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

Inflation rate in Pakistan edged up to 5.84 percent year-on-year in August of 2018, from 5.83 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since September of 2014, as cost went up faster for transport (17.3 percent vs 15.7 percent in July); furnishings (6.2 percent vs 5.9 percent); health (5.7 percent vs 5.5 percent) and restaurants & hotels (6 percent vs 5.3 percent). Meanwhile, inflation was steady for clothing & footwear (6.5 percent, the same as in July) and housing & utilities (6 percent). On the other hand, prices slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (3.3 percent vs 3.5 percent); education (12.9 percent vs 13 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (6.4 percent vs 7.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose by 0.21 percent, following a 0.94 percent increase in July, driven by food items such as tomatoes, onions and potatoes, as well as non-food items such as motor vehicles, recreation & culture and fuel. Inflation Rate in Pakistan averaged 7.76 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
2018-07-04 09:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.21% 4.19% 4.30%
2018-08-01 11:05 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.83% 5.21% 3.7%
2018-09-03 10:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.84% 5.83% 6.1%
2018-10-02 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.84% 6.2%
2018-11-01 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 6.3%
2018-12-03 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 6.2%


Pakistan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 5.84 5.83 37.81 -10.32 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 229.27 228.80 229.27 62.82 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 7.70 7.60 11.40 3.40 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 262.55 256.60 262.55 100.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 241.93 240.04 241.93 20.05 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 751.50 715.10 771.50 1.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 1286.30 1208.90 1637.33 0.60 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.21 0.94 3.33 -1.32 percent [+]
Food Inflation 3.30 3.52 12.99 -1.06 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 204.74 202.71 205.10 141.37 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 11.00 10.50 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.84 5.83 37.81 -10.32 1957 - 2018 percent Monthly
2007/2008=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Argentina 34.40 Aug/18
Australia 2.10 Jun/18
Brazil 4.19 Aug/18
Canada 2.80 Aug/18
China 2.30 Aug/18
Euro Area 2.00 Aug/18
France 2.30 Aug/18
Germany 2.00 Aug/18
India 3.69 Aug/18
Indonesia 3.20 Aug/18
Italy 1.60 Aug/18
Japan 1.30 Aug/18
Mexico 4.90 Aug/18
Netherlands 2.30 Aug/18
Russia 3.10 Aug/18
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Jul/18
Singapore 0.60 Jul/18
South Africa 4.90 Aug/18
South Korea 1.40 Aug/18
Spain 2.20 Aug/18
Switzerland 1.20 Aug/18
Turkey 17.90 Aug/18
United Kingdom 2.70 Aug/18
United States 2.70 Aug/18


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