Cost of food in South Korea increased 5.60 percent in August of 2021 over the same month in the previous year. source: Statistics Korea

Food Inflation in South Korea averaged 113.10 percent from 1970 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 6434.02 percent in January of 1985 and a record low of -4.50 percent in February of 1987. This page provides the latest reported value for - South Korea Food Inflation - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. South Korea Food Inflation - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Food Inflation in South Korea is expected to be 5.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the South Korea Food Inflation is projected to trend around 2.40 percent in 2022 and 2.90 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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South Korea Food Inflation

South Korea Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Inflation Rate 2.50 percent Sep/21 2.60 32.50 -0.40
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50 percent Sep/21 0.60 5.29 -2.52
Consumer Price Index CPI 108.83 points Sep/21 108.29 108.83 2.63
Core Consumer Prices 108.25 points Sep/21 107.95 108.25 9.61
Core Inflation Rate 1.30 percent Aug/21 1.20 30.50 -0.40
Food Inflation 5.60 percent Aug/21 6.40 6434.02 -4.50
CPI Transportation 107.79 points Sep/21 108.03 112.54 27.63
Cpi Housing Utilities 105.49 points Sep/21 103.82 105.49 31.61