Peru's annual consumer price inflation increased to 2 percent in November of 2018 from 1.84 percent in the previous month. It is the highest inflation rate since October 2017, as prices continued to rise for food, rental housing, gasoline and electricity. On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.12 percent, higher than a 0.08 percent rise in September. Inflation expectations for 2018 within the 1%-3% range. Inflation Rate in Peru averaged 277.10 percent from 1970 until 2018, 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 2.20 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
2018-09-01 05:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.07% 1.62% 1.6%
2018-10-01 08:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.28% 1.07% 1.3%
2018-11-06 12:45 AM Inflation Rate YoY 1.84% 1.28% 1.6%
2018-12-02 12:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2% 1.84% 1.8%
2019-01-02 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2% 2.20%
2019-02-01 06:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-03-01 05:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Peru Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.00 1.84 12377.32 -1.11 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 129.77 129.74 129.77 0.00 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 133.02 132.89 133.02 8.45 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 2.49 2.48 157.16 0.60 percent [+]
Producer Prices 109.01 108.49 109.01 0.00 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 116.10 114.10 149.42 32.54 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 126.70 125.10 129.84 55.22 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.12 0.08 396.98 -2.86 percent [+]
Food Inflation 0.81 -0.44 10.72 -2.57 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 132.63 132.26 132.84 100.35 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 117.32 117.20 117.32 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.00 1.84 12377.32 -1.11 1970 - 2018 percent Monthly
2001=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 45.50 Oct/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.05 Nov/18
Canada 2.40 Oct/18
China 2.20 Nov/18
Euro Area 2.00 Nov/18
France 1.90 Nov/18
Germany 2.30 Nov/18
India 3.31 Oct/18
Indonesia 3.23 Nov/18
Italy 1.70 Nov/18
Japan 1.40 Oct/18
Mexico 4.72 Nov/18
Netherlands 2.00 Nov/18
Russia 3.80 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 2.40 Oct/18
Singapore 0.70 Oct/18
South Africa 5.10 Oct/18
South Korea 2.00 Nov/18
Spain 1.70 Nov/18
Switzerland 0.90 Nov/18
Turkey 21.62 Nov/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.50 Oct/18


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