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

Consumer prices in Pakistan rose 4.57 percent year-on-year in December of 2017, accelerating from a 3.97 percent increase in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since May, as prices rose faster for: food & non-alcoholic beverages (5.16 percent vs 3.44 percent in November); housing & utilities (4.86 percent vs 4.85 percent); health (10.92 percent vs 9.99 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (6.50 percent vs 5.85 percent), and recreation & culture (0.59 percent from 0.38 percent). Prices slowed for: transport (4.45 percent vs 4.61 percent); furnishings (3.26 percent vs 3.27 percent), and clothing & footwear (3.64 percent vs 3.80 percent). Meantime, inflation was steady for education (12.40 percent); communication (1.23 percent), and restaurants & hotels (6.38 percent). In contrast, cost fell further for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (-18.10 percent vs -16.37 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged down 0.10 percent. Inflation Rate in Pakistan averaged 7.80 percent from 1957 until 2017, 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
2017-11-01 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.8% 3.86% 4%
2017-12-05 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.97% 3.8% 4.1%
2018-01-01 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4.57% 3.97% 4.20%
2018-02-01 06:35 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4.57% 4.90%
2018-03-02 01:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY 5.20%
2018-04-03 07:10 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.60%


Pakistan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.57 3.97 37.81 -10.32 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 220.20 220.42 220.42 62.82 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 5.50 5.20 11.40 3.40 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 256.60 251.31 256.60 100.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 221.00 220.20 221.00 20.05 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 703.40 703.50 771.50 1.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 1232.00 1233.50 1637.33 0.60 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.37 3.33 -1.32 percent [+]
Food Inflation 5.16 3.44 12.99 -1.06 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 179.67 178.51 205.10 141.37 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.39 2.86 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.57 3.97 37.81 -10.32 1957 - 2017 percent Monthly
2007/2008=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
Brazil 2.95 Dec/17
Canada 2.10 Nov/17
China 1.80 Dec/17
Euro Area 1.40 Dec/17
France 1.20 Dec/17
Germany 1.70 Dec/17
India 5.21 Dec/17
Indonesia 3.61 Dec/17
Italy 0.90 Dec/17
Japan 0.60 Nov/17
Mexico 6.77 Dec/17
Netherlands 1.30 Dec/17
Russia 2.50 Dec/17
South Korea 1.50 Dec/17
Spain 1.10 Dec/17
Switzerland 0.80 Dec/17
Turkey 11.92 Dec/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Dec/17
United States 2.10 Dec/17


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