The annual inflation rate in Peru fell to 1.85 percent in September 2019 from 2.04 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since October last year, as prices slowed for food & beverages (1.43 percent from 1.78 percent in August); transportation & communication (0.85 percent from 1.18 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (2.03 percent from 2.10 percent); furnishings (1.04 percent from 1.13 percent); and clothing & footwear (0.44 percent from 0.59 percent). On the other hand, cost rose further for housing & utilities (2.14 percent from 2.05 percent); recreation & culture (4.4 percent from 4.36); and health (1.65 percent from 1.59 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.01 percent, easing from a 0.06 percent gain in the prior month. Inflation Rate in Peru averaged 272.50 percent from 1970 until 2019, 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.

Inflation Rate in Peru is expected to be 2.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Peru to stand at 2.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Peru Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-07-02 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jun 2.29% 2.73% 2.3%
2019-08-01 05:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Jul 2.11% 2.29% 2%
2019-09-01 05:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Aug 2.04% 2.11% 2%
2019-10-01 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY Sep 1.85% 2.04% 2%
2019-11-06 12:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY Oct 1.85% 2.1%
2019-12-02 05:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY Nov 2.2%


Peru Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.85 2.04 12377.32 -1.11 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 132.13 132.12 132.50 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 135.79 135.65 135.79 8.45 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.28 2.29 157.16 0.60 percent [+]
Producer Prices 108.82 108.83 109.01 0.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 114.56 116.71 149.98 32.54 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 121.11 121.78 130.25 55.22 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.01 0.06 396.98 -2.86 percent [+]
Food Inflation 1.43 1.78 10.72 -2.57 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 130.28 130.10 135.55 100.35 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 118.18 118.68 118.70 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 October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.85 2.04 12377.32 -1.11 1970 - 2019 percent Monthly
2001=100




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Argentina 53.50 Sep/19
Australia 1.60 Jun/19
Brazil 2.89 Sep/19
Canada 1.90 Sep/19
China 3.00 Sep/19
Euro Area 0.80 Sep/19
France 0.90 Sep/19
Germany 1.20 Sep/19
India 3.99 Sep/19
Indonesia 3.39 Sep/19
Italy 0.30 Sep/19
Japan 0.20 Sep/19
Mexico 3.00 Sep/19
Netherlands 2.60 Sep/19
Russia 4.00 Sep/19
Saudi Arabia -1.10 Aug/19
Singapore 0.50 Aug/19
South Africa 4.30 Aug/19
South Korea -0.40 Sep/19
Spain 0.10 Sep/19
Switzerland 0.10 Sep/19
Turkey 9.26 Sep/19
United Kingdom 1.70 Sep/19
United States 1.70 Sep/19


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