Pakistan Inflation Rate 1957-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Pakistan was recorded at 5.82 percent in October of 2014. Inflation Rate in Pakistan averaged 8.03 Percent from 1957 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 37.81 Percent in December of 1973 and a record low of -10.32 Percent in February of 1959. Inflation Rate in Pakistan is reported by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

   
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Pakistan Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.82 7.68 37.81 -10.32 1957 - 2014 percent Monthly
2007/2008=100
In Pakistan, most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages (35 percent of total weight); housing, water, electricity, gas and fuels (29 percent); clothing and footwear (8 percent) and transport (7 percent). The index also includes furnishings and household equipment (4 percent), education (4 percent), communication (3 percent) and health (2 percent). The remaining 8 percent is composed by: recreation and culture, restaurants and hotels, alcoholic beverages and tobacco and other goods and services. This page provides - Pakistan Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Pakistan Inflation Rate - was last refreshed on Tuesday, November 25, 2014.


Pakistan Inflation Rate Down to 17-Month Low


Pakistan annual inflation rate slowed to 5.8 percent in October of 2014 compared to 7.7 percent in September. Downward pressures came mostly from lower food, oil and gas prices.

In October, prices decelerated for food and non-alcoholic beverages (4.41 percent yoy from 6.47 percent in the previous month); housing, water, electricity, gas and fuels (5.62 percent from 8.84 percent); transport (3.95 percent from 5.43 percent). In contrast, prices accelerated for furnishing and household equipment maintenance (7.84 percent from 8.49 percent) and restaurants and hotels (8.5 percent from 9.17 percent).

Year-on-year core inflation (excluding food and energy) decreased to 7.8 percent in October of 2014 compared to 8.1 percent in September. The month-on-month rate was recorded at 0.7 percent in October, the same rate as in September.

On a monthly basis, the inflation rate eased to 0.2 percent, compared to 0.4 percent in the previous month, mainly driven by a 1.60 percent decline in perishable food prices.

Pakistan Bureau of Statistics | Carolina Cunha | carolina.cunha@tradingeconomics.com
11/19/2014 3:39:02 PM


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Pakistan Inflation Rate Up to 7.7%
Pakistan annual inflation rate rose to 7.7 percent in September of 2014 from 7 percent in August of 2014, accelerating for the first time in four months. The increase was mainly due to higher food and electricity prices. Published on 2014-10-01

Pakistan Inflation Rate Slows Further in August
Pakistan annual inflation rate decelerated for the fourth consecutive month to 7.0 percent in August of 2014, from 7.9 percent recorded in July and 8.6 a year earlier, mostly due to lower cost of food. It is the lowest inflation rate since June of 2013. Published on 2014-09-01


Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-09-01 10:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Aug 2014
7.0% 7.88% 8.24%
2014-10-01 09:15 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Sep 2014
7.68% 7.0% 8.3%
2014-11-05 08:15 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Oct 2014
5.82% 7.68% 7.59%
2014-12-01 09:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Nov 2014
5.82% 5.08%


Pakistan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 5.82 7.68 37.81 -10.32 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 199.81 199.40 199.81 62.82 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 7.80 8.10 11.40 6.50 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 237.11 205.32 293.39 100.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 214.39 215.06 215.76 20.05 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 144.40 139.50 247.50 2.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 155.50 150.80 314.90 1.20 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 4.41 6.47 12.99 4.41 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.35 3.33 -1.32 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 2.30 Aug/14 3.00 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 6.59 Oct/14 6.75 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 2.40 Oct/14 2.00 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 1.60 Oct/14 1.60 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.40 Oct/14 0.30 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France 0.50 Oct/14 0.30 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.80 Oct/14 0.80 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.52 Oct/14 6.46 11.16 5.52 percent [+]
Indonesia 4.83 Oct/14 4.53 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy 0.10 Oct/14 -0.20 25.64 -2.44 percent [+]
Japan 3.20 Sep/14 3.30 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 4.30 Oct/14 4.22 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 1.10 Oct/14 0.90 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 8.30 Oct/14 8.00 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 1.20 Oct/14 1.10 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -0.10 Oct/14 -0.20 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland 0.00 Oct/14 -0.10 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 8.96 Oct/14 8.86 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 1.30 Oct/14 1.20 8.50 0.50 percent [+]
United States 1.70 Oct/14 1.70 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]