Pakistan Inflation Rate 1957-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The inflation rate in Pakistan was recorded at 3.20 percent in February of 2015. Inflation Rate in Pakistan averaged 8.01 percent from 1957 until 2015, 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
3.20 3.88 37.81 -10.32 1957 - 2015 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 Friday, March 6, 2015.


Pakistan Inflation Rate at 11-1/2-Year Low


Pakistan annual inflation rate slowed to 3.24 percent in February of 2015 from 3.88 percent in the previous month. It is the lowest rate since September of 2003 as decline in oil prices brought transport cost down.

Year-on-year, transport prices dropped 11.12 percent after falling 8.1 percent in January. Kerosene oil decreased 29.69 percent and motor fuel declined 24.11 percent.

Upward pressures came from prices of housing, water, electricity, gas and fuels (5.72 percent), clothing and footwear (7.7 percent) and food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.19 percent). 

On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.92 percent, the biggest drop since December of 2013.

Pakistan Bureau of Statistics | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
3/2/2015 6:12:36 PM


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Calendar GMT Event Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-01-01 09:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Dec
4.3% 3.96% 3.93%
2015-02-02 09:10 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Jan
3.88% 4.3% 4.13%
2015-03-02 09:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Feb
3.2% 3.88% 3.67%
2015-04-01 09:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Mar
3.2% 4.1%
2015-05-02 08:30 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  Apr
3.98%
2015-06-02 10:20 AM
Inflation Rate YoY  May
4.25%


Pakistan Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 3.20 3.88 37.81 -10.32 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 196.95 196.79 199.81 62.82 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 6.20 6.40 11.40 6.20 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 237.11 221.28 237.11 100.00 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 206.11 208.25 215.76 20.05 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 141.00 140.10 144.40 1.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 159.20 155.50 159.20 0.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.19 2.13 12.99 1.09 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.90 0.08 3.33 -1.32 percent [+]


Inflation Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 1.70 Nov/14 2.30 23.90 -1.30 percent [+]
Brazil 7.14 Jan/15 6.41 6821.31 1.65 percent [+]
Canada 1.00 Jan/15 1.50 21.60 -17.80 percent [+]
China 0.80 Jan/15 1.50 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Euro Area -0.30 Feb/15 -0.60 5.00 -0.70 percent [+]
France -0.40 Jan/15 0.10 18.80 -0.70 percent [+]
Germany 0.10 Feb/15 -0.40 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
India 5.11 Jan/15 5.00 11.16 4.38 percent [+]
Indonesia 6.29 Feb/15 6.96 82.40 -1.17 percent [+]
Italy -0.19 Feb/15 -0.60 25.64 -0.60 percent [+]
Japan 2.40 Jan/15 2.40 25.00 -2.52 percent [+]
Mexico 3.07 Jan/15 4.08 179.73 2.91 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.10 Feb/15 0.00 11.19 -1.30 percent [+]
Russia 15.00 Jan/15 11.40 2333.30 3.60 percent [+]
South Korea 0.50 Feb/15 0.80 32.50 0.20 percent [+]
Spain -1.10 Feb/15 -1.30 28.43 -1.37 percent [+]
Switzerland -0.50 Jan/15 -0.30 11.92 -1.37 percent [+]
Turkey 7.55 Feb/15 7.24 138.71 -4.01 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.30 Jan/15 0.50 8.50 0.30 percent [+]
United States -0.10 Jan/15 0.80 23.70 -15.80 percent [+]