The annual inflation rate in Paraguay eased to 11.4 percent in May of 2022 from 11.8 percent in the previous month. Prices slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (18.4 percent vs. 19.8 percent in April) and transport (22.1 percent vs. 24.4 percent). On the other hand, prices advanced faster for housing & utilities (4.9 percent vs. 4.7 percent), furniture & household equipment (5.0 percent from 4.5 percent), and miscellaneous goods & services (5.8 percent vs. 4.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.2 percent, easing from a 1.5 percent gain in the prior period. source: Banco Central del Paraguay

Inflation Rate in Paraguay averaged 5.17 percent from 2005 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 13.40 percent in June of 2008 and a record low of 0.50 percent in June of 2020. This page provides - Paraguay Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Paraguay Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Inflation Rate in Paraguay is expected to be 11.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Paraguay Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Paraguay Inflation Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-05-04 07:00 PM Apr 11.8% 10.1% 10.5%
2022-06-03 05:30 PM May 11.4% 11.8% 11.5%
2022-07-05 04:00 PM Jun 11.4% 11.3%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Inflation Rate 11.40 11.80 percent May 2022
Core Inflation Rate 8.20 8.20 percent May 2022
Core Consumer Prices 119.40 118.70 points May 2022
Food Inflation 18.40 19.80 percent May 2022
CPI Transportation 143.90 143.80 points May 2022
CPI Housing Utilities 113.40 113.10 points May 2022
Consumer Price Index CPI 122.10 121.90 points May 2022
Producer Prices 154.40 155.10 points May 2022
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 1.50 percent May 2022
Producer Prices Change 18.49 18.45 percent Apr 2022
GDP Deflator 55744290.11 51004708.85 points Dec 2021

Paraguay Inflation Rate
In Paraguay, the main components of the consumer price index are: Food (32 percent of the total weight); Transports (14.8 percent) and Shelter, Household Maintenance and Services (8.9 percent). Furniture and Household Equipment account for 7.7 percent; Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 7.3 percent and Leisure and Culture for 6.1 percent. Others include: Restaurants and Hotels (5.5 percent); Clothing (4.9 percent); Health Care (4.1 percent); Education (4 percent); Communications (3.4 percent) and Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco (1.2 percent). The national index has a base of 100 as of December 2007. The CPI reflects the prices and spending patterns registered in the metropolitan area of Asunción, which includes: Asunción, Luque, Fernando de la Mora, Lambaré, San Lorenzo and Capiatá, and which accounts for 43.5 percent of the urban population of the country.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
11.40 11.80 13.40 0.50 2005 - 2022 percent Monthly
2007M12=100, NSA

News Stream
Paraguay Inflation Eases in May
The annual inflation rate in Paraguay eased to 11.4 percent in May of 2022 from 11.8 percent in the previous month. Prices slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (18.4 percent vs. 19.8 percent in April) and transport (22.1 percent vs. 24.4 percent). On the other hand, prices advanced faster for housing & utilities (4.9 percent vs. 4.7 percent), furniture & household equipment (5.0 percent from 4.5 percent), and miscellaneous goods & services (5.8 percent vs. 4.9 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.2 percent, easing from a 1.5 percent gain in the prior period.
2022-06-03
Paraguay Inflation Rate Quickens to Near 11-Year High
The annual inflation rate in Paraguay accelerated for the third straight month to 10.1% in March of 2022, from 9.3% in the prior month. It was the highest reading since May of 2011, mainly on account of soaring prices of transportation (18.2% vs 17.2% in February) and food & non-alcoholic beverages (17.5% vs 15.7%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 0.8%, slowing from a 1.4% rise in the previous month.
2022-04-06
Paraguay Inflation Rate Hit Highest Since 2011
The annual inflation rate in Paraguay accelerated to 9.3 percent in February of 2022 from 7.9 percent in the previous month and marking the highest inflation rate since May of 2011 when consumer prices jumped over 10 percent. Prices rose faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (15.7 percent vs 14.1 percent in January), transport (17.2 percent vs 14.0 percent) and housing & utilities (4.2 percent vs 4.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices jumped 1.4 percent following a 1.5 percent gain in the prior period.
2022-03-03