The annual inflation rate in Paraguay rose to 6.4 percent in September of 2021 from 5.6 percent in the previous month, the highest since June 2014. Cost accelerated for both food (13.6 percent vs 11.5 percent in August) and services (1.5 percent vs 1.2 percent) while housing prices softened (1.1 percent vs 1.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 1 percent, extending a 0.9% gain in August. source: Banco Central del Paraguay

Inflation Rate in Paraguay averaged 5.02 percent from 2005 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 13.40 percent in June of 2008 and a record low of 0.50 percent in June of 2020. This page provides - Paraguay Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Paraguay Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.

Inflation Rate in Paraguay is expected to be 2.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Paraguay Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.80 percent in 2022 and 3.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Paraguay Inflation Rate


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-09-02 06:00 PM Aug 5.6% 5.2% 4.1%
2021-10-04 07:00 PM Sep 6.4% 5.6% 5.7%
2021-11-03 04:30 PM Oct 6.4%


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Paraguay Inflation Rate Highest Since 2014
The annual inflation rate in Paraguay rose to 6.4 percent in September of 2021 from 5.6 percent in the previous month, the highest since June 2014. Cost accelerated for both food (13.6 percent vs 11.5 percent in August) and services (1.5 percent vs 1.2 percent) while housing prices softened (1.1 percent vs 1.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 1 percent, extending a 0.9% gain in August.
2021-10-04
Paraguay Inflation Rate Hits Over 7-Year High
The annual inflation rate in Paraguay accelerated for a fifth straight month to 5.6 in August of 2021 from 5.2 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since June of 2014, mainly due to rising prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages (11.5 percent vs 10.4 percent in July), transportation (9.2 percent vs 9.3 percent), healthcare (3.5 percent vs 3.3 percent), and housing and utilities (2.5 percent vs 2.2 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.9 percent, following a 1.2 percent increase in the prior month.
2021-09-02
Paraguay Inflation Rate Highest Since 2016
The annual inflation rate in Paraguay increased to 5.2 percent in July of 2021 from 4.5 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since January of 2016, as prices advanced faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (10.4 percent vs 8.6 percent in June); transport (9.3 percent vs 7.4 percent); housing & utilities (2.2 percent vs 1.5 percent) and furniture & household equipment (2.8 percent vs 2.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 1.2 percent, following a 0.4 percent increase in the prior month.
2021-08-03

Paraguay Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Inflation Rate 6.40 percent Sep/21 5.60 13.40 0.50
Core Consumer Prices 113.60 points Sep/21 112.60 113.60 16.10
Core Inflation Rate 5.00 percent Aug/21 4.50 21.79 0.68
CPI Housing Utilities 110.40 points Sep/21 109.50 159.20 35.20
Food Inflation 13.60 percent Sep/21 11.50 32.41 -4.84
CPI Transportation 124.30 points Sep/21 124.10 127.10 23.32
Consumer Price Index CPI 113.40 points Sep/21 112.30 155.10 32.80
Inflation Rate Mom 1.00 percent Sep/21 0.90 3.95 -2.24
Producer Prices 140.40 points Aug/21 138.00 140.40 99.30
Producer Prices Change 9.30 percent Jul/21 7.80 43.40 -3.40
GDP Deflator 53453743.72 points Jun/21 117.07 53453743.72 14.80


Paraguay Inflation Rate
In Paraguay, the main components of the consumer price index are: Food (32 percent of the total weight); Transports (14.8 percent) and Shelter, Household Maintenance and Services (8.9 percent). Furniture and Household Equipment account for 7.7 percent; Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 7.3 percent and Leisure and Culture for 6.1 percent. Others include: Restaurants and Hotels (5.5 percent); Clothing (4.9 percent); Health Care (4.1 percent); Education (4 percent); Communications (3.4 percent) and Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco (1.2 percent). The national index has a base of 100 as of December 2007. The CPI reflects the prices and spending patterns registered in the metropolitan area of Asunción, which includes: Asunción, Luque, Fernando de la Mora, Lambaré, San Lorenzo and Capiatá, and which accounts for 43.5 percent of the urban population of the country.