Pakistan Inflation Rate  1957-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The consumer price index in Pakistan increased 3.25 percent year-on-year in March of 2018, easing from a 3.80 percent rise in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since July 2017, as prices slowed for : food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.99 percent vs 3.42 percent in February); health (4.76 percent vs 4.95 percent); restaurants & hotels (6.21 percent vs 6.52 percent), and miscellaneous goods & services (5.85 percent vs 5.87 percent). Meantime, prices rose faster for : housing & utilities (4.25 percent vs 4.20 percent in February); transport (6.43 percent vs 5.56 percent); furnishings (4.49 percent vs 4.09 percent); education (17.60 percent vs 12.13), and clothing & footwear (4.84 percent vs 4.56 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose by 0.31 percent, after decreasing 0.31 percent in February. Inflation Rate in Pakistan averaged 7.78 percent from 1957 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 37.81 percent in December of 1973 and a record low of -10.32 percent in February of 1959.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-01 06:35 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4.42% 4.57% 4.90%
2018-03-01 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.80% 4.42% 4.60%
2018-04-02 06:40 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.25% 3.80% 3.90%
2018-05-02 10:10 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.25% 3.20%
2018-06-01 06:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3%
2018-07-03 06:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.80%


Pakistan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.25 3.80 37.81 -10.32 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 220.25 219.58 220.42 62.82 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 5.80 5.20 11.40 3.40 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 256.60 251.31 256.60 100.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 225.22 224.66 225.22 20.05 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 715.10 707.50 771.50 1.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 1208.90 1204.20 1637.33 0.60 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.31 0.03 3.33 -1.32 percent [+]
Food Inflation 0.99 3.42 12.99 -1.06 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 186.98 184.47 205.10 141.37 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.65 4.10 35.90 -3.70 percent [+]


Pakistan Inflation Rate

In Pakistan, most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (35 percent of total weight); housing, water, electricity, gas and fuels (29 percent); clothing and footwear (8 percent) and transport (7 percent). The index also includes furnishings and household equipment (4 percent), education (4 percent), communication (3 percent) and health (2 percent). The remaining 8 percent is composed by: recreation and culture, restaurants and hotels, alcoholic beverages and tobacco and other goods and services. This page provides the latest reported value for - Pakistan Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Pakistan Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.25 3.80 37.81 -10.32 1957 - 2018 percent Monthly
2007/2008=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.90 Dec/17
Brazil 2.68 Mar/18
Canada 2.30 Mar/18
China 2.10 Mar/18
Euro Area 1.30 Mar/18
France 1.60 Mar/18
Germany 1.60 Mar/18
India 4.28 Mar/18
Indonesia 3.40 Mar/18
Italy 0.80 Mar/18
Japan 1.10 Mar/18
Mexico 5.04 Mar/18
Netherlands 1.00 Mar/18
Russia 2.40 Mar/18
South Korea 1.30 Mar/18
Spain 1.20 Mar/18
Switzerland 0.80 Mar/18
Turkey 10.23 Mar/18
United Kingdom 2.50 Mar/18
United States 2.40 Mar/18


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