Peru Inflation Rate  1970-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Consumer prices in Peru rose 2.04 percent year-on-year in October of 2017, compared to a 2.94 percent increase in September. It was the lowest inflation rate since July 2010. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.47 percent, as food cost continued to fall, marking the fifth negative reading this year. The central bank had lowered the benchmarck interest rate by 25 baisi points in May, June and September this year. Inflation Rate in Peru averaged 283.35 percent from 1970 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 12377.32 percent in August of 1990 and a record low of -1.11 percent in February of 2002.

Peru Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-01 05:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 3.17% 2.85% 3.5%
2017-10-02 05:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.94% 3.17% 3.3%
2017-11-02 01:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.04% 2.94% 2.6%
2017-12-01 05:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.04% 3.20%


Peru Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.04 2.94 12377.32 -1.11 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 127.50 128.10 128.70 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 129.68 129.60 129.68 8.45 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.56 2.76 157.16 0.60 percent [+]
Producer Prices 105.58 105.66 106.13 0.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 121.47 116.00 149.42 32.54 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 116.24 115.10 129.84 55.22 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.47 -0.02 396.98 -2.86 percent [+]
Food Inflation 1.65 3.67 10.72 -1.33 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 127.77 127.64 127.77 100.35 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 112.93 112.98 112.98 99.31 Index Points [+]


Peru Inflation Rate

In Peru, the most important categories in the CPI basket are Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (25.7 percent of the total weight); Transportation (12.6 percent) and Restaurants and Hotels (11.9 percent). Housing, Water, Electricity and Other Fuels account for 9.2 percent and Education for 9.1 percent. Others include: Miscellaneous Goods and Services (6.8 percent); Furniture and Household Equipment and Conservation (5.7 percent); Clothing and Footwear (5.5 percent); Leisure and Culture (5.4 percent); Communications (4.3 percent); Health Care (3.4 percent) and Alcoholic Beverages, Narcotics and Tobacco (1.2 percent). The CPI index has a base of 100 as of 2009. The index tracks the metropolitan area of Lima. This page provides - Peru Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Peru Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.04 2.94 12377.32 -1.11 1970 - 2017 percent Monthly
2001=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