Paraguay Inflation Rate  2005-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in Paraguay increased by 4.9 percent year-on-year in October of 2017, following a 4.2 percent rise in the previous month. It is the highest inflation rate since February of 2016, as prices advanced at a faster pace for food and non-alcoholic beverages (9.3 percent compared to 6.8 percent in September); alcoholic beverages and tobacco (1.7 percent compared to 1.6 percent); restaurants and hotels (3.1 percent compared to 3.0 percent); recreation and culture (2.8 percent compared to 2.7 percent) and clothing and footwear (1.7 percent compared to 1.6 percent). Meantime, prices rose at a softer pace for furniture and housing equipment (2.7 percent compared to 2.8 percent); miscellaneous goods (4.7 percent compared to 4.6 percent); health (4.5 percent compared to 5.0 percent) and transport (0.2 percent compared to 0.4 percent), remained steady for education (6.0 percent) and housing and utilities (2.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.5 percent. Inflation Rate in Paraguay averaged 5.60 percent from 2005 until 2017, 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-01 07:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.0% 4.0% 4.4%
2017-10-04 07:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.2% 4.0% 3.8%
2017-11-02 05:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.9% 4.2% 4.3%
2017-12-01 06:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 4.9% 3.88%


Paraguay Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 4.90 4.20 13.40 0.90 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 155.80 155.30 155.80 25.24 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 4.10 4.40 21.79 0.68 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50 0.30 3.95 -2.24 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 527.63 522.24 527.63 97.09 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 9.30 6.80 32.41 -4.84 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 158.80 158.80 159.10 35.20 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 120.90 120.90 127.10 23.32 Index Points [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 153.20 152.40 153.20 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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.90 4.20 13.40 0.90 2005 - 2017 percent Monthly
2007=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
Brazil 2.70 Oct/17
Canada 1.40 Oct/17
China 1.90 Oct/17
Euro Area 1.40 Oct/17
France 1.10 Oct/17
Germany 1.60 Oct/17
India 3.58 Oct/17
Indonesia 3.58 Oct/17
Italy 1.00 Oct/17
Japan 0.70 Sep/17
Mexico 6.37 Oct/17
Netherlands 1.30 Oct/17
Russia 2.70 Oct/17
South Korea 1.80 Oct/17
Spain 1.60 Oct/17
Switzerland 0.70 Oct/17
Turkey 11.90 Oct/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Oct/17
United States 2.00 Oct/17