The annual inflation rate in Pakistan increased to 11.1 percent in April of 2021, the highest since February of 2020, from 9.05 percent in March, as food & non-alcoholic beverages inflation accelerated to a 6-month high of 15.91 percent in April from vs 11.58 percent in March, while housing & utilities inflation rose to 9.68 percent from 8.76 percent. Also, prices increased faster for clothing & footwear (11.87 percent vs 10.72 percent in March), transport (6.53 percent vs 2.92 percent), health (8.97 percent vs 8.81 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up by 1.03 percent, the most since last October, accelerating from a 0.36 percent growth in the prior month. source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics
Inflation Rate in Pakistan averaged 7.82 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 May of 2021.
Inflation Rate in Pakistan is expected to be 10.00 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 4.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Pakistan Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 3.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.