Inflation in Singapore
Consumer price inflation averaged 1.2% in the ten years to 2022 in Singapore, below the Asia-Pacific regional average of 2.1%. The 2022 average figure was +6.1%. For more information on inflation, visit our dedicated page
Singapore Inflation Chart
Singapore Inflation Data
|Inflation (CPI, ann. var. %, aop)||0.4||0.6||-0.2||2.3||6.1|
|Inflation (CPI, ann. var. %, eop)||0.5||0.8||0.0||4.0||6.5|
|Inflation (Core, ann. var. %, eop)||1.9||0.6||-0.3||2.1||5.1|
|Inflation (DSPI, ann. var. %, aop)||6.4||-3.3||-8.7||15.2||18.6|
Inflation rises in September
Inflation ticked up to 4.1% in September, following August’s 4.0%. The increase was largely due to faster growth in prices for transport and communication. In contrast, September marked a slower increase in prices for food and moderating price pressures for housing and utilities. Annual average inflation fell to 5.5% in September (August: 5.8%). Meanwhile, core inflation fell to 3.0% in September, from the previous month's 3.4%. Lastly, consumer prices increased 0.50% in September over the previous month, below August's 0.88% increase.
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