Pakistan's annual inflation rate eased to 6.50 percent in November 2018 from 6.78 percent in the previous month, as prices rose at a slower pace for both food & non-alcoholic beverages (1.02 percent vs 2.04 percent in October) and education (10.01 percent vs 11.54 percent). Meanwhile, inflation picked up for: housing, water, electricity, gas & fuels (9.11 percent vs 9.04 percent); clothing & footwear (7.49 percent vs 6.73 percent); transport (19.77 percent vs 18.61 percent); furnishing & household equipment maintenance (7.48 percent vs 6.99 percent); and communication (7.83 percent vs 7.78 percent). Core inflation, which excludes volatile items such as food and energy, rose to 8.3 percent from 8.2 percent. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.11 percent in November, following a 2.33 percent climb in October. Inflation Rate in Pakistan averaged 7.75 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.

Inflation Rate in Pakistan is expected to be 6.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Pakistan to stand at 6.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Pakistan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 6.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-03 10:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.84% 5.83% 6.1%
2018-10-01 11:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 5.12% 5.84% 6.2%
2018-11-02 08:50 AM Inflation Rate YoY 7% 5.12% 5.2%
2018-12-04 10:20 AM Inflation Rate YoY 6.5% 6.8% 6.7%
2019-01-01 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 6.5% 6.80%
2019-02-01 06:35 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-03-01 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Pakistan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 6.50 6.78 37.81 -10.32 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 234.75 234.49 234.75 62.82 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 8.30 8.20 11.40 3.40 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 262.55 256.60 262.55 100.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 249.92 248.19 249.92 20.05 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 767.80 751.50 771.50 1.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 1345.60 1286.30 1637.33 0.60 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.11 2.33 3.33 -1.32 percent [+]
Food Inflation 1.02 2.04 12.99 -1.06 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 213.81 210.00 213.81 141.37 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 13.50 13.12 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
6.50 6.78 37.81 -10.32 1957 - 2018 percent Monthly
2007/2008=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 48.00 Nov/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.05 Nov/18
Canada 2.40 Oct/18
China 2.20 Nov/18
Euro Area 1.90 Nov/18
France 1.90 Nov/18
Germany 2.30 Nov/18
India 2.33 Nov/18
Indonesia 3.23 Nov/18
Italy 1.60 Nov/18
Japan 1.40 Oct/18
Mexico 4.72 Nov/18
Netherlands 2.00 Nov/18
Russia 3.80 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 2.40 Oct/18
Singapore 0.70 Oct/18
South Africa 5.20 Nov/18
South Korea 2.00 Nov/18
Spain 1.70 Nov/18
Switzerland 0.90 Nov/18
Turkey 21.62 Nov/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.20 Nov/18


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