The Urban Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 6.5 percent on annual basis and decreased by 0.2 percent on a monthly basis. The annual average rate between May 2017 and May 2016 is 6.9 percent.
The Urban CPI increased by 7.3 percent on annual basis and increased by 0.4 percent on a monthly basis. The annual average rate between April 2017 and April 2016 is 6.7 percent.
Rwanda’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), main gauge of inflation has risen 6.5 percent year on year in May 2017 down from 7.3 percent in April 2017.
In May 2017, ‘Food and non-alcoholic beverages’, ‘Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels’ and Transport rose by 14.3 percent, 1.8 percent and 5.4 percent respectively.