The annual inflation rate in Bangladesh increased further to 5.7 percent in October of 2021, the highest since October of 2020, from 5.6 percent in the previous month. Prices advanced faster for both food (5.22 percent vs 5.21 percent in September) and non-food (6.48 percent vs 6.19 percent) items. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 1.08 percent, slowing from a 2.18 percent rise in the previous month. source: Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics

Inflation Rate in Bangladesh averaged 6.44 percent from 1994 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 16 percent in September of 2011 and a record low of -0.03 percent in December of 1996. This page provides the latest reported value for - Bangladesh Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Bangladesh Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2021.

Inflation Rate in Bangladesh is expected to be 5.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Bangladesh Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 5.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Bangladesh Inflation Rate


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-10-21 10:00 AM Sep 5.59% 5.54%
2021-11-29 11:00 AM Oct 5.7% 5.59% 6.7%
2021-12-13 10:00 AM Nov 5.7%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 5.70 5.59 percent Oct/21
Consumer Price Index CPI 307.49 304.22 points Oct/21
GDP Deflator 249.42 240.29 points Dec/21
Producer Prices 2180.00 2082.00 points Jun/06
Inflation Rate Mom 1.08 2.18 percent Oct/21
Food Inflation 5.22 5.21 percent Oct/21
CPI Transportation 306.31 303.73 points Oct/21

News Stream
Bangladesh October Inflation at 1-Year High
The annual inflation rate in Bangladesh increased further to 5.7 percent in October of 2021, the highest since October of 2020, from 5.6 percent in the previous month. Prices advanced faster for both food (5.22 percent vs 5.21 percent in September) and non-food (6.48 percent vs 6.19 percent) items. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 1.08 percent, slowing from a 2.18 percent rise in the previous month.
2021-11-29
Bangladesh September Inflation at 3-Month High
The annual inflation rate in Bangladesh increased further to 5.6 percent in September of 2021,the highest since June 2021, from 5.54 percent in the previous month. Prices advanced faster for both food (5.21 percent vs 5.16 percent in August) and non-food (6.19 percent vs 6.13 percent) items. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 2.18 percent, accelerating from a 1.55 percent rise in the previous month.
2021-10-21
Bangladesh August Inflation Rate Edges Up to 5.54%
The annual inflation rate in Bangladesh increased further to 5.54 percent in August of 2021 from 5.36 percent in the previous month as prices advanced faster both for food (5.16 percent vs 5.08 percent in July) and non-food (6.13 percent vs 5.8 percent) items. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 1.5 percent, accelerating from a 0.5 rise in the previous month.
2021-09-28

Bangladesh Inflation Rate
In Bangladesh, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food, non-alcoholic beverages and tobacco (59 percent of the total weight) and gross rent, fuel and lighting (16.9 percent). The index also includes: clothing and footwear (6.9 percent); transport and communication (4.2 percent), recreation, entertainment, education & cultural services (4.1 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (3.6 percent); medical care and health expenses (2.8 percent) and furnishing (2.7 percent).