Pakistan Inflation Rate  1957-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Pakistan rose 3.41 percent year-on-year in August of 2017, accelerating from a 2.91 percent increase in the previous month. Prices rose a at faster pace for: food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.25 percent vs 0.71 percent in July); communication (1.63 percent vs 1.52 percent); recreation & culture (0.29 percent vs 0.21 percent); housing & utilities (5.30 percent vs 5.29 percent), and clothing & footwear (3.93 percent vs 3.89 percent). Prices slowed for: furnishings (2.58 percent vs 2.72 percent); education (10.85 percent vs 11.36 percent); transport (2.65 percent vs 3.18 percent); restaurants & hotels (4.77 percent vs 5.32 percent); health (12.47 percent vs 13.35 percent), and miscellaneous goods & services (4.67 percent vs 4.82 percent). In contrast, cost fell for alcoholic beverages & tobacco (-16.19 percent vs -15.93 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.19 percent. Inflation Rate in Pakistan averaged 7.82 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.

Pakistan Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-03 06:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.93% 5.02% 4.6%
2017-08-01 07:35 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.91% 3.93% 4.4%
2017-09-05 07:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.42% 2.91% 4.8%
2017-10-03 07:15 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.42% 5%
2017-11-01 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 4.9%
2017-12-01 07:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.1%


Pakistan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.41 2.91 37.81 -10.32 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 216.61 216.19 216.61 62.82 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 5.50 5.60 11.40 3.40 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 256.60 251.31 256.60 100.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 217.96 217.24 219.22 20.05 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 703.50 703.80 771.50 1.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 1233.50 1224.90 1637.33 0.60 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.00 0.70 35.90 -3.70 percent [+]
Food Inflation 2.25 0.70 12.99 -1.06 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.19 -0.20 3.33 -1.32 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 174.61 175.18 205.10 141.37 Index Points [+]


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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.41 2.91 37.81 -10.32 1957 - 2017 percent Monthly
2007/2008=100




inflation rate by Country

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Australia 1.90 Jun/17
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Germany 1.80 Aug/17
India 3.36 Aug/17
Indonesia 3.82 Aug/17
Italy 1.20 Aug/17
Japan 0.40 Jul/17
Mexico 6.66 Aug/17
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Russia 3.30 Aug/17
South Korea 2.60 Aug/17
Spain 1.60 Aug/17
Switzerland 0.50 Aug/17
Turkey 10.68 Aug/17
United Kingdom 2.90 Aug/17
United States 1.90 Aug/17