The inflation rate in Laos was recorded at 2.14 percent in October of 2018. Inflation Rate in Laos averaged 18.46 percent from 1989 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 167 percent in March of 1999 and a record low of -2.26 percent in August of 2009.

Inflation Rate in Laos is expected to be 2.60 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Laos to stand at 2.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Laos Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Laos Inflation Rate
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Laos Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.14 3.06 167.00 -2.26 percent [+]
Food Inflation 1.83 1.46 12.40 -2.11 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 105.06 105.73 105.73 86.48 Index Points [+]

Laos Inflation Rate

In Laos, the most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (36.5 percent of the total weight) and transport (24.2 percent). The index also includes: household appliances (5.6 percent); housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (5.3 percent); restaurants and hotels (4.9 percent) alcoholic beverages and tobacco (4.6 percent); education (3.6 percent); communication (3.6 percent); clothing and footwear (3.2 percent); recreation and culture (3.1 percent) and health (2.9 percent). . This page provides the latest reported value for - Laos Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Laos Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.14 3.06 167.00 -2.26 1989 - 2018 percent Monthly

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