The annual inflation rate in Iran declined to 41.6 percent in August 2019 from 48.0 percent in the previous month. This was the lowest inflation rate since January, as prices increased softer for: food & non-alcoholic beverages (57.4 percent vs 71.9 percent in July); housing & utilities (24.0 percent vs 24.7 percent); transport (46.0 percent vs 56.6 percent); clothing & footwear (55.2 percent vs 60.0 percent); furniture & household equipment (71.3 percent vs 80.2 percent); recreation & culture (65.9 percent vs 73.8 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (49.8 percent vs 55.4 percent); communication (27.3 percent vs 32.7 percent); health & medical services (27.9 percent vs 29.7 percent); restaurants & hotels (49.1 percent vs 51.9 percent); and tobacco (32.6 percent vs 68.4 percent). Meanwhile, education prices rose faster (23.3 percent vs 23.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.6 percent in August, the least since January last year. Inflation Rate in Iran averaged 14.39 percent from 1957 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 59.02 percent in May of 1995 and a record low of -3.27 percent in April of 1958.

Inflation Rate in Iran is expected to be 48.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Iran to stand at 33.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Iran Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 25.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-17 01:10 AM Inflation Rate YoY May 52.1% 51.4% 55%
2019-07-11 03:25 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jun 50.4% 52.1% 54%
2019-08-12 04:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jul 48.0% 50.4% 49%
2019-09-09 05:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY Aug 41.6% 48.0% 46%
2019-10-15 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 41.6% 48%
2019-11-15 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Oct 43%
2019-12-13 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Nov 37%


Iran Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 41.60 48.00 59.02 -3.27 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 180.80 179.70 180.80 0.90 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 175.20 173.90 182.10 0.90 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 57.40 71.90 84.40 1.80 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 52.88 53.89 63.32 1.57 Percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 2.80 7.69 -4.17 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 150.80 148.20 150.80 99.00 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 180.60 181.90 181.90 99.50 Index Points [+]


Iran Inflation Rate

In Iran, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (29 percent of total weight) and Food and beverages (28.5 percent of total weight). Others include: Transport (11.97 percent); Furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (6 percent); Clothing and footwear (6 percent) and Health (5.5 percent). The smallest groups are Recreation and culture; Education; Restaurants and hotels; Communication; Tobacco at and Miscellaneous services and goods. This page provides the latest reported value for - Iran Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Iran Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
41.60 48.00 59.02 -3.27 1957 - 2019 percent Monthly
2016=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 53.60 Aug/19
Australia 1.60 Jun/19
Brazil 3.43 Aug/19
Canada 2.00 Jul/19
China 2.80 Aug/19
Euro Area 1.00 Aug/19
France 1.00 Aug/19
Germany 1.40 Aug/19
India 3.21 Aug/19
Indonesia 3.49 Aug/19
Italy 0.50 Aug/19
Japan 0.50 Jul/19
Mexico 3.16 Aug/19
Netherlands 2.80 Aug/19
Russia 4.30 Aug/19
Saudi Arabia -1.30 Jul/19
Singapore 0.40 Jul/19
South Africa 4.00 Jul/19
South Korea 0.00 Aug/19
Spain 0.30 Aug/19
Switzerland 0.30 Aug/19
Turkey 15.01 Aug/19
United Kingdom 2.10 Jul/19
United States 1.70 Aug/19


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