11:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 1.9% 2.1% 2.5%
2019-10-31 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Oct 1.9% 1.7%
2019-11-29 08:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY Nov 2.2%
2019-12-27 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Dec 3.0%


Uganda Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.90 2.10 24.50 -5.36 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 178.50 177.30 178.50 101.90 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation -0.90 0.10 40.65 -11.22 percent [+]
Import Prices 125.96 131.70 208.65 64.95 Index points [+]
Producer Prices 176.55 176.27 186.80 176.27 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -2.80 -1.90 8.70 -3.80 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.70 0.40 5.20 -2.10 percent [+]
Export Prices 152.56 155.92 225.35 60.13 Index points [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 203.32 200.98 203.32 103.60 Index Points [+]
Cpi Transportation 165.05 165.14 166.73 101.80 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 174.30 173.60 174.30 70.19 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.50 2.70 22.70 0.80 percent [+]


Uganda Inflation Rate

In Uganda, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Uganda Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Uganda Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.90 2.10 24.50 -5.36 1998 - 2019 percent Monthly
2009/2010=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 -1.10 Aug/19
Singapore 0.50 Aug/19
South Africa 4.30 Aug/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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