The annual inflation rate in Iran jumped to 51.4 percent in April 2018 from 47.5 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since December 1995, as prices increased faster for: housing & utilities (25.3 percent vs 24.3 percent in March); food & beverages (84.4 percent vs 73.2 percent); furniture & household equipment (80.1 percent vs 78.3 percent); clothing & footwear (57.8 percent vs 55.5 percent); health (27.2 percent vs 25.3 percent); restaurant & hotels (48.1 percent vs 41.6 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (57.3 percent vs 54.6 percent), and education (21.2 percent vs 21.1 percent). Meantime, prices rose softer for: transport (52.5 percent vs 54.9 percent); recreation & culture (72.0 percent vs 73.4 percent), and tobacco (123.4 percent vs 125.0 percent) while inflation was steady for communication (at 37.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices climbed 4.0 percent in April, following a 3.9 percent rise in March. Inflation Rate in Iran averaged 13.99 percent from 1957 until 2018, 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.

Inflation Rate in Iran is expected to be 40.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in Iran to stand at 35.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Iran Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 18.00 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-10-20 10:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 31.4% 24.2% 25%
2018-11-23 02:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 36.9% 31.4% 36.3%
2018-12-25 02:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 39.9% 36.9% 41%
2019-05-03 02:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 51.4% 47.5% 44%
2019-06-14 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY 51.4% 40%
2019-07-15 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-08-15 07:00 AM Inflation Rate YoY


Iran Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 51.40 47.50 59.02 -3.27 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 170.90 164.30 170.90 0.90 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 175.20 173.90 182.10 0.90 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 84.40 73.20 84.40 1.80 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 52.88 53.89 63.32 1.57 Percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 4.00 3.90 7.69 -4.17 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 138.80 136.70 138.80 99.00 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 164.80 166.20 169.40 99.50 Index Points [+]


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. 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 - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
51.40 47.50 59.02 -3.27 1957 - 2019 percent Monthly
2016=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 55.80 Apr/19
Australia 1.30 Mar/19
Brazil 4.94 Apr/19
Canada 2.00 Apr/19
China 2.50 Apr/19
Euro Area 1.70 Apr/19
France 1.30 Apr/19
Germany 2.00 Apr/19
India 2.92 Apr/19
Indonesia 2.83 Apr/19
Italy 1.10 Apr/19
Japan 0.90 Apr/19
Mexico 4.41 Apr/19
Netherlands 2.90 Apr/19
Russia 5.20 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia -1.90 Apr/19
Singapore 0.80 Apr/19
South Africa 4.40 Apr/19
South Korea 0.60 Apr/19
Spain 1.50 Apr/19
Switzerland 0.70 Apr/19
Turkey 19.50 Apr/19
United Kingdom 2.10 Apr/19
United States 2.00 Apr/19


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