Peru Inflation Rate
The inflation rate in Peru was recorded at 3.45 percent in June of 2014. Inflation Rate in Peru averaged 303.76 Percent from 1970 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 12377.32 Percent in August of 1990 and a record low of -1.11 Percent in February of 2002. Inflation Rate in Peru is reported by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (INEI).
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In Peru, the most important categories in the CPI basket are Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (25.7 percent of the total weight); Transportation (12.6 percent) and Restaurants and Hotels (11.9 percent). Housing, Water, Electricity and Other Fuels account for 9.2 percent and Education for 9.1 percent. Others include: Miscellaneous Goods and Services (6.8 percent); Furniture and Household Equipment and Conservation (5.7 percent); Clothing and Footwear (5.5 percent); Leisure and Culture (5.4 percent); Communications (4.3 percent); Health Care (3.4 percent) and Alcoholic Beverages, Narcotics and Tobacco (1.2 percent). The CPI index has a base of 100 as of 2009. The index tracks the metropolitan area of Lima. This page provides - Peru Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.