The annual inflation rate in Iran declined to 43.2 percent in August, the lowest since last October, from 43.6 percent in the previous month, due mainly to softer rise in prices of both housing & utilities (24.3% vs 25.0%) and transport (44.3% vs 46.4%). Also prices increased less for clothing & footwear (54.8% vs 55.4%), miscellaneous goods & services (42.8% vs 45.2%), communication (7.3% vs 8.0%), recreation & culture (45.2% vs 48.9%), furniture & household equipment (54.2% vs 59.6%), health & medical services (43.7% vs 44.2%), and tobacco (32.4% vs 37.8%). Meantime, prices continued to rise for both food & non-alcoholic beverages (59.2% vs 57.4%) and restaurants & hotels (63.1% vs 62.3%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 3.2 percent in August, easing from a 8-month high of 3.5 percent in July. source: Statistical Center of Iran

Inflation Rate in Iran averaged 15.07 percent from 1957 until 2021, 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. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2021.

Inflation Rate in Iran is expected to be 21.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Iran Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Iran Inflation Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
43.20 43.60 59.02 -3.27 1957 - 2021 percent Monthly


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-01 08:30 AM May 46.9% 49.5%
2021-07-02 01:30 AM Jun 47.6% 46.9% 47.1%
2021-08-10 03:10 AM Jul 43.6% 47.6%
2021-08-30 02:00 AM Aug 43.2% 43.6% 41%
2021-10-02 02:00 AM Sep 43.2%
2021-11-03 02:00 AM Oct
2021-12-14 03:00 AM Nov


News Stream
Iran Inflation Rate Eases to 10-Month Low
The annual inflation rate in Iran declined to 43.2 percent in August, the lowest since last October, from 43.6 percent in the previous month, due mainly to softer rise in prices of both housing & utilities (24.3% vs 25.0%) and transport (44.3% vs 46.4%). Also, prices increased less for clothing & footwear (54.8% vs 55.4%), miscellaneous goods & services (42.8% vs 45.2%), communication (7.3% vs 8.0%), recreation & culture (45.2% vs 48.9%), furniture & household equipment (54.2% vs 59.6%), health & medical services (43.7% vs 44.2%), and tobacco (32.4% vs 37.8%). Meantime, prices continued to rise for both food & non-alcoholic beverages (59.2% vs 57.4%) and restaurants & hotels (63.1% vs 62.3%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were up 3.2 percent in August, easing from a 8-month high of 3.5 percent in July.
2021-08-30
Iran Inflation Rate Falls to 9-Month Low
The annual inflation rate in Iran declined to a 9-month low of 43.6 percent in July 2021 from 47.6 percent in the previous month, due mainly to softer rise in prices of housing & utilities (25.0% vs 28.5%), food & non-alcoholic beverages (57.4% vs 62.7%) and transport (46.4% vs 50.4%). Also prices increased less for clothing & footwear (55.4% vs 57.5%), miscellaneous goods & services (45.2% vs 50.5%), communication (8.0% vs 11.8%), recreation & culture (48.9% vs 55.2%), furniture & household equipment (59.6% vs 66.0%), tobacco (37.8% vs 45.3%). Meantime, prices continued to rise for both restaurants & hotels (62.3% vs 61.5%) and health & medical services (44.2% vs 42.9%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 3.5 percent in July, the highest in 8 months, accelerating from a 2.5 percent gain in June.
2021-08-10
Iran Inflation Rate Accelerates to 47.6% in June
The annual inflation rate in Iran increased to 47.6 percent in June 2021 from 46.9 percent in the previous month, due to faster rise in prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (62.7% vs 61.5%),transport (50.4% vs 46.9%), clothing & footwear (57.5% vs 55.3%) and restaurants & hotels (61.5% vs 60.8%). Meantime, prices continued to increase for housing & utilities (28.5% vs 28.6%), furniture & household equipment (66.0% vs 67.6%), recreation & culture (55.2% vs 57.4%), miscellaneous goods & services (50.5% vs 50.6%), communication (11.8% vs 13.8%), tobacco (45.3% vs 46.6%), and health & medical services (42.9% vs 43.5%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 2.5 percent in June, accelerating from a 0.7 percent gain in May.
2021-07-02
Iran Inflation Rate Eases to 4-Month Low
The annual inflation rate in Iran declined to 46.9 percent in May 2021, the least since January, from 49.5 percent in the previous month, due mainly to softer rise in prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (61.5% vs 63.5%), housing & utilities (28.6% vs 29.8%), and transport (46.9% vs 56.3%). Also, prices rose less for furniture & household equipment (67.6% vs 71.3% in April), clothing & footwear (55.3% vs 55.6%), recreation & culture (57.4% vs 61.7%), miscellaneous goods & services (50.6% vs 53.4%), communication (13.8% vs 19.4%), tobacco (46.6% vs 47.9%), and health & medical services (43.5% vs 44.3%). Meanwhile, prices continued to increase for restaurants & hotels (60.8% vs 58.1%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.7 percent in May, the least since September 2019, easing from a 2.7 percent growth in April.
2021-06-01

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.