The annual inflation rate in Pakistan increased to 9.0 percent in September 2021 from 8.4 percent in the previous month, pointing to the highest inflation since June, due mainly to a faster rise in prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (10.2 percent vs 10.0 percent in August), housing & utilities (9.7 percent vs 8.0 percent) and transport (9.1 percent vs 8.1 percent). Also, prices advanced more for restaurants & hotels (7.8 percent vs 7.3 percent), and miscellaneous goods & services (7.4 percent vs 5.9 percent), while communication inflation was steady (at 2.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 2.1 percent, the highest in 14 months, accelerating from a 0.6 percent rise in the month prior. source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics
Inflation Rate in Pakistan averaged 7.83 percent from 1957 until 2021, 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. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.
Inflation Rate in Pakistan is expected to be 8.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Pakistan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 3.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.