The annual inflation rate in Brunei declined to 1.1 percent in April 2021, the lowest since January last year, from 1.8 percent in the previous month, mainly due to a softer rise in prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.5% vs 3.6%). Also, prices increased less for recreation & culture (0.6% vs 0.8% in March), communication (1.8% vs 2.6%). Meanwhile, prices continued to rise for health (1.1% vs 0.7%), education (0.1% vs 0.1%), transport (7.2% vs 5.9%), restaurant and hotels (0.5% vs 0.4%). In addition, prices dropped faster for miscellaneous goods and services (-0.5% vs -0.4%), furnishing (-2.8% vs -0.8%), clothing & footwear (-10.9% vs -3.0%), while prices of housing fell by 0.2%, the same pace as in March. On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell by 0.5 percent in April, after a 0.3 percent gain in March. source: Department of Economic Planning and Development, Brunei

Inflation Rate in Brunei averaged 0.50 percent from 2007 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 3.59 percent in October of 2008 and a record low of -1.60 percent in December of 2016. This page provides the latest reported value for - Brunei Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Brunei Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2021.

Inflation Rate in Brunei is expected to be 1.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Brunei to stand at 2.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Brunei Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2022 and 2.20 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Brunei Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.10 1.80 3.59 -1.60 2007 - 2021 percent Monthly
2010=100


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-01-11 12:30 AM Nov 0.2% -0.02%
2019-02-11 12:30 AM Dec 0.05% 0.2% 0.3%
2019-03-07 04:30 AM Jan -0.1% 0.05% 0.2%
2019-03-29 12:30 AM Feb -0.2% -0.1%


News Stream
Brunei Inflation Rate at 15-Month Low of 1.1%
The annual inflation rate in Brunei declined to 1.1 percent in April 2021, the lowest since January last year, from 1.8 percent in the previous month, mainly due to a softer rise in prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.5% vs 3.6%). Also, prices increased less for recreation & culture (0.6% vs 0.8% in March), communication (1.8% vs 2.6%). Meanwhile, prices continued to rise for health (1.1% vs 0.7%), education (0.1% vs 0.1%), transport (7.2% vs 5.9%), restaurant and hotels (0.5% vs 0.4%). In addition, prices dropped faster for miscellaneous goods and services (-0.5% vs -0.4%), furnishing (-2.8% vs -0.8%), clothing & footwear (-10.9% vs -3.0%), while prices of housing fell by 0.2%, the same pace as in March. On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell by 0.5 percent in April, after a 0.3 percent gain in March.
2021-07-05
Brunei Inflation Rate Stays at 5-Month Low
The annual inflation rate in Brunei was at 1.8 percent in March 2021, unchanged from February's five month low. Inflation was steady for health (at 0.7 percent), education (at 0.1 percent). Inflation eased for food and non-alcoholic beverages (3.6 percent vs 3.9 percent in February), transport (5.9 percent vs 7.7 percent), recreation & culture (0.8 percent vs 1.1 percent). On the other hand inflation accelerated for communication (2.6 percent vs 1.3 percent) while that rebounded for restaurant and hotels (0.4 percent vs -0.4 percent). Meantime, prices fell further for housing (-0.2 percent vs -0.2 percent), miscellaneous goods and services (-0.4 percent vs -0.5 percent), furnishing (-0.8 percent vs -1.9 percent), clothing & footwear (-3.0 percent vs -8.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose by 0.3 percent in March, after a 0.5 percent gain in February.
2021-05-07
Brunei Inflation Rate at 5-Month Low of 1.8%
The annual inflation rate in Brunei inched down to 1.8 percent in February 2021, the least since last September, from 1.9 percent in the previous month. Inflation slowed for both food and non-alcoholic beverages (3.9 percent vs 4.1 percent in January) and education (0.1 percent vs 1.9 percent). Meantime, inflation accelerated for transport (7.7 percent vs 6.2 percent); communication (1.3 percent vs 1.2 percent) and recreation & culture (1.1 percent vs 0.8 percent), while restaurant and hotels prices rebounded (0.4 percent vs -0.5 percent). At the same time, health inflation was steady (at 0.7 percent). On the other hand, prices fell further for housing (-0.2 percent vs -0.2 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (-0.5 percent vs -0.2 percent); furnishing (-1.9 percent vs -1.1 percent); clothing & footwear (-8.8 percent vs -4.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.5 percent, the same pace as in the prior month.
2021-04-12
Brunei Inflation Rate Eases to 4-Month Low
The annual inflation rate in Brunei edged down to 1.9 percent in January 2021, the least since last September, from 2.0 percent in the previous month. Upward pressures came from: food and non-alcoholic beverages (4.1 percent vs 4.7 percent in December 2020); education (1.9 percent vs 2.0 percent); transport (6.2 percent vs 3.3 percent); health (0.7 percent vs 0.1 percent); communication (1.2 percent vs 0.3 percent) and recreation & culture (0.8 percent vs -0.6 percent). Downward pressures came from housing (-0.2 percent vs -0.1 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (-0.2 percent vs 10 percent); furnishing (-1.1 percent vs -1.7 percent); clothing & footwear (-4.3 percent vs -5.1 percent), restaurant and hotels (-0.5 percent vs -0.7 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.5 percent, rebounding from 0.1 percent fall in the prior month.
2021-03-25

Brunei Inflation Rate
In Brunei, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (19 percent of the total weight) and transport (18.8 percent). The index also includes: housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (11 percent); furnishings, household equipment and routine (11 percent); recreation and cultural activities (9.1 percent); hotels and restaurants (8.8 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (6.5 percent); communication (6.0 percent); clothing and footwear (4.2 percent); education (3.9 percent) and health (1.3 percent).