Lebanon’s annual inflation rate slowed to a 13-month low of 158.46 percent in October of 2022 from 162.47 percent in September. Prices rose softer for housing & utilities (74.40 percent vs 90.72 percent in September), food & non-alcoholic beverages (203.21 percent vs 208.07 percent), transport (195.95 percent vs 262.45 percent), furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance (147.20 percent vs 150.65 percent), and health (269.72 percent vs 282.65 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 14.65 percent in October, the most in 10 months, accelerating from an 8.40 percent gain in the prior month. source: Central Administration of Statistics, Republic of Lebanon

Inflation Rate in Lebanon averaged 31.86 percent from 2008 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 239.69 percent in January of 2022 and a record low of -4.67 percent in September of 2015. This page provides the latest reported value for - Lebanon Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Lebanon Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Lebanon is expected to be 150.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Lebanon Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 35.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Lebanon Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-10-21 07:25 AM Sep 162.47% 161.89% 156%
2022-11-22 12:10 AM Oct 158.46% 162.47% 163%
2022-12-20 10:00 AM Nov 158.46% 155%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 158.46 162.47 percent Oct 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 1847.45 1611.43 points Oct 2022
Inflation Rate MoM 14.65 8.40 percent Oct 2022
Food Inflation 203.21 208.07 percent Oct 2022
CPI Transportation 4102.73 3724.69 points Oct 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 376.60 363.29 points Oct 2022

Lebanon Inflation Rate
In Lebanon, the most important categories in the consumer price index are housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (28 percent of the total weight); food and non-alcoholic beverages (20 percent); and transport (13 percent). The index also includes: health (8 percent); education (7 percent); clothing and footwear (5 percent); and communication (5 percent). Furnishings, household equipment and maintenance, alcoholic beverages and tobacco, recreation, amusement and culture, restaurants and hotels, and other goods and services account for the remaining 15 percent of total weight.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
158.46 162.47 239.69 -4.67 2008 - 2022 percent Monthly
2013=100

News Stream
Lebanon Inflation Rate Eases to 13-Month Low
Lebanon’s annual inflation rate slowed to a 13-month low of 158.46 percent in October of 2022 from 162.47 percent in September. Prices rose softer for housing & utilities (74.40 percent vs 90.72 percent in September), food & non-alcoholic beverages (203.21 percent vs 208.07 percent), transport (195.95 percent vs 262.45 percent), furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance (147.20 percent vs 150.65 percent), and health (269.72 percent vs 282.65 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 14.65 percent in October, the most in 10 months, accelerating from an 8.40 percent gain in the prior month.
2022-11-22
Lebanon Inflation Rate Rises to 162.47% in September
Lebanon’s annual inflation rate increased slightly to 162.47 percent in September of 2022 from August's 11-month low of 161.89 percent. Main upward pressures largely came from cost of food & non-alcoholic beverages (208.07 percent vs 198.11 percent in August), housing & utilities (90.72 percent vs 99.89 percent), transport (262.45 percent vs 294.85 percent), furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance (150.65 percent vs 128.18 percent), and health (282.65 percent vs 271.23 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices climbed 8.40 percent in September, the most in three months, accelerating from a 7.55 percent gain in the prior month.
2022-10-21
Lebanon Inflation Rate at 11-Month Low
Lebanon’s annual inflation rate slowed to 161.89 percent in August of 2022 from 168.45 percent in the previous month. This was the lowest inflation rate since September last year, as inflation eased for most components: food & non-alcoholic beverages (198.11 percent vs 240.21 percent in July), housing & utilities (99.89 percent vs 110.47 percent), transport (294.85 percent vs 353.85 percent), furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance (128.18 percent vs 132.05 percent), and health (271.23 percent vs 284.02 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 7.55 percent in August, following a 7.42 percent rise in the prior month.
2022-09-22