The annual inflation rate in Paraguay rose to 4.1 percent in October of 2018 from 4.0 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since June, as prices increased further for transport (10.7 percent compared to 8.2 percent in September); housing & utilities (4.3 percent compared to 4.2 percent) and furnishing & household equipment (2.5 percent compared to 2.0 percent). On the other hand, cost slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.3 percent compared to 2.8 percent) and recreation & culture (2.0 percent compared to 2.1 percent) while inflation was steady for miscellaneous goods and services (at 3.1 percent, the same as in September). Core inflation, which excludes volatile items such as fruits, vegetables and fuels, advanced to 3.0 percent in October from 2.9 percent in the prior month. On a monthly, basis consumer prices went up 0.6 percent, after rising 0.4 percent in September. Inflation Rate in Paraguay averaged 5.49 percent from 2005 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 13.40 percent in June of 2008 and a record low of 0.90 percent in May of 2013.

Paraguay Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-03 05:50 PM Inflation Rate YoY 3.9% 4% 3.6%
2018-10-02 05:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4% 3.9% 3.8%
2018-11-02 04:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.1% 4% 3.7%
2018-12-03 05:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.1% 3.9%
2018-12-28 05:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.2%


Paraguay Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.10 4.00 13.40 0.90 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 102.30 102.00 102.30 16.10 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 3.00 2.90 21.79 0.68 percent [+]
Producer Prices 122.20 121.90 122.20 99.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.30 2.70 43.40 -3.40 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.60 0.40 3.95 -2.24 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 111.37 110.09 111.37 14.64 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.30 2.80 32.41 -4.84 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 104.00 103.90 159.20 35.20 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 110.50 108.00 127.10 23.32 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 102.80 102.20 155.10 32.80 Index Points [+]


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. This page provides - Paraguay Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Paraguay Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.10 4.00 13.40 0.90 2005 - 2018 percent Monthly
2007M12=100, NSA




Country Last
Argentina 40.30 Sep/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.56 Oct/18
Canada 2.20 Sep/18
China 2.50 Oct/18
Euro Area 2.20 Oct/18
France 2.20 Oct/18
Germany 2.50 Oct/18
India 3.31 Oct/18
Indonesia 3.16 Oct/18
Italy 1.60 Oct/18
Japan 1.20 Sep/18
Mexico 4.90 Oct/18
Netherlands 2.10 Oct/18
Russia 3.50 Oct/18
Saudi Arabia 2.10 Sep/18
Singapore 0.70 Sep/18
South Africa 4.90 Sep/18
South Korea 2.00 Oct/18
Spain 2.30 Oct/18
Switzerland 1.10 Oct/18
Turkey 25.24 Oct/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.50 Oct/18


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