The annual inflation rate in Iran increased to 39.3 percent in May 2022 from 35.6 percent in the previous month, reaching to the highest level since last September, mainly boosted by faster rises in prices of housing & utilities (29.6% vs 28.1), food & non-alcoholic beverages (49.6% vs 43.5%), and transport (42.0% vs 35.8%). At the same time, prices rose more for recreation & culture (29.2% vs 27.5%), communication (7.6% vs 4.4%), tobacco (40.4% vs 39.5%), furniture & household equipment (30.0% vs 28.8%), clothing & footwear (46.8% vs 45.2%), miscellaneous goods & services (33.2% vs 30.6%), and health (32.6 vs 30.2%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 3.5 percent in May, the most in seven months, accelerating from a 3.3 percent gain in April. source: Statistical Center of Iran

Inflation Rate in Iran averaged 15.33 percent from 1957 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 59.02 percent in May of 1995 and a record low of -3.27 percent in April of 1958. This page provides the latest reported value for - Iran Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Iran Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Iran is expected to be 41.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Iran Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 30.00 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Iran Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-01 01:45 AM Apr 35.6% 34.7% 35%
2022-05-30 01:45 AM May 39.3% 35.6% 36%
2022-07-01 01:30 AM Jun 39.3% 41%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 39.30 35.60 percent May 2022

Iran Inflation Rate
In Iran, the most important categories in the consumer price index are Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (29 percent of total weight) and Food and beverages (28.5 percent of total weight). Others include: Transport (11.97 percent); Furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance (6 percent); Clothing and footwear (6 percent) and Health (5.5 percent). The smallest groups are Recreation and culture; Education; Restaurants and hotels; Communication; Tobacco at and Miscellaneous services and goods.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
39.30 35.60 59.02 -3.27 1957 - 2022 percent Monthly

News Stream
Iran Inflation Rate Rises to 8-Month High
The annual inflation rate in Iran increased to 39.3 percent in May 2022 from 35.6 percent in the previous month, reaching to the highest level since last September, mainly boosted by faster rises in prices of housing & utilities (29.6% vs 28.1), food & non-alcoholic beverages (49.6% vs 43.5%), and transport (42.0% vs 35.8%). At the same time, prices rose more for recreation & culture (29.2% vs 27.5%), communication (7.6% vs 4.4%), tobacco (40.4% vs 39.5%), furniture & household equipment (30.0% vs 28.8%), clothing & footwear (46.8% vs 45.2%), miscellaneous goods & services (33.2% vs 30.6%), and health (32.6 vs 30.2%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 3.5 percent in May, the most in seven months, accelerating from a 3.3 percent gain in April.
2022-05-30
Iran Inflation Rate at 3-Month High of 35.6%
The annual inflation rate in Iran increased to 35.6 percent in April 2022 from March’s 18-month low of 34.7 percent in the previous month, pointing to the highest level since January, mainly driven by faster rises in prices of housing & utilities (28.1% vs 27.2); food & non-alcoholic beverages (43.5% vs 40.8%), and transport (35.8% vs 34.8%). Also, prices rose more for recreation & culture (27.5% vs 27.3%), communication (4.4% vs 4.0%), and tobacco (39.5% vs 37.2%). Meanwhile, prices continued to rise for furniture & household equipment (28.8% vs 30.5%); clothing & footwear (45.2% vs 46.3%), and miscellaneous goods & services (30.6% vs 34.8%). On the other hand, health inflation was steady (at 30.2%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 3.3 percent in April, the most in six months, accelerating from a 1.3 percent rise in the prior month.
2022-05-01
Iran Inflation Rate Eases to 1-1/2-Year Low
The annual inflation rate in Iran declined to 34.7 percent in March 2022 from 35.4 percent in the previous month, pointing to the lowest reading since September 2020. Prices eased for: housing & utilities (27.2% vs 28.5 in February); food & non-alcoholic beverages (40.8% vs 40.9%); transport (34.8% vs 36.1%); furniture & household equipment (30.5% vs 31.9%); health (32.0% vs 33.9%); recreation & culture (27.3% vs 28.5%), and clothing & footwear (46.3% vs 46.8%). Meanwhile, inflation accelerated for miscellaneous goods & services (34.8% vs 33.8%); communication (4.0% vs 3.8%), and tobacco (37.2% vs 35.0%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 1.3 percent in March, the least in 10 months, slowing from a 2.1 percent growth in the prior month.
2022-03-30